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The Value of Law and Diversity: The BIPOC Attorney's Path

The Value of Law and Diversity: The BIPOC Attorney’s Path and Pitfalls to Solo & Small Firm Practice
Thursday, May 27, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Program Fee:

Free for Members | $99 for Nonmembers

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
New Jersey: 2.8 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
California: 2.5 Elimination of Bias
Pennsylvania: 2.0 Professional Responsibility
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

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.

This program will explore the practical impact of implicit and explicit bias, diversity and inclusion initiatives in the legal profession and sensitivity to cultural and other differences on attorney retention from experienced BIPOC attorneys who have transitioned to solo and small law firm practices and the ways that DEI issues continue to impact their current practice.  The program will also provide concrete recommendations for how the legal profession, including small law firms and solo practitioners, can promote diversity, inclusion, and equity, both within their ranks and through their interactions with clients and other parties in the legal system.

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Program Chair:
Nydia Shahjahan,
Nydia Shahjahan, Esq., P.C.

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Matthew E. Morningstar & Robert A. Marchman, Co-Chairs
Small Law Firm,
Anne Wolfson, Chair

Co-Sponsored By:
Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Small Law Firm Center

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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