Tactics for Overcoming Biases and Promoting Equity in Law Firms
Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in the advancement of the legal profession. This program explores strategies for promoting equity in everyday practice and shows you how to overcome your personal biases. In addition, our seasoned faculty will discuss common barriers to the retention of diverse attorneys in law firms and scrutinize case studies of bias in the legal profession. Don't miss this engaging course - register today!
Analyze various case studies of bias in law.
Identify the barriers faced by diverse attorneys.
Develop strategies for combatting personal biases.
Key Rules of Professional Conduct
What Is Unconscious Bias?
Case Studies: Understanding Bias in Law
Understanding the Barriers to the Hiring, Retention, and Promotion of Diverse Attorneys
Recognizing and Overcoming Unconscious Biases: What You Need to Know
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Practice: Legal Best Practices
Danny M. Howell is the founding member of The Law Offices of Danny M. Howell, PLLC, a small firm in McLean, Virginia. His practice focuses on insurance coverage, professional liability defense, and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels in the state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Throughout his practice, Mr. Howell has represented attorneys in malpractice suits, bar complaints, and federal court disbarment proceedings; corporate officials in negligence actions; and insurers and policyholders in coverage and bad faith cases. His insurance coverage practice focuses on commercial general liability insurance in the areas of residential and commercial construction, professional liability insurance, and directors and officers insurance. Mr. Howell earned his B.A. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree from George Mason University.
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