1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
|Drake P. Bearden, Jr., Esq.
Costello & Mains, LLC
Mt. Laurel, NJ
|Shannon L. McGroarty, Esq.
Law Office of Shannon Leigh McGroarty
Cherry Hill, NJ
Jessica Ramirez, Esq.
D'Arcy Johnson Day
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
9:00 am - 10:15 am
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Developing a Blueprint for Change
The Foundation: DE&I and the Legal Profession
Lora Fong, Esq. • Chief Diversity Officer and Assistant Attorney General • Department of Law and Public Safety
Building Up: Enhancing and Supporting Equal Access to Justice
Adelina Herrarte, Esq. • Assistant Unit Manager • Consumer Law Unit • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services
Christine Ricadro, Esq. • Assistant Unit Supervisor, Housing Law Unit • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Visit the Exhibitors
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
The Architecture of the Workforce
Achieving Permanent Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Dean Burrell, Esq., President • Garden State Bar Association
Bhaveen Jani, Esq., President • South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey
Reynold Lambert, Esq., President • The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (HBA-NJ)
Jemi Goulian Lucey, Esq. • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
A cornerstone of NJAJ’s mission is to advance the education and skills of the membership.
Take advantage of our virtual Exhibit Hall which features products and services for the legal community.
All three days of programs are being recorded and will be available one year from June 28, 2021.
NOTE: Pursuant to Regulation 201:08 regarding Alternate Verifiable Learning Formats, the Board on Continuing Legal Education has allowed all 24 credit hours for the compliance period to be fulfilled through approved courses offered in alternative verifiable learning formats.
Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for Ethics/Professionalism, and 2.80 qualify as hours of credit for Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.
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