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Diversity and Inclusion Fundamentals for Your Law Firm

Making your firm feel inclusive is vital to developing a strong team that is inclusive, diverse, and driven.

When you move beyond the decades old call for diversity and start inclusion initiatives, you will increase collaboration, innovation and morale at your firm. In the traditional viewpoint of diversity, individual physical characteristics are identified. Inclusion is making associates included in the planning, goals and the forward movement of the organization. Diversity refers to the individuals from different backgrounds and ethnicities that form your team or workforce. By embracing the diversity that has been established in the organization and then moving to inclusive initiatives, you, as a manager, will work to treat diverse others with respect and help them reach their potential and work at the top of their capabilities. With inclusion as part of your culture, your firm will be more profitable.

87 minutes
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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Make Inclusion Part of the Firm's Mindset

  • Addressing Unconscious Bias
  • Solving Complex Issues With Diversity of Thought
  • Promoting a Feeling of Belonging to the in Group
  • Making Connections Intellectually and Emotionally

Features of Inclusive Law Practices

  • Culturally Intelligent Employees
  • Restraint in Judging Others by Personal Cultural Standards
  • Validation of the Unique Attributes Each Associate Brings to the Organization
  • Respect for Individual Opinions That May Not Be Mainstream but Could Improve the Outcome

How to Build an Inclusive Culture

  • See Inclusion as a Mosaic of New Possibilities
  • Use the Power of Gratitude and Recognition
  • Respect a Plethora of Education and Life Experiences
  • Identify Personality Strengths of Associates
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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on June 11, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Elimination of Bias 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit, of which includes 1.50 hour(s) of Elimination of Bias.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Other 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hour(s) of A/V credit, including 1.50 hour(s) of credit in the "Other" category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Karla Brandau, CEO

Karla Brandau, CEO

Workplace Power Institute

  • CEO of Workplace Power Institute
  • Areas of expertise includes productivity and time management, email survival skills, DISC and driving forces assessments, emotional intelligence, team building, and leadership, and conducts regular speeches, seminars, and workshops in all of these areas
  • Author of several publications: Wake Up the Winner Inside, Email Survival Skills, 101 Time Management Tips for Busy Professionals, Visual Guides to Outlook┬« 2010, 2013 and 2016, The Leadership of One, and How to Earn the Gift of Discretionary Effort
  • Certified speaking professional, registered corporate coach, certified facilitator, certified professional behaviors analyst, and certified professional motivators analyst
  • B.A. degree in education
  • Can be contacted at 770-923-0883, [email protected], on Twitter┬« @KarlaBrandau, LinkedIn/In/KarlaBrandau, and www.KarlaBrandau.com
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Published 2019
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