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CLE: The Value of Diversity in the Legal Profession

  • 26 Mar 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • Savannah Law School

The Value of Diversity in the Legal Profession

Saturday, March 26, 2016 

Savannah Law School

Room 307 - 516 Drayton St.

 Savannah, GA

 

Program Sponsors:

Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, State Bar of Georgia

I.C.L.E.

 

Accredited for 2 CLE hours, including 1 professionalism hour

Registration fee: $25.00 for Georgia attorneys attending for MCLE credit

(Open and free to the public)


Greetings: Patrick O’Connor, President-Elect, State Bar of Georgia, Partner, Oliver Maner,LLP, Savannah


9-10am
Diversity in Majority Firms: Is it valued? What are the challenges? 

Panelists: Wade Herring, Partner, Hunter Maclean, Savannah; Quentin Marlin, Partner, Ellis, Painter, Savannah; Anandhi Rajan, Partner, Swift Currie, Atlanta


10-11am

Diversity in the Judiciary: Does it Matter?
Moderator:  Gwendolyn Waring, Esq. Savannah

Panelists: Hon. Louisa Abbott,  Superior Court Chatham County; Hon. Lisa Colbert, Juvenile Court, Savannah, Suzy Ockleberry, Esq., Advocacy for Action, Atlanta; Orlando Pearson, Esq., Oliver Maner, Savannah


11:00-12:00pm 

Diversity in In-house Counsel:  Is it valued? What are the challenges? 
Moderator:  C. Elisia Frazier, Esq. Savannah

Panelists: Karen Edwards, International Paper; Joseph Steffen, Esq. Savannah State University; Debra Geiger, Esq. 

 

Closing Remarks: Derrick Pope, Joyce Gist Lewis,Co-chairs, Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, State Bar of Georgia

For more information or questions, please email our Membership OUTreach Committee

Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, Inc

Post Office Box 7708

Atlanta, GA 30357-0708

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