CHICAGO, Oct.16, 2023 – The ABA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council and ABA Continuing Legal Education will present the 2023 ABA Virtual Equity Summit Oct. 23-24, featuring programs on voting rights and access, affirmative action, anti-drag legislation, disability justice, advancing DEI efforts and other legal issues facing the profession.
The theme of this year’s summit is “Deepening our Commitment & Building Community in the Face of Division.”
This second biennial Equity Summit will feature keynote speaker, retired Judge Bernice Bouie Donald, at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 23. Judge Donald previously served as a circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and as a district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
ABA President Mary Smith and Immediate Past-President Deborah Enix-Ross also will deliver remarks during the summit.
ABA Virtual Equity Summit 2023
Sponsored by the ABA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council and ABA Continuing Legal Education
Monday-Tuesday, October 23-24
The ABA is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.