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Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession
Date: 03/25/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Experience Level: Basic
MCLE Credit: 1.75 IL Professional Responsibility
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The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of implicit bias and how it can manifest itself in law firms, the courtroom, and in-house; to present approaches to overcome unconscious bias and empower the success of diverse persons and women; and to address steps lawyers and judges can take when faced with implicit bias.

Discussion will include how views on diversity and gender roles impact the hiring, retention rates and professional experiences of women and diverse attorneys. Speakers will discuss the practical effects of implicit/unconscious bias and how it affects work assignments, evaluations, promotions, and success in the legal profession.

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