Working Tools for Eliminating Cultural Bias in the Practice of Law

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Course Description

This program was recorded on July 29, 2021

This course offers working tools for eliminating cultural bias in the practice of law, as well as raising overall awareness of bias in the world in which we all live. The presentation will discuss the various aspects of bias that affect us in our daily lives and how to cope and address them.

Speaker Bio
1 General Credit
Course Agenda

Barry Schreiber

Barry Schreiber has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 1998 and the Florida Bar since 1971. He is “Of Counsel” and based in Los Angeles, California.

Atty. Schreiber specializes in international business transactions, including M&A, buyouts, sales and general corporate investment banking. He is a FINRA registered investment banker, as well as a producer/financier in the independent film industry. Atty. Schreiber is a partner in a personal management company in Los Angeles. He brings extensive proficiency in real world business experience to the corporate and governmental sectors. He has a profound, insightful and intuitive understanding of the private/public sector relationship. Aside from the practice of law, Atty. Schreiber offers a background in finance (investment banking, commercial banking, corporate finance, and wealth management/financial advice). In addition, Atty. Schreiber holds a California life and health insurance license.

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Course Agenda

California’s diverse population

  • Statistical analysis of the diverse groups within the state.

Bias, what is it exactly?

  • Definition of bias, what does prejudice in favor or against one cultural group over another mean. Overview of what bias looks like in society and the workplace.

Types of biases

  • Thorough analysis of differentiating information bias, selection bias, and confounding bias.

Where does bias show up

  • How does unconscious bias show up in the field of law and in the court.

Cultural Aspect of bias

  • How do gender, religion and age play in to and effect one’s biases.

Working tools for company culture

  • Several examples of how to eliminate cultural biases in the work place and in the field of law.

Tools to avoid bias

  • Tips and tools on work place etiquette to have a successful diverse work environment.

Summary

  • Conclusion of topics and tying the lesson to the elimination of bias.
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