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2022 INAUGURAL DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND BELONGING EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE
(Presented by the Programs & Education Committee of the San Diego Paralegal Association
and Co-Sponsored by the Los Angeles Paralegal Association)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 | 9:00 AM PST | VIA ZOOM

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The San Diego Paralegal Association is pleased to announce its inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Educational Conference.  The conference will provide attendees with valuable takeaways from diverse legal professionals with a specific focus on DEIB issues, including cultural competence and diversity initiatives, workplace culture, disability, neurodiversity, and other relevant topics.  We invite you to embark on or continue your journey to creating a workplace, culture, and society committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The work of DEIB professionals never stops and each of us must join in the shift to create a world accepting of and adaptable for everyone.  This event will celebrate DEIB, educate professionals about challenges and trends associated with DEIB, and amplify the voices of those who have forged a path and set examples for others in their DEIB journey.  These professionals will share their wisdom and expertise working in and working to advance DEIB initiatives in their personal and professional lives.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Executives
  • Business Owners
  • Chief Diversity Officers
  • DEIB Professionals
  • Practice Managers
  • Talent Managers and Recruiters
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • Lawyers
  • Paralegals
  • Legal Support Staff
  • Educators
  • Law Students
  • Paralegal Students
  • Change Agents
  • Culture Shifters
  • Truth Tellers

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Hon. G. Helen Whitener

State Supreme Court Justice
Supreme Court of the State of Washington
Tumwater, Washington




Hon. Charles E. Bell, Jr.
Superior Court Judge
San Diego Superior Court
Former City Attorney, City of National City

San Diego, California


    


Arleen Milian
Director of Client Relations
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practice Leader
Murchison & Cumming, LLP
Los Angeles, California


Troy Doucet
Litigation Attorney
Neurodivergent Advocate and Speaker
Doucet Gerling Co., L.P.A.
Columbus, Ohio


 


Colleen Rech
Field Legal Administrative
Operations Manager and Director
The Liberty Mutual Group, Inc.
Zionsville, Indiana
 



Lois Durant
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
New York, New York


 



Rheanna Smith
Manager of Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Strategy
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
San Diego, California



Mia Kelly
Senior Counsel
Diversity & Inclusion Chair
Tyson & Mendes, LLP
San Diego, California | New York, New York



MODERATOR

Kristine Custodio Suero
Director, NALA Liaison

Senior Paralegal
Director of Business Development
Butterfield Schechter, LLP
San Diego, California


ELIMINATION OF BIAS MCLE

The San Diego Paralegal Association is a State Bar of California-certified MCLE provider.  Attendees are eligible to receive up to 2.5 hours of Elimination of Bias credits.  Attendees will complete an MCLE Evaluation Form and must submit it to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

REGISTRATION

Register to attend this educational conference at the following location: 
https://sdparalegals.org/event-4914306

CONFERENCE AGENDA
Download Conference Agenda

CO-SPONSOR

  


CONFERENCE COMMITTEE


Kristine Custodio Suero
Director, NALA Liaison

Senior Paralegal | Director of Business Development
Butterfield Schechter, LLP
San Diego, California


Angela DeSaracho

President
Director of Quality Assurance
Tyson & Mendes, LLP

San Diego, California



Sheila Grela, ACP
Vice President, Programs & Educations
Paralegal
Buchalter, APC
San Diego, California


Christina Hough
Vice President, Membership
Independent Paralegal and Consultant
Juris Doctor Candidate, University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, California



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San Diego, CA 92101






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