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Black Lawyers Matter:
Strategies to Enhance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Friday, October 30, 2020 | 8:15 am - 6 pm CDT

Bracewell LLP Distinguished Lecture in Racial and Social Justice Keynote Speaker:

David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law at Harvard Law School,
Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, Faculty Director of the Center on the Legal Profession and the Center for Lawyers and the Professional Services Industry

  • How do we increase the pipeline of Black students applying to law schools, and better support them once they arrive?
  • How can we better support our historically Black law schools?
  • How do we increase hiring, retention, and success of Black attorneys throughout the legal profession?

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Texas CLE pending

If you have event questions, please email Sondra Tennessee,  UH Law Center Associate Dean of Alumni and Community Relations, at stennessee@uh.edu

Co-Sponsors:

BAker Botts
Austin Black Lawyers association
Baylor Law school
DAABA
HBA
Houston Lawyers Associations
HYLA
LSAC
San Antonio African American Community Fund
SABLA
SABA
Southwestern Law school
BAker Botts
Vinson and Elkin