Houston Legal Community Enjoys Diversity Summit

Update: The entire Diversity Summit is now available on video! HBA members can log in to watch for 5 hours of MCLE credit, including 4 hours of ethics, for free at any time.

On Thursday, July 11, nearly 200 members of the Houston legal community convened for the HBA’s Diversity Summit at South Texas College of Law Houston.

Attendees enjoyed industry experts’ CLE presentations on “What Is Implicit Bias & How Can It Affect Your Cases?”, “Understanding the Gender Spectrum,” “The Business Side of Diversity & Inclusion,” “The Importance of Allyship for Marginalized Groups,” “Law Practice Communication: Seeking, Hiring & Retaining a Diverse Workforce,” “Gender Fairness in the Workplace and Changing the Face of Parental Responsibility,” and “Representation Matters: Local Bar Leaders.”

The event was co-sponsored by Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz, Asian American Bar Association of Houston, Houston Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators, the Hon. Kyle Carter, Houston Bar Association, HBAA Charitable Fund, Inc., Law Offices of Seth Kretzer, Mexican American Bar Association of Houston and South Texas College of Law Houston. In-kind sponsor Jason’s Deli provided breakfast and lunch. A networking happy hour followed, co-sponsored by the Hon. Mike Engelhart, the Hon. Kristen B. Hawkins, the Hon. Maria T. Jackson and the Hon. Daryl Moore.

See selected social media posts about the event below.