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Civility & Diversity in the Profession 2021

National Business Institute
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3 hours
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Civility & Diversity in the Profession 2021

Addressing the Elephants in the Room: Civility & Diversity

Civility and diversity issues topped legal headlines throughout 2020, leaving many practitioners concerned about where the problems lie and how they should respond. Join our distinguished faculty as they explore civility hypos and address the consequences of toxic lawyering. The second half of this program will focus on overcoming bias and diversity issues in your daily practice. Register today!

Training content

Civility in the Legal Profession

  • Is Civility in Decline? The Current State of the Profession
  • "Civility" in Plain English
  • Applicable Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Do We Have a Problem? Analyzing Hypos, Headlines and Opinions
    • Correspondence
    • Discovery
    • Depositions
    • Court
  • The Consequences of Uncivil Behavior
  • Incivility Survival Guide

Diversity and Inclusion in Practice

  • Statistics on Diversity in the Legal Profession
  • Applicable Rules of Professional Conduct:
    • RPC 8.4(g) and State Alternatives
    • A New Model Rule 8.5? Current Rule-Making Efforts
  • Exploring the Rationale Behind Diversity
  • The Science and Effects of Implicit Bias
  • Beyond the Mission: Creating an Inclusive Culture

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National Business Institute

At NBI, we believe that enhancing professional knowledge through continuing education empowers our customers to better serve their community. With over 35 years of experience, we understand the needs of legal professionals seeking continuing education and we are dedicated to...

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54720 Altoona WI

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