As legal and IP practitioners press for a more diverse and inclusive profession, it is equally important to develop tools for dealing with barriers to diversity and inclusion that practitioners are facing today. This distinguished panel will discuss how to reduce the career-disrupting effects of gender and racial stereotypes and bias through the way that we communicate with others, including:
Hear different perspectives on ways to help counter bias through communication techniques, from three distinguished women in private practice and from the bench.
Hon. Ann Marie McDonald Federal Court of Canada
Andrea Kramer McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Angela Furlanetto DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Christine Pallotta Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This program is eligible for up to 1 Hour of ethics/professionalism.
|Law Society of Ontario||1|
|Barreau du Québec||1|
|Law Society of British Columbia||1|
|Law Society of Saskatchewan**||–|
|Law Society of Manitoba||1|
|Law Society of Alberta||1|
|New York State CLE Board||1|
|Law Society of New Brunswick||1|
* Barreau du Québec: As of May 1, 2019, Barreau members are responsible to determine if a CPD activity meets the Barreau’s CPD criteria.
** An application for accreditation of the session will be submitted upon request by a participant