Event announcement: Diversity Summit 2020
WHEN: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
LOCATION: 301 Battery Street
1:00 — Keynote Speaker
2:00 — Current state of the profession
Executive Director Yolanda Jackson (BASF) and Donna Hershkowiz (State Bar of California) will analyze recent data on the profession’s diversity and pipeline programs.
3:00 — Evaluating pipeline programs
Executive Director Chris Punongbayan (Changelawyers) and Director of Programs for Academic and Bar Success Sara Berman (AccessLex) will will analyze issues across the legal education continuum from admission to licensure, and make recommendations to increase diverse law school matriculants, graduates, and professionals.
4:00 — Federal judicial clerk diversity
Judge Jeremy Fogel (Executive Director, Berkeley Judicial Institute) will discuss his ongoing study of diversity rates among federal judicial clerks and his view on the hiring process.
Co-sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco, California ChangeLawyers, and the California Constitution Center