Attention:
Card image cap

Illumination of Bias: Practical Strategies for Recognizing and Reducing Implicit Bias in the Practice of Law


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 93 minutes
Recorded Date: January 08, 2018
Click here to share this program
Download PDF

Agenda

  • Illumination of Bias?
  • Where are we headed?
  • ABA Model Rule 1.1 - Competence
  • ABA Model Rule 8.4 - Misconduct
  • Implicit Bias
  • Unconscious Bias in the legal practice
  • Helpful tools
  • Practical and positive steps to uncovering implicit bias
Runtime: 1 hour and 33 minutes
Recorded: January 8, 2018

Description

This lively seminar from the National recognized presenters will explore cross-cultural interactions and the ways in which our implicit biases can affect how we interact with each other.

This program was recorded on January 8th, 2018.

Provided By

American Bar Association
Card image cap

Panelists

Card image cap

Sidney J. Evering

Special Counsel
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP.

Sidney Evering focuses his practice on the areas of public finance, economic development, and local government. Prior to joining Parker Poe, he spent four years as an attorney with the South Carolina Association of Counties, where he advised counties statewide on various legal issues and lobbied on behalf of the association and its member counties.

Sidney served as Parker Poe's director of diversity for seven years. In that role, he worked closely with the firm’s Diversity Committee to promote and facilitate a working environment of inclusion, respect, and opportunity for all employees through education, special initiatives and hiring and retention practices.

Card image cap

Chara M. O'Neale

Counsel & Director of Diversity
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP.

Chara O’Neale focuses her practice primarily on the representation of hospitals, physician groups, and other healthcare providers in the resolution of legal, regulatory, and business issues for entities involved in the healthcare industry.

She also assists health care providers with operational and governance issues, such as risk management, organizational policies and procedures, and general contract issues. In addition, she advises her clients on business law matters, including merger and acquisition transactions.

Chara is Parker Poe’s director of diversity. She applies enthusiasm and passion to advancing the culture of diversity across the firm, working closely with Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair Shalanna Pirtle.

Card image cap

Michael Kahn, JD, LPC

Co-Founder
ReelTime CLE

Michael Kahn holds a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law, and practiced law with the Attorney General’s Office for the State of New Jersey for 6 years.

Although he left the practice of law in 1991, his work thereafter has kept him involved in the lives of lawyers in various capacities. Following a stint as Assistant Director of Career Services with the Tulane University School of Law, Michael obtained his M. Ed. in Counseling from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 1994, and shortly thereafter became a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of North Carolina.

Michael’s areas of focus in his psychotherapy practice have included anxiety, depression, grief/loss, career satisfaction, and men's issues, and he has worked with adolescents and adults in individual and group therapy settings. In 2012, he relocated to Oregon, where, in addition to continuing his speaking career, he served as an Adjunct Professor at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education & Counseling.

He currently resides in Vancouver, BC, and he continues to present training seminars and workshops on ethics, grief, self-care, diversity and inclusion, and other topics for attorneys and mental health professionals throughout the U.S. and abroad, including for the U.S. Army.

Chris Osborn and Michael Kahn began providing their innovative CLE workshops on ethics, professional responsibility, diversity and inclusion and mental health/substance abuse awareness in 2007. Since January 2010, their workshops have been enjoyed by hundreds of participants in Alaska, Georgia, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Virginia, as well as Australia and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. In August 2012, their program, “Practicing Dirt Law and Keeping Your Nose Clean”- Stress and Ethical Decision-Making for Real Estate Attorneys, received an Award of Outstanding Achievement in Programming from ACLEA, the Association for Continuing Legal Education Professionals.


Card image cap

Similar Courses

Card image cap
64 minutes
"I Am Not a Cat" Proceedings in a Virtual World
Besides becoming a pop-culture catchphrase, how has the shift to a virtual environment impacted proceedings over the last year, and what changes do you believe are here to stay? Our panel of experts will examine some of the greatest challenges, faux pas, and successes in virtual proceedings over the course of this transformative time.

Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference

$65

Add to Cart
Card image cap
63 minutes
2021: The Year of the ELM
Panelists will clarify what constitutes an ELM platform, examine its unique and compelling capabilities, and discuss its strategic and tactical advantages, particularly those stemming from data-driven insights and machine-driven decision making. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the significance of the emergence of ELM solutions, what firms and law departments can achieve with ELM platform, and practical and ethical considerations related to adopting an ELM solution.

Legalweek

$65

Add to Cart
Card image cap
60 minutes
An Insider's Guide to Preventing Discovery Disputes
Join this session as our veteran practitioners discuss why your team should create ESI protocols; some of the common pitfalls that occur around this process; and how to prevent common discovery disputes stemming from electronic data.

Legalweek

$65

Add to Cart
Card image cap
61 minutes
Anatomy of a Legal Hold: From Corporations and Governments to the Law Firm & Service Providers
Whether it’s for litigation, investigations, or crisis management, the legal hold is one of the most important parts of a proper information governance program, and legal hold errors can lead to serious consequences for your organization. Join us as prominent attorneys from the corporate sector and government—including the former Director of Information Governance at the White House—join technical experts to discuss the legal hold process from corporations and governments to law firms and service providers. We’ll cover legal considerations, including recent case law on data preservation obligations, technical considerations, and workflow issues, with insight on how you can protect your organization.

Legalweek

$65

Add to Cart
Previous Next