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Recognizing & Dismantling Bias in Law Firms and Private Companies

  • 13 Aug 2020
  • 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Virtual Zoom Meeting

Presented by the Barristers Club Racial Justice Initiative & The Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF)

Recognizing & Dismantling Bias in Law Firms and Private Companies 


Ernest Hammond III
Senior Product Counsel, Twilio

Prerna Lal
Lal Legal

Liên Payne

Basil Williams
Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice


Lindsey Mignano
Smith Shapourian Mignano

Join us for this informative webinar regarding the current state of the legal industry and corporate America with regard to racial diversity. We will explore a variety of topics, including the very relevant topic of how to ensure that diverse candidates not only get hired, but are also retained in positions of power.  


  • What are the existing problems law firms and private employers face regarding diversity, generally?  
  • Does the size of the employer matter in terms of retention and promotion of diverse candidates? 
  • How law firms and private employers recognize and dismantle barriers to minority representation at the most senior levels
  • What kind of policies, procedures, and/or rules should law firms and private employers put in place to raise consciousness regarding race, gender, sexual orientation, intersectionality, etc.?  

For a printable flyer, click here.

Event Code: B200206


 Free BASF Law Student
 $35 BASF Member/BALIF Member
 $50 Nonmember

BALIF members please contact to receive your discount. 

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A link to access the Zoom meeting will be sent in your confirmation e-mail 2 hours prior to the start of the event.


To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103

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