The Power of Difference: Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

Presenters:

Andy Yoo Pearson, Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Jean Lee Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), President and CEO

Jyoti Chopra Pearson, Senior Vice President, Global Leader, Diversity & Inclusion

MaLora McCullough Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Acting Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Categories:

Diversity & Inclusion

Program Level: Beginner

Duration: 60 minutes

Recorded On: December 17, 2018

Program Description

This course will provide a general overview of Diversity and Inclusion in the legal profession. The information provided from a major global company, a major international law firm and a DI professional association will provide practical tips to drive diversity for your legal organization. It will focus on the business case for DI, why Clients/law firms are driving DI across the profession, and how to develop your DI brand.

 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to (i) understand the business case for diversity, (ii) work with law firms to enhance DI in the profession, and (iii) develop visible DI programs that build your DI brand.

 

Agenda

–  Introductions
–  Business Case for DI for Clients
–  DI Connections to global social movements
–  Clients driving DI at law firms and law firm DI Programs that work
–  DI trends/demographics in the Legal Profession
–  Developing your DI Brand and being a visible DI leader
–  Closing remarks

 

CLE Info

This program is currently available for 1.0 specialty credit in the following states (if you have already satisfied the specialty credit in the state(s) below, this program will provide 1.0 general credit):

Alabama: Ethics
Alaska: Ethics
California: Elim. of Bias
Connecticut: Ethics
Hawaii: Ethics
Illinois: Div. & Incl.
Minnesota: Elim. of Bias
New Hampshire: Ethics
New Jersey: Ethics
New York: Div. & Incl.
North Carolina: Ethics
North Dakota: Ethics
Ohio: Prof. Conduct
Oregon: Access to Justice
Pennsylvania
: Ethics
Tennessee: Ethics
Texas
: Ethics

Vermont: Ethics
Washington: Ethics
WV: Ethics

This program is also currently available for 1.0 general credit in the following states:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Georgia
Hawaii*
Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey*
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

*In Hawaii and New Jersey, we rely on their reciprocity policies pursuant to which our programs are deemed accredited once they are approved in the various reciprocity states where we apply such as California, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

For information on attendance reporting, please refer to the CLE Info page.

Presenters:

Andy Yoo
Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Pearson

Jean Lee
President and CEO, Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)

Jyoti Chopra
Senior Vice President, Global Leader, Diversity & Inclusion, Pearson

MaLora McCullough
Acting Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Categories:

Diversity & Inclusion

Program Level: Beginner

Duration: 60 minutes

Recorded On: December 17, 2018