Practice Pointers for Pro Bono Advocacy

New York City Bar
Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias:
Practice Pointers for Pro Bono Advocacy (OnDemand)
Originally held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Program Fee:

Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers

CLE Credit:
New York: 1.5 Total: 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias, 0.5 Ethics
New Jersey: 1.5 Total: 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias, 0.5 Professional Responsibility
California: 1.0 Elimination of Bias
Pennsylvania: 1.0 Professional Responsibility
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/changes_for_2016.shtml.


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 CLE will present a conceptual framework, concrete skills toolkit and interactive exercise intended to enhance attorney competence in pro bono advocacy, with particular attention to diversity and inclusion and the disruption of implicit biases when working with economically disadvantaged clients.

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Program Co-Instructors:
Kurt M. Denk,
Executive Director, City Bar Justice Center
Ramona Morel,
Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project, City Bar Justice Center

Sponsoring Association Organizations:
City Bar Justice Center, Lynn Kelly, Executive Director
Office for Diversity & Inclusion

Co-Sponsoring Association Committee:
Pro Bono & Legal Services, Nicole L. Fidler and Jennifer K. Brown, Co-Chairs


Where
Online Event

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