Prevent and Fight Systemic Bias in the Legal Setting
Ensuring equal access to justice and fair dealings in legal representation is an ongoing battle. This legal briefing will arm you with the tools to identify signs of systemic bias and combat discrimination. You will learn to identify biases and find out how to prevent and alleviate them. Get tips for ensuring impartial legal representation - register today!
Understand how biased views affect the behavior of all parties involved in the legal process.
Recognize discriminatory behavior in dealing with disability.
Understand unfair advantages granted by systemic bias.
Review the legal remedies available for combatting bias.
Get practical guidance for recognizing sexual harassment and what must be done in such situations.
Adopt definitive strategies for preventing bias in the legal setting - and learn what to do if it does occur.
Bias and Discrimination: A Quick Overview of the Rules and Concepts
Common Expressions of Systemic Bias in the Legal Practice and How to Remedy the Inequity
Unfair Advantages Granted by Systemic Bias
Best Practices for Attorneys: What You Personally Can Do in Daily Practice to Balance the Scales
B. J. FADEM is a senior attorney and president of the Law Offices of B J Fadem & Associates, APC. Within the area of family law, Mr. Fadem has extensive experience in handling palimony, international jurisdiction matters, domestic partners/same sex marriage, and difficult custody cases. He is an international mediator as certified by University of California Hastings Law School. Mr. Fadem is an adjunct professor at Santa Clara Law School, California. He is a certified specialist in family law by the State Bar of California. Mr. Fadem is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association (Family Law Section), National Association of Counsel for Children, Santa Clara County Minors Counsel Committee, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, and the State Bar of California. He is also a member of the BAYMEC - board member and co-chair of the Policy Committee, chair - Santa Clara County Bar Association Family Law Section LGBTQI+ Committee, chair - Diversity Committee for the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and member of Executive Committee of Santa Clara County Bar Association. He was appointed by retired Judge LaDoris Cordell to serve on the San Jose Independent Police Auditors Advisory Commission and continues to serve on the commission. Mr. Fadem earned his B.S. degree from San Jose State University and J.D. degree from the Golden Gate University School of Law.
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