Free CLE Program for NYSBA Members
Understanding the Nuances in Representing Veteran Clients
Sisters and Brothers in Arms: Cultural Diversity in America’s Military
Live CLE Program and Webconference
1.0 Credit in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Nixon Peabody LLP | Tower 46 | 55 West 46th Street | New York, NY 10036-4120
Military Cultural Competency
This roundtable discussion provides an overview of the differences and nuances in military cultures, as discussed and described by a diverse panel of current and former service members from different branches, ranks, and components.
Attendees will learn how to apply sensitivity to cultural and other differences when interacting with members of the public, judges, jurors, litigants, attorneys and court personnel. In particular, the discussion will focus on how these differences should be accounted for and accommodated when representing and working with military or veteran clients.
Eva Aklamati-Darko | Captain, U.S. Air Force | Program Analyst/Planetree Coordinator | VA Hudson Valley Health Care System
Art C. Cody, Esq. | Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.) | Deputy Director of Veterans Defense Program | NYS Defenders Association
Stacy A. Cody | Captain, U.S. Army | Vice President | Firmwide Sourcing, Morgan Stanley
Jeff Parker | SSGT U.S. Marine Corp/U.S. Army (Ret.) | Education Specialist-Training Specialist | U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | VA Medical Center-Montrose
Anne-Marie Whelan, Esq. | 1LT U.S. Army | Assistant District Attorney | Manhattan Special Litigation Bureau
Free for NYSBA Members | $75 for Non-members