1) Salem Diversity Summit, 9/9/15
2) MCBA Val Sloper Memorial Golf Tournament, 9/11/15
3) OAPABA Public Speaking CLE and Workshop, 9/18/15
4) Liberty House Champions for Children Luncheon, 9/22/15
5) Marion-Polk CEJ Luncheon, 9/24/15
1) Salem Diversity Summit,
September 9, 2015, 1:00-4:45 pm, followed by networking social
Saalfeld Griggs PC, 250 Church St. SE, Salem
Mary Leonard Law Society and Saalfeld Griggs PC proudly present the Salem Diversity Summit, a 3.25-hour Access to Justice CLE on diversity in the Salem legal community, followed by a networking social generously hosted by Saalfeld Griggs PC. Learn about the advantages of building a diverse team at your workplace; gain practical tips on cross-cultural communication and creating a workplace that incorporates diverse perspectives; and join the discussion on how to attract and retain diverse attorneys in Salem.
What: Salem Diversity Summit
When: Wednesday, September 9, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:45 pm; networking social to follow
Where: Saalfeld Griggs PC, 250 Church St SE, Salem, Oregon 97301
1:00 pm--Welcoming remarks.
1:15 pm--“The Business Case for Diversity,” Christina Lincicome, Director of Diversity & Inclusion for SAIF Corporation, will discuss advantages of a diverse team in creative problem-solving; benefits of diverse perspectives; and tips for including diverse employees in the company culture and encouraging their contributions.
2:15 pm--“Communicating Across Cultures,” Lillian A. Tsai, a cross-cultural competency trainer, facilitator, coach, consultant, and founder of TsaiComms, will deliver an interactive presentation to help you discover your own style and how to relate to and work effectively across cultures.
3:45 pm--Mariann Hyland, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Oregon State Bar, will moderate a discussion with local firm and government leaders on how to attract and retain diverse attorneys to the Salem legal community. Panelists include Shannon Martinez, incoming Managing Partner, Saalfeld Griggs PC, Kim E. Hoyt, Shareholder and Managing Officer, Garrett Hemann Robertson PC; Jill Woods, Senior Recruitment Coordinator, Oregon Department of Justice; and Erious Johnson, Jr., Assistant Attorney General and Civil Rights Director, Oregon Department of Justice.
4:45 pm--Networking Social hosted by Saalfeld Griggs PC
REGISTER online at http://www.maryleonardlawsociety.org/september-9-2015-salem-diversity-summit.html or send a check to MLLS at PO Box 773, Salem, OR 97308:
$45 general admission
$30 for OWLS and other diversity bar members
$20 for judicial clerks and modest income
Free to law students
Free if not seeking CLE credit
2) Marion County Bar Association Val Sloper Memorial Golf Tournament
September 11, 2015, 1:00-6:00 pm
Creekside Golf Club
Supporting the Campaign for Equal Justice. Cost is $85 for MCBA members, $95 for nonmembers. Registration ended on August 28, but late registration may be available. http://www.marioncountybar.org/val-sloper-memorial-golf-tournament-friday-september-11-2015/
3) Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association Public Speaking CLE and Workshop
September 18, 2015, 3:00-5:30 pm
200 SW Market Street, Portland, Propeller Conference Room, Lobby Level
RSVP to Coni Crone at CCrone@bullardlaw.com. $25 for OAPABA members; $50 for non-OAPABA members; $10 Lawyers in First 3 Years of Practice/Students. http://oapaba.org/
4) Liberty House Champions for Children Luncheon
September 22, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm, seating starts at 11:30 am
Salem Convention Center
Join your friends for this complimentary lunch to learn about our work with children and how you can help Liberty House provide hope and healing. With Master of Ceremonies KGW Anchor Russ Lewis. http://www.libertyhousecenter.org/events.php?spid=3
5) Marion-Polk CEJ Luncheon
September 24, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm
Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill Street Southeast, Salem, OR 97301
Table captains in the Marion-Polk area will be recruiting guests to sit at their tables, but you are also welcome to call CEJ at (503-295-8442) to RSVP. There is no cost to attend the luncheon. It will be an opportunity to socialize as well as learn more about the important work that legal aid is doing in Marion and Polk Counties and across the state. The Mary Leonard Law Society serves as a table captain each year, so contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to join our table. http://campaignforequaljustice.org/