The Value of Diversity in the Legal Profession
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Savannah Law School
Room 307 - 516 Drayton St.
Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, State Bar of Georgia
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
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
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
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