Join the MBA and OWLS at the Mark O. Hatfield US Courthouse Jury Room for a panel discussion on why promoting diversity and combating discrimination are key components of professionalism. The program will include consideration of real- life hypothetical problems on issues of gender, immigration, and race. There is no cost, but registration is requested.
New provisions of Oregon RPC 8.4 became effective in February 2015. It is professional
misconduct for a lawyer to “in the course of representing a client, knowingly intimidate or harass
a person because of that person’s race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity,
gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.” Learn what the amendment means and how it may be applied in practice.
- Judge Darleen Ortega, Oregon Court of Appeals
- Melvin Oden-Orr, Oden-Orr Law
- Banafsheh Violet Nazari, Nazari Law
- Mark Johnson Roberts, Oregon State Bar Deputy General Counsel
Moderator: Chris Ling, Oregon State Bar Acting Director of Diversity
Bring your lunch. Beverages and cookies generously provided by Tomasi Salyer Baroway.