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What Glam Rock Teaches about Inclusion in the Legal World


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: April 20, 2020
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The Mindset: Why aren't the current initiatives working?
        - We don't know how to deal with it
        - The practice has embraced the wrong approach
The Process: A recommendation for a new initiative.
A focus on action: 8 actions individual lawyer can take to implement inclusion in the practice of law
        - Stop making assumptions when you meet people
        - Stop telling sexist jokes
        - Stop listening to consultants, and start listening to actual minority lawyers
        - Make it RAIN (Random Acts of Inclusion Now)
        - Get some counseling
        - Change your environment
        - Pay your interns
        - Create flexible working arrangements
Habits: Rethink the reward

Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: April 20, 2020

Description

Music has a history of gender bending acts that weren't just about performance, they were about activism. Join the CLE Performer, Stuart Teicher, as he explores how Glam Rock acts teach lawyers about the importance of accepting diverse groups in the practice, the need to integrate those diverse groups into the practice, and how to communicate with others so as to avoid discrimination on the basis of race, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

This program was recorded on April 20th, 2020.

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Stuart I. Teicher, Esq.

Professional Legal Educator

Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law. A practicing attorney for over 17 years, Stuart's career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings. He also provides consultation and representation in attorney disciplinary matters.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. His expertise is in "Technethics," a term Stuart coined that refers to the ethical issues in social networking and other technology. Stuart also speaks about "Practical Ethics" -- those lessons hidden in the ethics rules that enhance a lawyer's practice.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys, an adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey where he teaches Professional Responsibility and an adjunct Professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.


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