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Guidelines and Best Practices Addressing Chronic Failure to Diversity Leadership Positions in the Practice of Law

06.21.18 - 06.22.18

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The Duke Law Judicial Studies Center will hold a Distinguished Lawyers conference on Guidelines and Best Practices Addressing Chronic Failure to Diversify Leadership Positions in the Practice of Law in Denver, Colorado, on June 21-22, 2018. The purpose of the June 21-22 conference is to: (1) review draft best practices for promoting greater diversity in judicial appointments of lawyers to leadership roles in complex litigation, and (2) develop strategies for implementing the diversity-appointments best practices.  A total of 15 federal judges and 75-100 practitioners are expected to attend the conference. If you are interested in attending, please send a brief description of your mass-tort MDL or class action experience and reasons for attending the conference to judicialstudies@law.duke.edu.

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