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The Bar Association of San Francisco presents
Elimination of LGBT Bias in the Legal Profession

November 10, 2017: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
MCLE Credits - 1.5 H, in Elimination of Bias.
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Speakers
Shay Aaron Gilmore
NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company

Kelly Dermody
Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein

Julius Turman
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete

Erica Worthington

This program will address current best practices to ensure doorways are open to LGBT lawyers and that promotion and retention goals are embraced. We will discuss how best practices have changed since BASF last conducted a report on LGBT issues in 2007, what the landscape looks like today, and what further efforts need to be made to encourage promotion, retention and advancement of LGBT persons in the legal profession. Panelists will include law firm partners, in-house counsel, and employment law attorneys. Panelist will speak about their personal experiences as it relates to the hiring, promotion and advancement of LGBT attorneys. Panelists will also discuss internal biases within the LGBT legal community and ways to reduce those internal biases.

Topics
• Recent developments and an update since the 2007 BASF report on LGBT issues
• How best practices for hiring, retention and advancement of LGBT attorneys have changed
• What further efforts need to be made to encourage promotion, retention and advancement of LGBT persons in the legal profession

Location

Online Only

Schedule

Program: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Event Code: R170104

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