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Elimination of Bias

Elimination of Bias: Traversing Cultural Differences in the Legal Profession

Discussion will Include:
~ Cultural and Cross-Cultural Group Effects on Individuals and Communities
~ Implicit Bias Explained and Self-Testing
~ Debiasing Strategies for Legal Professionals

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Catherine Conner, Conner, Lawrence, Rodney, Olhiser and Barrett, LLP

Ms. Conner is a Certified Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Her primary focus is on providing couples with options for resolving their disputes respectfully without going to court. The strategies she employs include private judging, mediation, collaborative practice, and settlement counsel. Ms. Conner is a past President of the Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire and a Past President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Additionally, she’s a mediation and collaborative practice trainer with the Center for Understanding in Conflict and has coauthored a practice manual for collaborative practitioners entitled “Collaborative Practice Materials.”

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Paul Lozada, Law Office of Paul Lozada

Mr. Lozada has had a 30+ year career with the law, first as a Deputy Sheriff, Detective and Criminal Investigator for the Sonoma County District Attorney’s office, then as a consultant to the United Nations as a civilian police officer in the United Nations Mission in Kosovo. Mr. Lozada graduated from St. Mary’s College with a Bachelor’s degree in management (With Honors) and later attended and graduated (Cum Laude) from Empire College of Law. Since becoming a lawyer in 2007, Mr. Lozada has practiced family law. In 2010, Empire College invited Mr. Lozada back to the school, this time as a member of the faculty. Since that time, he has taught Legal Research and Writing to incoming law students.

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Time: Check-In: 11:45 am; Presentation: 12:00—1:00 pm

Presenter(s):
Catherine Conner, Conner, Lawrence, Rodney, Olhiser and Barrett, LLP
Paul Lozada, Law Office of Paul Lozada

Place: SCBA Office
111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste.222
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Parking:
555 First Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory MCLE Credit in Elimination of Bias

Registration Fee:
$60–SCBA Members
$75–Public
$45–SCBA Barristers Club Members (in First 5 Years of Practice)
$20–Students (with proof of current enrollment)

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Student: $20 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by downloading the registration form and submitting it with proof of current enrollment to the SCBA Offices. For more information on becoming a member of SCBA, please contact Susan Demers at (707) 542-1190 ext. 18.)

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