The Art of Embracing Diversity and Inclusion Across Employment Phases
In today’s rapidly evolving legal landscape, embracing diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) is not only a moral imperative but also a strategic advantage. This webinar will explore the crucial role of legal professionals in integrating DEIA principles into every facet of employment — from recruitment and retention to advancement ― for both attorneys and legal support staff. Gain actionable insights and best practices that will empower you as a legal professional to champion inclusion and belonging at every stage of the employment journey, ultimately contributing to a more diverse, equitable and inclusive legal profession. Don't miss this opportunity to be at the forefront of transformative change within your firm.
- Define the key concepts of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) within the context of the legal profession.
- Identify the current challenges and opportunities related to DEIA in law firms and legal departments.
- Summarize the roles and responsibilities of legal administrators in advancing DEIA within their organizations.
- Critically analyze the effectiveness of DEIA efforts within your organization and identify areas for improvement.
$29 for members and $79 for nonmembers
Chief Talent Officer
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
Margee Fawley, Chief Talent Officer, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, has more than 25 years of experience championing law firm attorney talent management strategies, especially as they relate to professional development and DEI initiatives. She works closely with her firm’s leadership to design and direct processes to maximize culture and collaboration. She ensures alignment of the firm’s commitment to being a leader fostering a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable profession and community. Her efforts have helped secure Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP national recognition for advancing gender parity.
Leadership Trainer and Coach
Julie Holunga, MBA, PCC, develops professionals to amplify their influence and impact. The most sustainable and motivating program she offers is a multimonth program, including professional development programs to build skills and individual coaching to problem solve. Following the skill-building phase, she works with teams to instill the Trusted Voice Paradigm to develop collaborative patterns that deliver value. Through these programs, leaders get out of their own way, develop trusting relationships with key stakeholders, and have a positive impact on the organization’s bottom line. Her expertise lies within professional services, including law, accounting, and investment firms, with a specialization in the careers of female leaders. Check out her TEDx talk on the power of leadership language!
CLM® Application Credit: 1 hour(s) of Organizational Development
CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour(s) in the subject area of Human Resources Management (HR) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.
CLM® Recertification Credit: 1 hour(s) in the subject area of Human Resources Management (HR)
SHRM: 1.0 PDC
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