Confronting Bias in the Legal Profession

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In this course, Mr. Wrenn will discuss the history of anti-discrimination laws in the workplace, beginning with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the gap between formal policies and actual practices in the legal profession. Mr. Wrenn goes through the federal protection of underrepresented groups in the legal profession. He talks in detail about race, religious, and gender bias in the legal profession. Mr. Wrenn concludes the seminar with a discussion on the best practices to avoid bias and discrimination and how to further implement diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.

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James R. Wrenn, Jr., Esq.

James R. Wrenn Jr. at WrennLaw.Com

Practice Area: Ethics (+ 1 other areas)

James Wrenn Jr. Esq. is an attorney in Virginia. He is admitted to practice in the Virginia Supreme Court, the lower courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, US District Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Mr. Wrenn has been a member of the Virginia State Bar since 1972. He worked as Counsel for the State Bar, as well as holding the position of Special Counsel. Mr. Wrenn has been in private practice for over 35 years and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Richmond Law School and the ...

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