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Neurodiversity: A Primer for Lawyers

Understanding what neurodiversity means for individuals, their colleagues, and working environments assists when developing recruitment, retention, and intake policies that welcome all clients and ensure attorneys and support staff contribute to the firm’s success.
Credits: 0 General, 1 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 0 Other PR
SKU: P2407-24R
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As cochair of the National Association for Law Placement’s taskforce on neurodiversity in the legal profession, Paul Johnson explains what neurodiversity means for individuals who identify as neurodiverse and what it could mean for their colleagues, workplaces, and firms they choose to handle their legal matters as clients. Through comparing “soft disclosure” requests for workplace adjustments with requests for accommodations, this presentation will assist stakeholders with recognizing opportunities for recruitment and retention created when firms foster welcoming environments for neurodiverse candidates and employees. 

Paul Johnson, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Expires 2/1/2026

As cochair of the National Association for Law Placement’s taskforce on neurodiversity in the legal profession, Paul Johnson explains what neurodiversity means for individuals who identify as neurodiverse and what it could mean for their colleagues, workplaces, and firms they choose to handle their legal matters as clients. Through comparing “soft disclosure” requests for workplace adjustments with requests for accommodations, this presentation will assist stakeholders with recognizing opportunities for recruitment and retention created when firms foster welcoming environments for neurodiverse candidates and employees. 

Paul Johnson, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Expires 2/1/2026

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