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September 20 - Practical Lessons in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Law Practice

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Date of Teleseminar: Friday September 20, 2024
Time of Teleseminar: 11 a.m. - Noon MT
Credit: 1.0 EIJ


This program will provide you with a practical guide to diversity, inclusion, and equity in law firms and in clients. The program will discuss the value of diversity and inclusion, including how it fosters collegiality, greater client value, and organizational and personal growth. The panel will look at real world case studies of what types of diversity training work and help law firms – and also review those types of training that do not work. The program cover best practices not only for law firms but also for advising clients on developing diversity, inclusion, and equity training and practices.
  • Types of diversity – internal, external, organizational, and worldview
  • Racial and ethnic, generational and age, gender, socio-economic diversity
  • Training to raise awareness of unconscious bias v. promoting allyship and inclusivity
  • What types of diversity training work – and what types do not work?
  • Best practices in helping law firms and their clients grow in diversity, inclusion and equity
Speakers:
Anthony Licata is a partner in the Chicago office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, where he formerly chaired the firm’s real estate practice. He has an extensive practice focusing on major commercial real estate transactions, including finance, development, leasing, and land use. He formerly served as an adjunct professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mr. Licata received his B.S., summa cum laude, from MacMurray College and his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.


Important information & login instructions:

  • This is not eligible as part of the 2024 Annual Pass.
  • Minimum attendance requirements must be met. No partial credit available.
  • Registration closes the day before the program; registration and payment must be received prior to 10 a.m. MT the day before the event.
  • About a day before the teleseminar, you will receive an email from cleonline@sbnm.org with the link to dial in via internet audio along with all relevant course materials. Please contact us prior to the program if you do not receive this email/link.
  • Teleseminars count as "Live Credit" for your yearly compliance.