LSBA Diversity and Inclusion Managers Summit

August 24, 2018 • Ritz Carlton • 921 Canal Street • New Orleans, LA

Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Managers, Committee Members and Managing Partners are encouraged to attend. 

The Diversity and Inclusion Managers Summit is an opportunity to discuss how Diversity and Inclusion managers can cultivate a culture where all talented contributors—regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or natural origin—can have and can see a path to long-term success.

If you prefer not to register online, please click here for the LSBA Diversity and Inclusion Managers Summit Attorney Registration Form. Submission instructions are on the form. If you are a Non-Attorney, please click here for the Non-Attorney Registration Form. 

Please click here to the view the Program Agenda. 

Registration: 8:15 am - 8:45 am

Please be advised that checks will only be accepted at onsite registration. 

: 9:00 am - 2:45 pm

Cost: $50

CLE Credit Hours: 4.25 CLE Credit Hours (Including Professionalism) 

Full registration includes access to conference sessions, lunch, coffee breaks, and electronic course materials. Written course materials will not be available.

Registration Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing and sent to Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations received in writing before August 17, 2018 will be fully refunded minus a $20.00 administrative fee. If written confirmation of cancellation is not received by August 17, 2018, no refunds or credits will be issued of any kind. Credits will be processed within two weeks of receipt of the cancellation request.

8:15 am - 8:45 am - Registration 

8:45 am - 9:00 am - Welcoming Remarks

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Session One (1.0 Professionalism Credit Hour) "Minority in a Majority Firm: Combating the Status Quo"

10:00 am - 10:10 am - Networking Break 

10:10 am - 11:10 am - Session Two (1.0 General Credit Hour) "A Pragmatic Look at the Work of Career Service Professionals" 
  • Denia S. Aiyegbusi, Deutsch Kerrigan LLP, New Orleans, LA, Moderator
  • Sarka Cerna-Fagan, Assistant Dean for Career Development, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA
  • Gwendolyn L. Ferrell, Associate Director of Career Services, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Diana Mercer, Director of Career Development, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA 
  • Tavares A. Walker, Director of Career Services and Adjunct Professor of Law, Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA

11:10 am - 11:20 am - Networking Break 

11:20 am - 12:20 pm - Session Three (1.0 Professionalism Credit Hour) "How to Future-Proof Your Firm: Engaging Gen Y to Z" 

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch 

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm - Session Four (1.25 Professionalism Credit Hours) "Diversity and Inclusion: Worth More than Gold" (Facilitated Discussion and Round Table)

 For more information, contact: Member Outreach and Diversity team members by email:
Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600