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2022 What a Letter from a Birmingham Jail Teaches About Diversity in the Law


Total Credits: 1.1 MCLE, 1.1 Ethics, 1.1 Elimination of Bias, 1.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Elimination of Bias |  Ethics
Format:
Audio and Video

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In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested in Birmingham, Alabama for violating the States’ law against mass public demonstrations. From his jail cell, Dr. King penned an important response to clergy-people who criticized the protest that got him arrested. The words from that letter have proved to be among Dr. King’s most important writings and, interestingly, they are relevant to lawyers as well. Join the CLE Performer, Stuart Teicher, Esq., as he evaluates the text of that letter and explains how the content of that critical piece of correspondence can help lawyers improve inclusion in the practice of law. 

Speaker: Stuart Teicher, The CLE Performer

Moderators:

MAR 15 | Cherlyn Crosby-Herberts, Briscoe, Wulff, Crosby, Luber & Williams, LLP, St. Charles
MAR 30 | Diarra Cross-Davis, CD Law Group, LLC, St. Louis
MAY 26 | Alexandra Johnson,  AJ LEGAL SERVICES LLC, St. Louis
JUN 24 | Tara A. Ohler, Epstein-Lang & Ohler, LLC, Richmond Heights

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The CLE Performer


Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law and writing instruction. A practicing attorney for over two decades, Stuart’s career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and legal departments, provides CLE instruction at law firm client events, and also gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. He speaks, teaches, and writes—Thomson Reuters published his book entitled, Navigating the Legal Ethics of Social Media and Technology.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys. Mr. Teicher is an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law where he teaches Professional Responsibility, and he is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.


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