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Webinar: Bias in Mediation – Presented by Randy Choy, Esq.
March 22, 2023 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1 Participatory MCLE Credits; 1 Recognition and Elimination of Bias. Co-sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
This program hopes to foster inclusive cultures by creating safe spaces for brave conversations. The speakers will introduce a common language that differentiates between various types of bias. Through a process of self-discovery, the hope is to strengthen workplace relationships by identifying and celebrating broader and deeper dimensions of diversity. The goal is to ensure the ability to identify and disrupt biases that have become institutionalized.
Speaker: Randy Choy
In California, the third week in March is traditionally recognized as Mediation Week. CLA is hosting a series of webinars in observance of Mediation Week to highlight the availability and benefits of mediation programs and to acknowledge the mediators and others who make those programs successful. Check out more webinars in this series:
- Webinar: Ethics for Neutrals: Do I Need an IOLTA Account?
- Webinar: Mediation Basics for New Lawyers
- Webinar: Bias in Mediation – Presented by Randy Choy, Esq.
- Webinar: The Art and Science of Listening in the Midst of Conflict: How to Do it and Why it Matters
- Webinar: Mediating the Impossible: Dealing with Difficult Personalities
Randy Choy is a mediator with 44 years of experience in the legal field. During that time, he has mediated as well as handled a wide variety of cases, including complex personal injury, construction, and business litigation. Mr. Choy’s practice includes personal injury, business, construction, insurance bad faith and coverage, real estate, and family law. A seasoned litigator and trial practitioner, Mr. Choy’s experience provides him with valuable insights as a mediator to evaluate cases to facilitate resolution. Paying special attention to personal and cultural dynamics, Mr. Choy is able to tackle challenging legal issues and complex matters with great success. Notably, he is fluent in Cantonese and has knowledge of Mandarin. A native San Franciscan, he maintains close community ties, both in the local legal community and as an active member of the Japanese and Chinese communities.