Diversity in Law Firms - Why it is lacking and strategies to address it

Event Description

Online registration is now closed. If you would still like to join, email kerbach@mnbars.org by 11:00 AM on January 25.

Hear from three knowledgeable panelists who have studied, experienced and worked to address the lack of diversity in the practice of law. From law school to law firms, learn some of the causes and potential solutions to this issue and how we can all participate to address it.


Jenny Gassman-Pines| Greene Espel PLLP 

Melissa Muro LaMere | Mason LLP 

Rick Petry | Mitchell Hamline School of Law 

Moderator: Frances Baillon | Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP

CLE Credits:

1.0 Elimination of Bias CLE Credits | Event Code: 441295


Labor and Employment Law Section Member: Free
Non-Section Members: $10
Non-MSBA Members: $20
Law Student: Free

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments:  Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.

Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager. Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Kayla Erbach



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Pre-Registration is Closed

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM