Optimize your legal mindset to decrease conflict and positively influence the practice of law at the IICLE® Ethics Institute. Increase the civility of your practice with practical tips from the ARDC; learn the history of legal discrimination and how to eliminate it; and discover techniques to better represent people with disabilities and other typically underrepresented clients. Maximize your technological competence by learning about blockchain technology beyond just cryptocurrencies.
Earn as many (or as few) professional responsibility credits as you need as the end of the reporting period nears!
Over many years, both in-house departments and law firms have been working to improve diversity within their own organizations. Given the importance of diversity & inclusion in the legal profession, however, it is critical that law firms and in-house counsel work together to accelerate the pace of progress. The purpose of this panel is to talk about how in-house legal departments and law firms can partner to make a true impact on diversity & inclusion in the legal field, what’s working both from the in-house and law firm perspectives, and where we still need to do more to move the needle.
Educate attorneys around Diversity & Race in the legal profession. This session includes a panel of knowledgeable and well-respected panelists in the legal community introducing terms and examples relating to current topics of Systemic Racism; Implicit Bias, Diversity and Race.
A Conversation of “DIIR” importance: Diversity, Inclusion, Implicit Bias and Racism and their Impact on our Legal Profession. The past 12 months have been marked by debate, protest and policymaking at nearly every level related to the issues of diversity, inclusion, implicit bias and racism (DIIR). The legal profession and the justice system are no exceptions, and it is critically important that attorneys discuss and understand these issues. In this session we discuss how these issues are being addressed in Illinois Courts.
Since its original publication, this title has been updated and fully revised to address the dramatic increase in public misogyny. It has particular applicability to the current state of affairs, given that stay-at-home orders and school closings have led to increased gender biases and more lopsided gender roles, rather than a decrease.
Learn practice tips from Academy fellows for litigating special types of cases at the AAML-IL Presidents’ Day Virtual Seminar. Topics include: child abduction cases under the Hague Convention, “reasonable compensation” and its impact on business valuations, and family law litigation involving trusts and other estate planning vehicles. Earn your diversity & inclusion professional responsibility credit while learning about cognitive bias.
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