CELA’S SIXTH ANNUAL DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Weds., March 29, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Loyola Law School

919 Albany Street

Los Angeles, CA 90015

FREE Summit includes: breakfast (9-9:30 a.m.), networking lunch (12-1:30 p.m.) and 1.25 elimination of bias MCLE

RSVP to https://cela-diversity-summit-2017.eventbrite.com by: Weds., March 22

The California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) and Foundation for Advocacy, Inclusion & Resources (FAIR) are proud to host the sixth annual diversity leadership summit at Loyola Law School on Weds., March 29. Learn how to find your professional style in the face of stereotypes and increase your leadership, employability and visibility throughout your career. Our powerhouse panelists whose experiences range from seasoned partners to midlevel and newer associate levels, include:

Panel 1: Finding Your Professional Style in the Face of Stereotypes (9:30-10:45 a.m.)

Jade Leung, Associate at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Victor Viramontes, National Senior Counsel at MALDEF

Renee Amador, Associate at Alexander Krakow + Glick, LLP

Moderated by Cindy Panuco, Partner at Hadsell Stormer Renick LLP

Panel 2: Increasing Your Leadership, Employability and Visibility Throughout Your Career (10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Shadie Berenji, Founding Partner at Berenji Law Firm, APC

Christina Manalo, Associate at JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation

Reginald Roberts, Founding Partner at Sanders Roberts, LLP

Moderated by Toni J. Jaramilla, Founder at Toni Jaramilla, APLC

The event will follow with a networking lunch and keynote speech by Ameena Mirza Qazi, Executive Director of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, who will speak about her work in combatting xenophobic government policies which have targeted the Muslim community, and how to be a civil rights leader in the new Trump era.