The State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

  • 26 Oct 2011
  • 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP at 225 W. Wacker Dr. in Chicago


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A symposium on the state of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession featuring:

  • Highlights of the most current data and statistics about diversity within the legal profession;
  • An examination of why the diversity pipeline problem exists;
  • Presentations on "diversity within diversity" and the implications for the legal profession; and,
  • A roundtable discussion about the most promising programs and strategies across the country and how they might best be implemented or advanced in this city.

Co-sponsored by:

  • ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
  • Asian American Bar Association
  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • Black Women Lawyers Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms
  • Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms
  • Cook County Bar Association
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National LGBT Bar Association
  • North American South Asian Bar Association
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association

2011 Symposia on the State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession Schedule of Speakers

This program has been approved for 2.5 hours of Professional Responsibility CLE credit.

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