In this seminar, we will address gender bias in the practice of law. Participants will learn about:
- Differences in workplace communication styles between genders
- Difference in non-verbal communication between genders
- Gender biases related to perceptions of competence, self-promotion, negotiations, dealing with confrontation
- Strategies for individuals, teams and organizations to reduce gender bias in legal practice
CLE – This activity will provide California MCLE credit in the amount of 1.0 hour Elimination of Bias. Cooley LLP is a MCLE Approved Activity Provider by the State Bar of California.
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About the Speaker | MICHELLE GREER GALLOWAY
Our speaker, Michelle Greer Galloway, has been an associate, partner and is currently counsel to the Cooley Litigation department and its IP group. Her litigation practice focuses on patent litigation. Michelle is a frequent speaker at conferences and at companies combining current scientific and psychological research with practical advice and humor regarding leadership and building high performance teams.
In addition to her practice, she is a lecturer teaching courses in patent litigation and leadership and management skills at Stanford Law School and a lecturer at Santa Clara Law School teaching courses in patent litigation, pre-trial litigation techniques, and law practice management.
She currently serves on the California Lawyers Association Racial Justice Committee and on the California Lawyers Association Litigation Section Executive Committee. She has a certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell and has taken courses related to neuroscience and leadership.
Hosts | A big thank you to our hosts from the ChIPs OC Chapter.