Free for NYSBA Members & Members of Co-Sponsoring Organizations/CDWBA | Free for Alumni, Faculty and Friends of Albany Law School | Non-Member: $100
Community Diversity Day: Implicit Bias and Diversity in the Legal Profession
This program will explore what implicit bias is, how it affects people generally and more specifically, the affect it can have on diverse professionals in the legal field. The program will also explore relevant case law, and discuss what can be done to combat implicit bias and its affects.
Hosted by LALSA, sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion of the New York State Bar Association and The Capital District Women's Bar Association and co-sponsored by MLSA, OUTLaw, APALSA and BLSA.
Friday, April 26, 2019
CLE Program: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Networking Reception: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Albany Law School
80 New Scotland Avenue | Dean Alexander Moot Court Room, 4th Floor Auditorium
Albany, NY 12208
2.0 MCLE Credits | 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias, 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice
Free for NYSBA Members & Members of Co-Sponsoring Organizations | Free for Alumni, Faculty and Friends of Albany Law School | Non-Member: $100
Mirna M. Santiago, Esq. | Acacia Network, Inc. | Biography
Tuition Assistance: Any New York attorney who has a genuine financial hardship may apply for tuition assistance for a CLE program. Learn more at www.nysba.org/TuitionAssistance.
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out-of-State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact Patrick Boland, CLE Program Manager or Minika Udoko, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist.