Strategies for Building a Disability Inclusive Legal Workplace
Created on December 13, 2021
This course is part of the virtual event, Tackling Ableism in the Workplace. Access this course and more. Learn more
Why is disability inclusiveness important for law firms and how does everyone benefit from a disability-inclusive environment? What should law firms be doing to support disabled attorneys and staff? This session, presented by attorneys with personal connections to disability rights and disability justice, will provide an overview of the concepts of ableism, disability justice (versus disability rights), and intersectionality. The panelists will then discuss why inclusiveness is important for law firms, how everyone benefits from a disability-inclusive workplace, barriers to inclusivity, and best practices to accommodate attorneys with disabilities.
Panelists: Dan Brown, Pro Bono Partner, Sheppard Mullin; Nicole Saunders, The Florida Supreme Court; Zainab Alkebsi, Policy Counsel, Law, and Advocacy Center, National Association of the Deaf; Maia Goodell Kakalec Law PLLC.
Discuss the concepts of disability justice, ableism, and intersectionality
Analyze why inclusiveness is important
Examine barriers to inclusivity
Identify best practices for building a disability-inclusive workplace
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