Illinois attorneys must complete 30 hours every 2 years – including 4 required hours of Professional Responsibility, 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion and 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
Instead of completing 6 Professional Responsibility hours, you must now complete 4 hours of Professional Responsibility, 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion and 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
Expert witness Michael Wakshull has studied bias for years and sees these implicit biases manifest in every courtroom he testifies in. In this thought-provoking presentation, Mike will mainly discuss the six types of bias as defined by Black’s Law Dictionary, common types of bias in the courtroom, human error & overcoming bias in the courtroom.
The goal of this CLE program is to lay out some of the different people groups that you represent and leave you with a better understanding of Arabic-speaking clients. This course qualifies for Professionalism and Bias credits in numerous states.
Illinois attorneys must now complete the new required hour of Bias & Diversity and Mental Health & Substance Abuse.
Experienced New York attorneys must complete at least 1 CLE credit hour in the Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE category of credit as part of their biennial CLE requirement.
In You Can’t Change What You Can’t See, the ABA’s comprehensive report on gender bias, the main finding is that gender & racial bias continues to be prevalent in the legal community. Despite all the efforts, we have not made much progress… and now we’re headed into a non-binary future.
Virtually every large law firm and publicly held corporation claims it is committed to gender diversity. Yet, most gender diversity programs have accomplished very little in the way of significant change. 3 Steps to Increase Diversity in Law Firms Progress toward gender diversity depends on three key actions: (1) Specifying specific numerical goals (2) Providing meaningful financial incentives to achieve them (3)…
Illinois attorneys now have a new IL MCLE requirement. Please note that the Professional Responsibility requirement has been modified. All Illinois attorneys are now required to complete a minimum of 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion and 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. New Professional Responsibility Requirement 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance…
Susan Fowler had tried everything – going to human resources, talking to her managers, transferring departments, but nothing changed. An engineer at Uber, the sexist comments at her toxic workplace just kept coming. So she went online and wrote a 3,000-word blog post exposing the behavior and culture at Uber. Less than one year later, Uber co-founder and C.E.O. Travis Kalanick was…