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Fundamentals of Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession

 

Learn about implicit bias in law firms and strategies to combat bias for an inclusive environment.

Let's face it: discussing discrimination and bias is often uncomfortable. However, it is a topic that cannot be ignored. If you are dedicated to having a law firm free of bias or want to make sure that your firm makes employment decisions in an unbiased manner, this program is for you. This topic will teach you about implicit bias and how it manifests itself in law firms. It will also discuss intersectionality, the theory that the presence of more than one affinity status can negatively impact an employee when he or she is subjected to bias. Then, the program will discuss the role of effective anti-bias training and policies. Next, this topic will teach how bias can translate into legal causes of action and show how these lawsuits have affected certain law firms. Finally, we will talk about strategies law firms can implement to cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion and to eliminate bias.

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Cheyne R. Scott

Cheyne R. Scott

Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC

  • Partner, Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC
  • Civil litigation attorney focusing her practice on governmental entity representation, labor and employment law, and represents individuals, municipalities, counties, authorities, and school boards in various litigation and compliance matters
  • Conducts anti-harassment, discrimination and anti-bias trainings for public and private entities; also conducts harassment and discrimination investigations for public and private entities
  • Conducts regular seminars concerning labor and employment law, including but limited to Title VII, the Civil Rights Act, Whistle-blower Act, Equal Pay Act and restrictive covenants
  • Has also conducted seminars and written about the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace; her article “The Evolution of Diversity Training and Impact of Unconscious Bias on the Legal Profession” was published in the August 2018 issue of the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine; she also regularly conducts seminars regarding mindfulness and well-being in the legal profession; her article “Mindfulness: A Simpler Way to Alleviate Attorney Stress” was published in the July/August 2017 issue of the American Bar Association GPSOLO Magazine, a National publication
  • Active member of various organizations
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School; B.A. degree in political science, Michigan State University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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