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Tuesday 21 November 2017
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ALA Chapter to Discuss Diversity

Posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Daily Transcript Staff Report

The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) will hold its annual diversity event Tuesday, June 21, from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at The Westgate Hotel.  The speaker will be Jerrilyn Malana, who is currently a chief deputy for employment/special advisor at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office.

She will talk about elimination of bias in the legal profession. The interactive program will engage participants in a dialogue regarding diversity and inclusion.  Key points will include: overview of the business case for diversity and its current status in the workplace; insight on implicit bias; and best practices to overcome such bias in the workplace.

Registration and cocktails will be from 5 to 5:30 p.m., followed by the program and then a cocktail reception starting at 6:45 p.m.  A total of 1.25 hour of MCLE credit in elimination of bias and 1.25 hours of CLM in human resource management will be given.