ON DEMAND: MCLE: Eliminating Bias in Technology and the Practice of Law

Class recorded November 19, 2020

Bias remains an enormous problem in the legal industry and the justice system. In this class, get the unique perspectives of seasoned intellectual property, internet, and privacy law practitioners, as they discuss how bias persists – including how technology can perpetuate bias – and how you can help to root it out.

Class covers:

  • How bias persists in the legal industry – including the perspective of a former hiring attorney at a major national firm on how bias in hiring and promotion is perpetuated
  • How to recognize incidents of bias – true stories of biased actions that occurred through comments, actions, and omissions
  • How new technology like facial recognition and artificial intelligence can perpetuate bias
  • Why eliminating bias is important, and profitable, and tools you can use to eliminate bias

Earn 1 hour participatory California Elimination of Bias MCLE credit: After registration, a staff member will email you the course materials, an evaluation form, and your Certificate of Attendance (usually the next business day). Register first, then watch the recording to the end and answer the questions provided in the popup to verify your attendance.

Registration Fee: $25, Non-refundable

Presented by Diana Iketani Iorlano and Don Dennis:

Diana Iketani Iorlano is a privacy lawyer, litigator, and serves as outside general counsel to companies ranging from small businesses to large corporations. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. (CIPP/US), and holds other data privacy professional certifications. Prior to founding her own firm, Diana was a senior member of the privacy/data security and litigation teams at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles. She previously served as a temporary judge for the Los Angeles Superior Court from 2004 to 2010, and earned her J.D. at USC-Gould School of Law.

Don Dennis’ practice focuses on copyright and trademark infringement, Internet law, defamation, trade secret misappropriation, data security breach, and privacy law. He works to resolve complex disputes over online contracts, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and other website matters, and provides guidance on best business practices concerning E-Commerce. Don obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University and J.D. from UCLA School of Law.

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