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Dallas Bar Association Hosts Implicit Bias Presentation

Friday, January 15, 2016

The public is invited to hear from a panel of legal professionals on Friday, January 22, noon-4:30 p.m. for a discussion on “Uncovering Implicit Bias and Understanding its Effects.”

The presentation will include the following panelists: Hon. Bernice Donald, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; Professor Sarah Redfield, Professor Emeritus, University of New Hampshire; Rhonda Hunter, of Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLP, ABA Diversity Center Representative and Dallas Bar Association Past President; and Wei Wei Jeang, Partner, Grable Martin Fulton PLLC.

The event will begin promptly at NOON at the Pavilion at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue in downtown Dallas (garage parking available; enter from Olive Street). The event is free to the public and DBA members. An optional $14.95 lunch buffet will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association’s Minority Attorney Program and the Minority Participation Committee, the program is intended to educate the Dallas legal community and public on Implicit Bias, its effect on the legal system and will discuss ways to find solutions to this issue. The event will offer 3.75 hours of Continuing Legal Education for attorneys, including 1.00 hour of Ethics credit.

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to ahernandez@dallasbar.org so adequate seating is available.

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The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of more than 11,000 Dallas-area attorneys. Find out more at www.dallasbar.org

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