D&I CLE Webinars

A Cultural Competency Primer for the Young Lawyer

Get a brief overview of what cultural competency is, what implicit bias is, how it impacts the legal profession, and tips that you can begin implementing immediately to start working towards becoming culturally competent.

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Walk the Talk: Moving the Diversity and Inclusion Needle Forward

The legal profession is under pressure to recruit, retain, and promote women and diverse attorneys. To drive greater progress, five Big Law firms, twenty-five general counsels, and community leaders will work with the Move the Needle Fund to model learning and transformative change in the legal profession. A panel of leaders discusses why this is important and what the keys to its success will be.

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Be culturally competent towards LGBTQ clients & colleagues

LGBTQ cultural competency includes developing skills to address LGBTQ-specific client issues and utilizing strategies to appropriately tackle LGBTQ discrimination, oppression, bias indifference in the workplace.

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Holistic Well-being Strategies and Destigmatizing Asking for Help

Join Jonathan Bogues, LaKeisha Randall, and R. Gary Spencer, to learn techniques for improving your well-being and overcoming impostor syndrome, including ways to minimize the impact of your inner critic, enhance your own success, and transform the narrative around seeking assistance. Presented by The ABA YLD Men of Color Project, Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color, and Thomson Reuters.

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D&I Initiatives


The YLD Scholars Program is designed to encourage the participation of minority, solo/small firm, government, private sector, and military service attorneys in the Young Lawyers Division.

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What Do Lawyers Do?

WDLD? is an interactive web-based is designed to educate undergraduate students about how to become a lawyer. The project focuses on preparation for law school, the law school experience, and different career paths for law school graduates.

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EMBRACING Diversity Challenge

Sponsored by the ABA Young Lawyers Division, the EMBRACING Diversity Challenge recognizes and awards top young lawyer organization programs that increase diversity in the legal profession.

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Men of Color Project

A resource for men of color during law school and in the pivotal first years of practice.

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A Seat at the Table

An initiative of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division that seeks to develop the next generation of dynamic and innovative leaders for our communities.

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No Limits

The YLD wants to create a national dialogue among young lawyers, to discuss the challenges women attorneys face, share strategies, and find solutions. No Limits offers programming and access to national resources to assist young women attorneys as they navigate their careers.

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D&I Resources

More information on Diversity and Inclusion from the ABA, our diversity plan, and other articles on the topic.

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