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Keep Moving Forward with Legal Diversity


When: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Saint Louis University School of Law
100 N. Tucker
St. Louis, Missouri  63101
United States

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Online registration is closed.

Please join us for an interactive group discussion of ideas, experiences and action plans to advance diversity & inclusion in the St. Louis legal community.

Presented by


3.0 Missouri MCLE Hours


The Keep Moving Forward With Legal Diversity event promises to be a unique opportunity to interact and connect with local and national leaders in the legal community.

Building on the success of last year's program, Keep Moving Forward With Legal Diversity will challenge participants to have candid discussions and develop action plans to achieve diversity and inclusion goals for the benefit of their organizations.

Opening with a keynote introduction by James M. Strother, General Counsel, Wells Fargo & Company, the program will feature a panel of national experts, moderated by Jovita Foster, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale, to share their experiences, ideas and perspectives on diversity and inclusion.


Following the panel discussion, participants will have an opportunity to move to break-out rooms for smaller group discussions focusing on the development of action plans to achieve diversity and inclusion goals within their companies or practices. The conference will then conclude with short presentations from each of the break-out teams to share ideas, goals and the plans developed during those sessions.


A networking cocktail reception for all attendees will immediately follow the conference. The Keep Moving Forward with Legal Diversity program is open to attorneys, law students and human resource personnel.



1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Registration
2:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.   Introduction & Welcome
2:05 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.   Keynote        
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Panel
3:35 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Breakout Discussions and Small Group Action Planning
4:20 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Reconvene for Breakout Presentations and Wrap-Up
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Networking Reception



Jim Strother — General Counsel, Wells Fargo & Company


Alan Bryan — Associate General Counsel for Legal Administration, External Relations and Outside Counsel Management, Wal-Mart


Manny Sanchez — Partner at Sanchez, Daniels & Hoffmann, LLP, the largest minority-owned law firm in Chicago


Deborah Froling — Partner at Arent Fox and President, National Association of Women Lawyers


Paul Williams — Global Diversity Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, a global legal search firm


Registration Fee

Individual Registrations — $50

Students — Free
(If you are a representative from a sponsoring firm or organization, please email to register)

Gold Sponsors

Armstrong Teasdale
Bryan Cave
Edward Jones
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale
Husch Blackwell
Lewis Rice & Fingersh
Ogletree Deakins
Stinson Leonard Street

Silver Sponsors

Brown & James
Carmody MacDonald
Peabody Energy
Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard
Spencer Fane Britt & Browne

Corporate Sponsors

The Boeing Company
Fox Galvin
South Asian Bar Association

CLE Sponsor

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis


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