The Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Barristers Club presents
Narratives of Diverse Communities in the Law
Learn about how attorneys work to reshape biased narratives within the legal system
||Wednesday, July 13, 2022
||11:30 - 12:00 p.m.
||12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
||1 Hour in Recognition and Elimination of Bias
BASF’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites you to an enriching discussion with lawyers, including those who represent diverse criminal defendants and survivors of domestic violence, and members of the media, to explore how biased narratives emerge, their impact on clients, and specific steps attorneys and other storytellers can take to change these narratives. Attendees will receive 1 hour of Recognition of Elimination of Bias Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit.
- Why do attorneys choose certain representations?
- In what ways are crime narratives biased against communities of color?
- How do our biases contribute to how we tell clients’ stories?
- How do biased narratives perpetuate systemic bias in the legal system?
Anthony Guzman, Greenberg Traurig
Event Code: B220205
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