Tackling the Silent Threat to Inclusion: Ethical Considerations Relating to Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession

Legal Area:        Bias Ethics Professional Responsibility
Total Credit Hours:        1.25
Ethics Credit Included:        1.25
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2021
Information:        LAST CHANCE $10

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CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to inform attorneys on how to recognize and eliminate bias in the legal profession and society. This panel will delve into issues of implicit bias as it relates to gender and the LGBTQIAP community. The presentation will review the ethical considerations of the ABA's newly adopted Model Rule 8.4(g) for anti-discrimination and define implicit bias and its impact. The panel will also provide best practices for navigating implicit bias and progression towards acknowledgment and elimination of implicit bias in the legal profession. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on November 16, 2016.


Tom Godbold, EVP and General Counsel, Twin Eagle
An extensive biography for Mr. Godbold may be found on his firm's website.

Phyllis Randolph Frye, Senior Partner, Frye, Oaks, Benavidez & O'Neil
An extensive biography for Ms. Frye may be found on her firm's website
and in the New York Times article, 'Once a Pariah, Now a Judge: The Early Transgender Journey of Phyllis Frye'.

Jim Reeder, Partner, Vinson & Elkins, LLP
An extensive biography for Mr. Reeder may be found on his firm's website.

Allison Bashir, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Elizabeth Campbell, Moderator, Partner and Chief Diversity Officer, Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
An extensive biography for Ms. Campbell may be found on her firm's website.


This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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