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Improving and Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

ISBA Members: Use your 15 hours of Free CLE credits to order this program –
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Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association

0.75 hour MCLE credit, including 0.75 hour Professional Responsibility MCLE credit in the following category:
Diversity & Inclusion credit

Original Program Date: February 15, 2024
Accreditation Expiration Date: April 29, 2026 (You must certify completion and save your certificate before this date to get MCLE credit)

Join us for this in-depth look at how to improve and promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Learn how your experiences and the challenges you have faced can create implicit bias toward others, as well as the barriers it creates during the hiring, retaining, and promoting process. A discussion on how to recognize unconscious biases in yourself and the strategies you can use to halt it in both your personal and professional life is also included.

Khara A. Coleman, Office of the Cook County Sheriff, Oak Park

Lindy A. Giesler, Perbix and Morgan Attorneys at Law, Havana
Antonio Lee, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Chicago
Kenneth A. Matuszewski, Goldberg Segalla LLP, Chicago
Bhavani K. Raveendran, Romanucci & Blandin LLC, Chicago
Taylor Tyler, Tyler Law Offices PC, Chicago
Natali Thomas, ISBA YLD Chair 2023-24, South Carolina

*Originally presented as part of the Basic Skills - ISBA's Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys. Find more sessions in this series in the ISBA On-Demand CLE catalog.

Pricing Information
  • Please Note: You must attend the entire program in order to earn MCLE credit for this seminar.
  • ISBA sponsoring section members get a $10 registration discount (which is automatically calculated in your cart when you log in to register).
  • Fees:
    • ISBA Member Price of $26.25 is displayed below when you login and program is eligible for Free CLE member benefit.
    • Non-Member Price $52.50
    • New Attorney Member (within the first five years of practice) - $25
    • Law Students – Free