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The State of the Law Firm Culture: Breaking Down Gender Barriers

1h 5m

Created on November 09, 2021

Intermediate

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$99

This course is part of the virtual event, A Real Conversation About Gender. Access this course and more. Learn more

Overview

This session presented by Megan Gray of Conde Nast, Rachelle Berlin Weathersby, Esq. of Employment Practices Solutions, and Nakimuli Davis-Primer of Baker Donelson, will examine the state of the law firm culture today. The presenters will discuss how law firm culture has historically created barriers for women, examine the status of law firm culture today, and engage in a broader discussion on how to improve law firm culture for women at a macro level (firm/policy level) and micro-level (individual). The course will cover how to break down gender barriers in firm culture by addressing bias in decision-making, how to respond to and curb microaggressions, and will provide practical guidance on how to achieve greater inclusion for women in the legal profession.


Learning Objectives:

  1. How law firm culture has historically created barriers for women

  2. Examine recent trends in changes law firms are engaging in to improve the firm culture for women

  3. Gain practical takeaways that both law firms and individual attorneys can utilize to make law firms more inclusive for women


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