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Communicating With An LGBT Client

All attorneys know that proper communication with clients is essential. If you can’t clearly, sensitively and thoroughly have discourse with your clients, you can’t effectively represent them. For those who represent LGBT clients, proper communication means first familiarizing yourself with terminology used within and accepted by the LGBT community. This terminology might be new to

New York’s Diversity CLE Requirement And What It Means For You

New York recently initiated a Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias (D&I) CLE requirement for experienced attorneys. This new category of CLE credit became mandatory on January 1, 2018 and it follows a resolution in February of 2016 by the ABA recommending states implement the requirement. The D&I requirement had significant support by City Bar