04/22/2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Zoom


 

The AABA Diversity and Inclusion Division is excited to announce the second part of an exciting joint program, along with the following bar associations:  Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Baltimore County Bar Association, Bar Association of Baltimore City, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, Inc., Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Monumental City Bar Association, Prince George's County Bar Association, and Waring Mitchell Law Society. 
 
Implicit Bias in the Courtroom, Workplace, and Beyond: Part II
April 22, 2021, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
 
Implicit Bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.
 
Unconscious bias—everyone has it. This program is designed to elucidate how to recognize it and lessen its impact in the courtroom, workplace and networking events.
 
Moderators:

Snehal Massey, Associate, Turnbull, Nicholson & Sanders, P.A.
Jess Praley, Assistant Attorney General, Maryland Department of Labor
 

Speakers:

       April Frazier Camara, Esq.

       Director, Defender Legal Services Initiatives
       National Legal Aid & Defender Associations (NLADA)

        April is the Director of Defender Legal Services Initiatives, which advances NLADA’s goals  and priorities through strategic               initiatives aimed at enhancing public defense.She received a B.A. from Tennessee State University and a J.D. from Howard             University. 

 

 

       Professor Russell McClain
       Law School Professor, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, and Director of the Academic Achievement         
       Program, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law


        Law School Associate Professor and Associate Dean Russell McClain graduated Order of the Coif from the University of                  Maryland School of Law in 1995.He was a civil litigator in Los  Angeles, California prior to beginning teaching at Howard                  University School of Law and subsequently the University of Maryland School of Law, where he received a full-time                          appointment to the faculty  and in 2016, was promoted to associate professorand Associate Dean for Diversity and
        Inclusion. He also is a member of the President’s Diversity Advisory Council of the University of Maryland, Baltimore.



        Professor Sarah Redfield
        
University of New Hampshire School of Law

          Sarah Redfield is Professor Emerita at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and Affiliate Professor at the                        University of New Hampshire College of Education and Women’s Studies Program. She is a member of the Maine Bar.                    Education law is her primary practice and teaching area. Her research and scholarship are focused on diversity and                          inclusion in the legal profession and along the education pipeline. Her current work continues her long-standing interest in                Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and concentrates on implicit bias and on strategies to interrupt that bias and reduce the                        negative consequences of its manifestations in legal, medical, education, and workplace environments. 








 

Please send any topical questions in advance to snehalpulivarti@gmail.com & jessicaspraley@gmail.com.
 

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