Fostering Equity & Bystander Intervention in the Law Office 2024 (Webcast)

  • 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Practising Law Institute
  • Access to Justice

Why You Should Attend

Many lawyers are wondering what they can do to help foster inclusion in the law office. At this program, faculty will explore the types of biases and microaggressions that take place in law offices, how recipients and bystanders can respond to them, and what all lawyers can do to promote equity and inclusion. Participants will also learn about the impact of the 2023 Supreme Court decision on workplace DEI initiatives.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

Recognize the biases and microaggressions that occur in law offices

Understand the bystander phenomenon and apply upstander intervention techniques

Understand what it means to be an effective ally in the legal workplace

Develop action items for promoting equity in the legal workplace

Who Should Attend

This program will be of great interest to all legal professionals concerned about issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the law office, including partners and associates, in-house counsel, diversity and professional development directors, and professionals working in government or nonprofit organizations.

**Scholarships are available to participate in this program: