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BIAS: UNCONSCIOUS BIAS IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION


--- 1.0 CLE Credit for AZ,CA,CT,NH,NJ,NY,NV,PA,WA
--- ethics - diversity training (bias)
--- course production date: 3/4/2018
--- presented by KRISTINE EDNA KWONG

KRISTINE EDNA KWONG
Unconscious bias in the legal profession is one area that most attorneys, judges and clients may not recognize.

In this presentation, understand the laws governing discrimination and its legal impact in the law firm; learn to recognize unconscious bias and develop ways to increase diversity awareness.

Key course points are:

• Understand the laws of discrimination.
• Recognize what is prohibited in the workplace.
• Understand bias and unconscious.
• Learn the benefits of diversity and inclusion.
• Practical steps to create awareness of diversity and inclusion.


--- presented by KRISTINE EDNA KWONG

Kristine E. Kwong is partner in the Los Angeles office of Musick Peeler and Garrett, LLP. Her practice focuses on all aspects of business, employment and labor law, counseling, litigation, transactions, executive compensation and executive mobility matters.

Ms. Kwong represents both public and private sector entities in arbitration, hearings, EEOC, DFEH, NLRB, PERB, federal and state courts throughout the State of California.

Ms. Kwong's practice also includes the drafting and updating of policy manuals, codes of conduct, restrictive covenants, trade secret agreements and severance packages. She is also a contributing author to the CEB publication, Drafting Employment Documents for California Employers.

Education:
University of California, Riverside, B.A., 1989
McGeorge School of Law (University of the Pacific), J.D., 1992