2022 ERIE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
2:15 p.m. - Registration
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - The Business Case for DEI, 1 ethics CLE credit
Speakers: Sabrina Saunders Mosby and Allegra Elson, Vibrant Pittsburgh
Presentation: In the US, workers are more racially and ethnically diverse than ever before. As the demographics of the nation change, it is crucial that our region becomes a draw for a diversity of talent, and a welcoming place of opportunity for all. The power of diversity still needs to be unlocked with practices, such as inclusive policies, diverse recruiting and retention strategies, and a culture of belonging. The presence of these factors is worth up to 12.9% points of innovation revenue.
o review current data that shows the trends and benefits inclusive policies bring to any organization
o discuss integrating DEI from “A Thing We Do to How We Do All Things.”
o learn how Vibrant Pittsburgh is the region’s inclusion partner in these efforts
$47.00 (ECBA members)
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. - Break
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. - Avoiding Legal Malpractice, 1 ethics CLE credit
Speaker: Bethann Lloyd, Esq., DiBella Weinheimer
Presentation: This program features information on a variety of issues that have been identified as common areas where attorneys can be exposed to liability or malpractice claims and focuses on steps to take to avoid, or at least mitigate, potential claims. The program will provide the perspective of a risk manager, addressing some of the scenarios attorneys may encounter as we move toward a post-COVID environment. Engagement letters, remote work, cloud computing and cybersecurity are among the chief topics. Attend and get tips on steps you can take to cover your practice and be prepared if a claim is asserted against you or your firm. Attorneys who are insured through the Pennsylvania Bar Association Insurance Program, advised and administered by USI Affinity, have the ability to earn up to a 7.5% discount on their malpractice insurance by attending.
$47.00 (ECBA members)
4:45 - 5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Break
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - 2022 Erie County Bar Association Membership Meeting
Jennifer K. Fisher, Esq., Erie County Bar Association Board President
Agenda with additional speakers to come.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Erie County Bar Association Membership Appreciation Cocktail Reception
Compliments of the Erie County Bar Association.