Diversity Summit 2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Why isn’t the legal profession more diverse yet?
Co-sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco, California ChangeLawyers, and
the California Constitution Center
1:00 — Keynote Speaker
2:00 — Current state of the profession
Executive Director Yolanda Jackson (BASF) and Donna Hershkowiz (State Bar of California) will analyze recent data on the profession’s diversity and pipeline programs.
3:00 — Evaluating pipeline programs
Executive Director Chris Punongbayan (Changelawyers) and Director of Programs for Academic and Bar Success Sara Berman (AccessLex) will analyze pipeline programs research and make recommendations to increase the rate of diverse law school graduates entering legal employment.
4:00 — Federal judicial clerk diversity
Judge Jeremy Fogel (Executive Director, Berkeley Judicial Institute) will discuss his ongoing study of diversity rates among federal judicial clerks and his view on the hiring process.
Events are wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, contact the organizer of the event. Advance notice is kindly requested.
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