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BBI Chairman Peter Blanck Speaks on National Study of Lawyers with Disabilities and who identify as LGBTQ+ at American Bar Association Annual Meeting

August 5, 2019
Source: Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

Dr. Peter Blanck, University Professor at Syracuse University and Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), will speak at the Annual American Bar Association on August 10, 2019.

The ABA Annual Meeting will be held August 8, 2019 - August 13, 2019 in San Francisco, CA at the Marriot Marquis. Dr. Blanck will speak on “Interrupting Bias: The Keys to Doing Diversity Right in the Workplace.” Blanck will discuss the recent American Bar Association nationwide study, conducted by the Burton Blatt Institute to identify the biases encountered by LGBT and/or disabled lawyers in the legal profession and to help develop and implement strategies to ameliorate such biases. Preliminary results will be discussed from the national online surveys, interviews, and focus groups.

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