APALA-NJ Events Calendar 2012


2nd Annual NJSBA Diversity Summit

Second Annual NJSBA Diversity Summit

Co-sponsored by APALA-NJ

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Networking reception to follow

New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick

Experience a day to examine, discuss and find pathways to move forward on the most pressing issues surrounding diversity in the legal profession. Hear from leaders in the legal community and learn about available resources and opportunities. Share your experiences during roundtable discussions and contribute to crafting a long-term diversity plan for the state's largest lawyers group. And earn valuable CLE credits at a discussion on the financial impact of diversity.

Featured CLE Program:
This program will include a CLE panel featuring a frank discussion with leaders in the industry about the real and hidden costs facing law firms, companies and the corporate world surrounding diversity issues, with a look at the best practices in use and the challenges left to overcome. CLE credits pending.

Karol Corbin Walker, LeClairRyan

Louis Acevedo, deputy public defender, Bergen County
Paulette Brown, chief diversity officer of Edwards Wildman Palmer
R. Fenimore Fisher, managing partner, R. Fenimore Fisher Group, LLC
Lora Fong, senior corporate counsel Salesforce.com
Additional speakers to be announced soon.

Link to register by February 14, 2012: