Learning objectives include:

  1. The importance of diversity, inclusion and cultural competence for the legal profession
  2. Malpractice claims where an issue related to a lack of cultural competency contributed to a claim
  3. Understanding key EDI concepts for your practice
  4. Tips on developing cultural competence

Speaker:
Mahwash Khan (she/her)
Counsel, LAWPRO Communications
Chair, LAWPRO’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group

Supporting materials:
Cultural competence: An essential skill in an increasingly diverse world

Manage malpractice risk by recognizing cultural diversity

Emotional intelligence: the essential skill for the workplace and life

Further resources

Law Society of Ontario, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion resources

Law Society of Ontario, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Supports and Resources webpage

LAWPRO Magazine: Diversity (September 2014)

Attendees can claim a $50 Risk Management Credit to be applied to their LAWPRO premiums in 2021. Claim the credit here.

This program contains 50 minutes of EDI Professionalism