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Diversity News

The San Francisco Examiner quotes Gary Lafayette in a May 24, 2016 article regarding allegations of racial bias and discrimination at San Francisco State University: An attorney for the California State University system is conducting a review of hiring practices at San Francisco State University following allegations of racial bias and discrimination, CSU Chancellor Timothy
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The California Minority Counsel Program (“CMCP”) recognized Susan Kumagai for her contributions to diversity in the legal profession and long-term involvement in the organization. Ms. Kumagai has actively participated in CMCP for a number of years. She served on CMCP’s Steering Committee and its Executive Committee, was the Chair of the 2002 CMCP Annual Business
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Panelist Gary Lafayette spoke about connecting with jurors in “The Art of Persuasion: Influencing Juries,” on Tuesday, September 23rd, with fellow panelists Gene Hou of American Family Insurance, William Sommers, Jr. of Courington Kiefer & Sommers, LLC and puppet master Beth Boggs of Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs. For more information about the National Association
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Panelist Anna Ludwig shared typography and graphic design tips for responding to RFPs at “Keep Calm & Respond On,” on Tuesday, September 23rd, with fellow panelists Pam Bertieri of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, Laci Roth of Kuchler Polk Schell Weiner & Richeson LLC, Jamie Autin of Rivero Mestre LLP and Jennifer Collins of Goldfarb
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Lafayette & Kumagai LLP is the 2011 recipient of the Minority-Owned Law Firm Client Service Award. The California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) presents this award each year to the CMCP minority-owned law firm that has best demonstrated outstanding client service. The California Minority Counsel Program seeks to promote and sustain diversity and inclusion in California’s
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