Advancing, Retaining & Recognizing the LGBT Lawyers of Your Firm
Thursday, January 21 06:00 AM GMT to 06:00 AM GMT
At the Forefront of Diversity:Advancing, Retaining & Recognizing the LGBT Lawyers of Your Firm
A highly-interactive forum centered on establishing and cultivating your firm's efforts to promote LGBT attorneys by adequately addressing the obstacles preventing success in today's law firm.
January 20, 2010San Francisco, California
This forum is designed to help you:
Sustain and continue to cultivate your firm's diversity initiatives
Promote constructive dialogue within your firm about diversity and the ways and means to advancing your diversity goals
Cultivate unique business strengths and opportunities by creating a more diverse and inclusive environment in which to practice law
Identify the institutional barriers in your firm that impede the success of LGBT lawyers
Better understand the impact LGBT diversity efforts have on corporate law departments and how LGBT diversity factors into the selection and retention of outside counsel
Recognize and relate to personal experiences of what it means to be "out" in the law firm setting
Recognize the impact that equality and diversity initiatives have on improved client service, morale and the firm's bottom line
Partner Deborah Schmall will be a featured guest speaker at this event.