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Improving Client Service in the Bankruptcy Sector

Improving  Client Service in the Bankruptcy Sector: Saving Clients from Self-Harm & Overcoming Implicit Bias
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Program Fee:
Live Program: Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers

New York CLE Credit:
2.0 Total: 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias*

*Newly admitted New York attorneys (attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) cannot earn CLE credit in the category of Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.

Description:
This program will consist of two panel discussions addressing rarely-considered ethical and implicit bias issues in the bankruptcy sector.  The first panel will  discuss a lawyer’s ethical duties when a client mentions/threatens suicide and other ethical considerations in bankruptcy practice.  The second panel will address recognizing unconscious bias in the bankruptcy sector and provide practical tips to mitigate implicit bias and improve client service. 

Speakers:
Ndukwe Agwu, 
Co-Deputy Director, Consumer & Economic Advocacy Program, Brooklyn Legal Services
Ramona Morel, Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project, City Bar Justice Center
Hon. Cecelia G. Morris, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of New York
Danyale Price, Chief Inclusion Officer, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Kathryn Salisbury, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Vibrant Emotional Health

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Committee, Christopher K. Kiplok, Chair
Where
New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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