Museum of Tolerance
9786 West Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Overview (Program Summary)
5:30 pm Registration
6:00 pm InSide Diversity Program and Panel Discussion
Confronting Bias in Divisive Times: The Impact of Bias on the Practice of Law and How to Overcome It.
This presentation will feature an interactive and thoughtful discussion regarding conscious and unconscious bias and the impact on the legal profession from client relationships, hiring, promotions, trials and beyond. Panelists will discuss the true definition of bias, including how and why it is impacts the legal profession so significantly, how it impacts our evaluation of talent, people and situations, and how it impacts cross-cultural communication and diversity efforts. Engage in awareness exercises that will help you (and help you help others) identify unconscious biases and learn ways to overcome them individually and organizationally.
1 hour Elimination of Bias CLE
7:00 pm Profiles IN Diversity Recognition: Renee Benjamin, Associate General Counsel, CalPortland
7:15 pm Reception
Luther Wright, Jr. Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins