Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.

Credit Hours:
OH - Attorney Professional Conduct: 1.0 Credits
CA - Elimination of Bias: 1.0 Credits
NY - Diversity and Inclusion: 1.0 Credits
IL - Diversity and Inclusion: 1.0 Credits
FL - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
AZ - General: 1.0 Credits
CT - General: 1.0 Credits
IN - Distance Education: 1.0 Credits
NV - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
PA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits

Running Time: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Faculty: Steven A Nielsen -

Course Description

Attorney Steve Nielsen provides a candid assessment of where the legal profession stands in terms of diversity and inclusion, and reviews what ideas and programs have worked, and some which have not. He walks through and discusses key, topical articles and reviews the current statistical data on diversity and whether or not progress has been achieved. He suggests positive ways in which diversity and inclusion can properly and constructively be discussed in the law office and notes the important role of leadership in discussing diversity and inclusion in the office. Mr. Nielsen offers recommendations on how to effectively enhance inclusion efforts, such as mentoring and networking to help new attorneys, and includes some tips on what policies or strategies may be counter-productive He adds a list of the numerous categories of diversity which exist and which deserve attention to help create a better environment for legal professionals.