Presentations

Diversity & Leadership Presentations and Programs

  

· “Recognizing and Interrupting Implicit Bias in Criminal Law Practice,” NDNY Federal Court Bar Association, Syracuse, NY 2019

· “Implicit Bias: A Primer,” Albany Law School, Capital District Women’s Bar Association, Albany, NY 2019

· “Why Interrupting Implicit Bias Matters in Legal Spaces,” Tarter Krinsky., New York, NY 2019

· "Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias: Interrupting Implicit Bias,” Oneida County Bar Association, Utica, NY 2019

· "Creating a More Inclusive Work Environment: Why Interrupting Implicit Bias Matters,” Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C., New York, NY 2019

· “Mastering Cultural Competence by Interrupting Implicit Bias,” two (2) sessions, NYS Judicial Institute, 2019

· "The Business Case: Why Every Firm Should Embrace Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Competence,” Fragomen Worldwide, New York, NY 2018

· “Cultural Humility as a Means of Interrupting Bias,” Panel Discussion, Nassau County Bar Association, Mineola, NY 2018

· “Combatting Implicit Bias in the Law Through Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence,” Oneida County Public Defender, Criminal Division, Criminal Law Academy, Utica, New York 2018

· "A Practical Guide to Recognizing and Interrupting Implicit Bias,” Bousquet Holstein, Syracuse, NY 2018

· “Overview of Implicit Bias,” Panel Discussion, Inaugural Honorable L. Priscilla Hall Leadership Academy, New York, NY 2018

· “Intro to Implicit Bias in the Law,” Syracuse University School of Law, Syracuse, NY 2018 

· “Implicit Bias: Ethnic and Racial Disparity in the Law,” Elimination of Bias Training for “Raise the Age” Judges, three (3) sessions, NYS Judicial Institute, 2018 

· “Interrupting Bias in Yourself and Others,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Meeting, Ireland, UK 2018 

· “A Practical Guide to Recognizing and Interrupting Bias,” Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Theodore T. Jones Golf Invitational, New City, NY 2018 

· “Not-So-Blind Justice: Implicit Bias and the Legal System,” with Mark Rogerson, PhD, Third Judicial District, Albany, NY 2018 

· “Unintended Bias in Criminal Justice,” White Plains District Attorney’s Office, White Plains, NY 2018 

· “Diversity, Inclusion and Member Engagement,” Section Leaders Conference, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2018 

· “Implicit Bias in the Justice System: Practical Guide to Combat Bias,” Supreme Court, First Judicial Department, Assigned Counsel Plan, New York, NY 2018 

· “Unintended Bias: What is it? How do I Address It?” Barclay Damon, LLP, New York, NY 2018 

· “A Practical Guide to Recognizing and Interrupting Implicit Bias,” New York County Lawyers’ Association, New York, NY 2018 

· “When Bad Biases Happen to Good People: Interrupting Implicit Bias,” LawLine, New York, NY 2018 

· “Mindful Communication: Exploring Implicit Bias and Relating Respectfully with LGBTQ People,” New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2018 

· “Implicit Bias: What is it and how do I interrupt it?” New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2018 

· “Strategies for Interrupting Implicit Bias,” New York State Bar Association Career Development Conference, New York, NY 2018 

· “The Consequences of Implicit Bias: How to Recognize it and Why We Should Care,” Theodore Roosevelt Inn of Court, Mineola, NY 2017 

· “Interrupting Implicit Bias,” Bronx County Bar Association/NYSBA Roadshow, Bronx, NY 2017 

· “Running an Effective Executive Committee Meeting,” Section Leaders Conference, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2017 

· Planning Committee, “I Am the Least Prejudiced Person You Will Ever Meet and How I Got That Way,” 

· New York State Bar Association/Brooklyn Bar Association, Brooklyn, NY 2017 

· “Inter-Section and Inter-Organization Collaboration for Increased Membership and Diversity,” Section 

· Leaders Conference, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2016 

· “Leadership as a Person of Color,” New York State Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Annual Meeting, New York, NY 2016 

· “Retaining the Diverse Associate: Recognizing Implicit/Latent Bias and Working to Overcome Them for Maximum Advancement,” Creator and Moderator, New York State Bar Association Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, New York, NY 2015 

· “Mentoring and the Power of Diversity: A Candid Discussion with Thought Leaders in Diversity,” (Panelists: Hon. Jenny Rivera and Attorney Joseph Hanna), Co-Chair of Program and Moderator of Panel, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Fall Meeting, New York State Bar Association, Queens, NY 2014 

· “Mentoring for Diversity: A Collaborative Workshop,” Chair and Moderator, New York State Bar Association; Torts Insurance & Compensation Law Summer Meeting, Montreal, Canada 2012 

