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Transcending Labels: Diversity Challenges in the Legal Profession Panel

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 
Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom | 55 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY

Panelists will explore and discuss issues relative to diversity which law students and new attorneys may face, or have already encountered, as they enter the legal profession. 

Topics include implicit bias, being “out” at work, creating a more diverse workplace, and being the only minority.  Audience members will also be given an opportunity to pose questions to the panel. 

Please join Pathway to the Profession, Cardozo Law School, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association of New York City (MBBA), the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (Le-GaL), and the Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II (HNBA) for a reception following the program where you can speak with members of these organizations and diversity representatives from NYSBA Sections.   

Moderator:

Sandra H. Irby, Esq. | Chair, NYSBA Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

Panelists:
Hon. Paul Feinman | New York State Court of Appeals
Paula Edgar, Esq. | President, Metropolitan Black Bar Association of New York City
Jill Pilgrim, Esq. | Founder, Pilgrim & Associates
Matt Fernandez Konigsberg, Esq. | Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II President
India Williamson | USI Affinity

Details

Date:
March 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
www.nysba.org/TranscendingLabelsCLE

Venue

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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