All attorneys at LCLD Member organizations are invited to join us for the Fifth Annual Mid-Year CLE Webinar: 

Opportunity at the Crossroads: Using Authentic Leadership Presence to Interrupt Unconscious Bias

Friday, June 9, 2017, 12:00-4:00 pm ET

Attend via live webcast; a limited number of attendees will be able to participate in person at PLI's New York City Conference Center.

What You Will Learn

  • Insights about how cultivating an authentic leadership presence as a lawyer can aid in moving beyond bias when building relationships with clients and others
  • Tools for accessing and expressing an inner roadmap to authenticity
  • A framework for using presence to interrupt and transcend bias
  • Perspective and wisdom from accomplished lawyers whose personal experiences will provide guidance and strategies for attendees

LCLD has partnered with the Practising Law Institute (PLI) to apply for CLE credit for this seminar. This webinar may be of particular interest to LCLD program participants (1L Scholars, Mentors and Mentees, Pathfinders, Fellows, and Fellows Alumni), who we also strongly encourage to attend in addition to other attorneys at LCLD Member organizations.


12:00 - 1:00 pm ET: Lunch for In-Person Attendees







1:00-3:00 pm ET: Kate Ebner (l), Founder & CEO of the Nebo Company and Director of the Institute for Transformational Leadership at Georgetown University, and Kim D'Abreu (r), Principal Consultant at Diversity Dimensions Consulting, LLC, and Leadership Coach at The Nebo Company, will share their insights on the using leadership presence to interrupt unconcious bias. The presentation will be moderated by Lori Lorenzo, LCLD Program Director.











3:10-4:00 pm ET: A panel including (pictured above, left to right) N. Cornell Boggs III, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Toys "R" Us; Susan Lees, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Allstate Insurance; Jorge Mestre, Managing Partner at Rivero Mestre LLP; Jodi Schwartz, Partner, Tax, at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; and Teresa Sebastian, President and CEO of Dominion Asset Group, moderated by LCLD Program Director Lori Lorenzo.


Click here to register to attend the seminar in person, or to view the live webcast individually. 

To set up a group viewing of the live webcast, please email by Friday, June 2, 2017. 

Please note that registration is managed directly by PLI; for any technical questions, please call 1-800-260-4754 or email

Individual on-demand viewing of the webinar will be available through June 9, 2018. Please note that on-demand viewings for groups will not be available. As a result, we strongly encourage you to schedule any group viewings for the live webcast on June 9, 2017.

For questions, please contact Lori Lorenzo, LCLD Program Director.