Especially when clients face a loss of life or liberty, what balance of conformity to expectations and authenticity results in the most effective advocacy from attorneys who don’t fit the straight white cisgender male norm that judges and juries still expect to see? Where can your identity be an asset to your client? Join the Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network; the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging; and OUTLaw for a discussion on the tightropes women, nonbinary, and transgender attorneys walk in the courtroom to provide exemplary client service. The virtual event is free and open to members of the NYU Law community and the public.
• Madalyn Wasilczuk ’13 (moderator), Director, Juvenile Defense Clinic; Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, LSU Law
• Gabriel Arkles ’04, Senior Counsel, Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
• Dany Greene ’18, Attorney, LGBTQ Practice, The Bronx Defenders
• Lisa Hoyes ’99, Assistant Dean for Public Service, Public Interest Law Center, NYU Law
This event is free and open to the public, but registration via Zoom is required. Attendees will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link and password after registering.
This event has been approved for one New York State CLE credit in the category of Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias. While the content of the event is appropriate for both newly appointed and experienced attorneys, only experienced attorneys are eligible to earn credit in this category.