· “Strength by Association: Recruitment and Retention of the Diverse Associate and Partner,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Meeting, Co-Chair and Moderator, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2012 

· “Strength by Association: Mentoring for Diversity,” (Panelists: Hon. Lucindo Suarez; Hon. George Silver; Hon. Laura Douglas; and Hon. Gloria Dabiri), Co-Chair of Program and Moderator of Panel, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Fall Meeting New York State Bar Association, Brooklyn, NY 2011 

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Programs

Other Programs

  

· “Insurance Coverage for Premises Liability,” Advanced Coverage, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2018 

· “21st Century Insurance Issues: Drones, the Sharing Economy (Uber, Lyft, AirBNB), Municipal Liability and Cyber Security,” LawLine, New York, NY 2017 

· “Ten Tips for Taking Your First Deposition,” Bridge the Gap, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2017 

· “Handling Your First Deposition,” with Robert Permutt, Esq., LawLine, New York, NY 2017 

· “21st Century Insurance Issues: Drones, the Sharing Economy (Uber, Lyft, AirBNB), Terrorism and Cyber Security,” New York State Judicial Institute, White Plains, NY 2016 

· Chair, Advanced Coverage Seminar, New York State Bar Association, Albany, New York 2016 “Ethical 

· Obligations Surrounding Coverage Claim and Litigation,” Advanced Coverage, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2016 

· “Insurance Coverage Fundamentals,” Intro to Civil Practice Skills: Torts and Insurance Law program, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2015 

· “Professional Liability/Ethics: Minimizing Your Risk with Best Practices,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Fall Meeting, New York State Bar Association, Orlando, FL 2015 

· “Overview of Additional Insured Coverage,” Insurance Law Basics, New York State Judicial Institute, White Plains, NY 2015 

· “Top Ten Insurance Coverage Decisions of the Past Year,” Advanced Coverage, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2015 

· “Additional Insured Coverage: Deciphering the New Endorsements,” Advanced Coverage, New York State Bar Association, Syracuse, NY 2015 

· “Ten Tips for Taking Your First Deposition,” Bridge the Gap, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2015 

· “Back to Basics and Beyond: Best Practices in Writing Coverage Position Letters,” Law School for the Insurance Professional, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2014 

· “The Role of the Claim Adjuster in Bad Faith Litigation,” Law School for the Insurance Professional, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2013 

· “Bad Faith Update,” Advanced Insurance Coverage, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2013 

· “Update on Developments regarding notice, disclaimers, right to independent counsel, direct actions,” Law 

· School for the Insurance Professional, New York State Bar Association, Albany 2012 

· “Auto Insurance Coverage,” Practical Skills –Basic Tort and Insurance Law Practice, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2012 

· Chair of Program, Law School for the Insurance Professional, New York City Venue, New York, NY 2011 

· “Auto Coverage,” Law School for the Insurance Professional, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2011 

· “Bench and Bar Best Practices and the Claims Professional,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Summer Meeting, New York State Bar Association, Moderator of Panel/Chair of Presentation, Bar Harbor, ME 2011 

· “Bad Faith,” Insurance Coverage 2011—What Every Practitioner Needs to Know, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2011 

· Chair of event, Automobile Litigation—2011 Update, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2011 

· “Coverage Issues in Auto Litigation,” Automobile Litigation—2011 Update, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2011 

· “Bad Faith,” Law School for the Claims Professional, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2010 

· “Subrogation Update: Life after the Anti-Subrogation Statute of 2009,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Meeting, New York State Bar Association, Orlando, FL 2010 

· “Additional Insured Coverage: What is ‘Arising Out Of’?” 2010 Insurance Coverage: Issues in the Commercial General Liability Policy, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2010 

· “Auto Coverage,” Keeping Current with Auto Litigation, New York State Bar Association, Syracuse, NY 2010 

· “Auto Insurance Coverage,” Practical Skills—Basic Tort and Insurance Law Practice, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2010 

· “Auto Liability,” Law School for the Claims Professional, New York State Bar Association, New York, NY 2009 

· Planner, Organizer and Co-Chair, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Meeting, New York State Bar Association, Uncasville, CT 2009 

· “How to Keep the Claims Client Happy,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Meeting, New York State Bar Association, Uncasville, CT 2009 

· “Anti-Subrogation in Auto Coverage Cases,” Additional Insured Coverage: Hot Topics & Critical Issues for 2009, New York State Bar Association, Albany, NY 2009 

· “Subrogation and Recovery Actions,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Meeting, New York State Bar Association, San Diego, CA 2008 

· “Client Satisfaction: The 360° View,” Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Annual Meeting, New York State Bar Association, Moderator of Panel/Chair of Presentation, San Diego, CA 2008