BECOMING AN ALLY: FOUR TRAILBLAZING JURISTS DISCUSS DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
1.5 MCLE credits in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
This program is co-sponsored by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, the Young Lawyers Section, and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Foley & Lardner LLP
90 Park Avenue
New York, NY
In this program, four of New York’s most noteworthy jurists discuss the importance of championing attorneys from historically underrepresented backgrounds. These jurists are:
Honorable Joel Cohen (Commercial Division, New York County)
Honorable Dora Irizarry (Chief Judge of the Eastern District of New York)
Honorable Saliann Scarpulla (Commercial Division, New York County)
Honorable Laura Taylor Swain (Southern District of New York)
This program will be an interactive discussion about topics relating to advancing female attorneys, attorneys of color, LGBTQIA+ attorneys, and attorneys with disabilities in the profession. The focus will be on how attorneys can work together to foster diversity and inclusion. The program will include hypotheticals with audience participation on a variety of areas such as how to be an ally, a sponsor, and a mentor. The program will also include hypotheticals about the importance of introducing attorneys from diverse backgrounds to clients.
5:30 p.m.: Registration and Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: CLE program
Free for Co-Sponsoring Section Members
$50 NYSBA Members | $150 Non-Members
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