December 14, 2023 8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultural Competence for Legal Professionals (Online Replay)

Become more culturally competent so you can provide more equitable and effective legal representation.

Fulfill your 2023 LSO CPD EDI/Professionalism requirement by the end of the year! Learn the practical skills you need to improve your cultural competency in OsgoodePD’s half-day Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultural Competence for Legal Professionals Online Replay program on December 14. Immediately put your skills into action through a series of exercises where you’ll address challenges faced in different legal settings, and learn strategies for successfully overcoming them.


December 14th, 2023 from 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET.
Online Replay with Live Q+A


The legal culture is changing, and the ability to interact respectfully and effectively with all clients and colleagues is more important than ever. Your clients, the regulators and the public are demanding more individual and corporate responsibility from legal professionals when it comes to equality, diversity and inclusion, and this program will equip you with the necessary cultural competency skills to enhance self-knowledge, improve your interpersonal skills and strengthen your ability to perform your legal and professional obligations.

Through a series of presentations and exercises, you will learn the skills you need for greater cultural competence. You will also be equipped to immediately put cultural competence skills into practice with learn-by-doing exercises focused on difficulties that may be encountered in various legal settings, and how to handle them. The program concludes with a riveting roundtable discussion where you will hear firsthand accounts of the cultural competence challenges faced by legal professionals and solutions for conquering them.


Who Should Attend

All lawyers and paralegals (in Ontario and across Canada)

Any other legal professionals, including law clerks, law students (in Ontario and across Canada)



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