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INSIDE DIVERSITY V

JOIN THE CONVERSATIONMOVING BEYOND DIVERSITY

Legal departments and law firms today know that to effectively retain and develop diverse talent we must move beyond diversity to true inclusion. But how does an inclusive talent management strategy become reality? How does an organization support the effort to retain and manage the best diverse talent? Why does it sometimes feel like we’re taking one step forward and two steps back?

DLA Piper, ACC-SoCal and California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) invite you to an evening of open dialog examining steps that legal organizations are taking to insure diverse talent is developing and filling leadership positions. Nationally recognized diversity and inclusion expert and author, Vernā Myers, will lead an open exchange on what works, what doesn’t, and steps you can take immediately to advance real change in your organization. The conversation will be followed by presentation of the 2012 Profiles IN Diversity Award and a networking reception.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012
4:00 p.m. Registration
4:30 p.m. Presentation | Conversation | Q&A
5:45 p.m. Presentation of the 2012 Profiles IN Diversity Award
6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
7:00 p.m. Adjourn

THE CALIFORNIA CLUB
538 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Directions

Complimentary valet parking available for attendees

RSVP BY OCTOBER 20
Click here or contact Betty St. Marie at
socal@acc.com or +1 213 689 2990

OPENING THE CONVERSATION

Vernā Myers

Vernā Myers

Principal
Vernā Myers
Consulting Group

Malissia R. Clinton

Malissia R. Clinton

Senior Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary
The Aerospace Corporation

Jackie Kim Park

Jackie Kim Park

Partner
DLA Piper

2012 PROFILES IN DIVERSITY AWARDEE

Arthur Chong, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Broadcom Corporation. Known as a strong business leader who knows how to get things done, Art is a vanguard of diversity in the legal profession. A speech at a minority counsel conference in 2006 in which he stated that he once barred a law firm from bidding on corporate work because of its indifference to diversity, is often cited as one of the early rallying calls in the advancement of diversity and inclusion within the legal industry.

MCLE INFORMATION

This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California for a total of 1.0 credit hours, which can be applied toward the Elimination of Bias CLE credit. ACC-SoCal Chapter certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed in the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.


Sponsored by


Through the courtesy of Michael E. Meyer of DLA Piper, The California Club has been made available for this event.


Thank You 3rd Quarter Program/Event Sponsors!
We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support in delivering great CMCP programming during the third quarter of 2012!
Sponsors!

2013 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Awards

California Lawyer is currently seeking nominations for the 17th annual CLAY Awards. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, NOVEMBER 1, 2012.
Eligibility: The attorney must be an active member of the State Bar of California whose work was completed or resolved between December 2, 2011 and November 1, 2012. The lawyer's achievements during this time period have had a significant impact on:
• the law,
• the profession
• a particular industry; or
• the general good of the public

For more information & to submit a CLAY nomination, fill out the form at

http://www.callawyer.com/clayawardNominations.cfm


Thank You MintzLevin

Copyright 2012 California Minority Counsel Program

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