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Learn Mindfulness to Curtail Implicit Bias and Make Ethical Decisions

Certified Meditation Instructor and Attorney Becky Howlett will teach and lead mindfulness practices throughout this session designed to promote awareness of your own biases. Co-Presenter and Veteran Attorney Cynthia Sharp will join with Becky in sharing their own perspectives as well as viewpoints and experiences of others in the legal community. The speakers will delve into why words DO matter and discuss commonly held harmful assumptions related to diverse groups of people.

Not included in IICLE® Online All-Access subscription.

Advocacy 101 (WBAI)

Learn about how to advocate for issues you care about, from the city level to the federal level.

AAPI Community Awareness: Our Past, Present, and Future (WBAI)

This program will educate attorneys and participants on recent events affecting the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, the history of transgressions against the AAPI community, the movements that have developed over the course of this history, and ways for the legal community to support and stand in solidarity with their communities. The program will specifically address hate crimes, racism, discrimination, xenophobia, and bias, as well as tools for the legal community and community-at-large to combat these injustices, such as advocacy efforts and legislation, and ways to promote the AAPI community.

Advocacy: Helping the Court Understand Your Case

Understand practical skills that attorneys utilize every day, including effective legal writing in pleadings, presentation of motions, effective oral arguments, and the use of electronic court orders. Judge Chapman and Judge Skarin discuss organization and style in legal writing, key items to focus on when drafting for motion practice, and everyone’s favorite – motions to compel. They also discuss presentment of motions, and effective advocacy skills during oral argument.