Being an LGBT Attorney in KY (3/22)
March 22, 2013
Program Description: Being an LGBT Attorney in Kentucky This program takes serious look at diversity in the legal profession in the 21st century and will explore the personal and professional realities of being a lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender attorney in Kentucky. The panelists will discuss the positive and negative experiences they have encountered in working in Kentucky’s legal community because of their sexual orientation. The panelists will outline the current status of local, state and federal law pertaining to protection from sexual orientation discrimination and same-sex marriages. The issue of the best practices legal workplaces can undertake to have an inclusive environment focused on eliminating overt and obscure acts sexual orientation bias, such as the structure of certain employee benefit policies, will also be addressed. The CLE will include a discussion of whether gay or transgender lawyers/law students should be upfront about their sexual orientation with prospective employers and if they should or can keep their sexual identity separated from their work as a lawyer.
The Louisville Bar Association Diversity Committee in Partnership with the KBA Young Lawyers Division – Diversity Committee
Panelists include: Steve Damron, Student, Brandeis School of Law, Carl N. Frazier, Stoll Keenon Ogden, Eric J. Graninger, Jefferson County Attorney’s Office and Casey S. Kimball, Attorney at Law. Moderator: Jerrad T. Howard, Dinsmore & Shohl
Note: Members of the KBA and LBA Young Lawyers section may attend the CLE program at no cost; reservations requested. Normal charges apply to all other members and non-members.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received at least 24 hours in advance for any refunds or credits. Substitutions will be allowed.
Pricing will be adjusted for LBA members when registration is processed.