This program offers 1 particpatory MCLE credit; 1 Elmination of Bias. You must register in advance to participate.
Join us for a lively and informative presentation on implicit bias in the legal profession–what it is, why we all have it and practical tips on how to address it.
Moderator: Sophie Cohen
Denise Trani-Morris is Counsel at Sedgwick, LLP, San Francisco, and practices exclusively in the area of employment law. She is a member of the Firm’s Inclusion & Diversity Committee and San Francisco Chair and a member of the National Employment Law Council. She speaks frequently on issues concerning inclusion and diversity, and provides management training on how unconscious biases that impact the workplace can be avoided.
Therese Lawless is a partner in the law firm of Lawless & Lawless where she practices employment and civil rights law on behalf of employees and individuals. Ms. Lawless is a former president of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. She is a member and past board member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the California Employment Lawyers Association. In 2015, Ms. Lawless represented Ellen Pao in a landmark gender discrimination case against venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins Caufield and Byers.