LawyersInHouse.com was a proud sponsor of this year’s Canadian Legal Innovation Forum (CANLIF) 2021 webinar series: “How to Build a More Inclusive Culture and Strengthen Diversity Initiatives Across the Legal Profession”. The session on April 29th was moderated by Christine Holmes, CEO and Founder of LawyersInHouse.com. Christine was joined by Sajida Mahdi Ali, Associate General Counsel and Vice President of BMO Financial Group, Bindu Cudjoe, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Canadian Western Bank, and Terrie-Lynne Devonish, Chief Legal Officer of Altus Group.
The panel discussed strategies on empowering the legal marketplace to enable a more equitable, diverse and inclusive legal profession. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the legal space means enabling a thriving workspace for both clients and lawyers. It means strengthening the quality of work through breaking down systemic barriers and providing diverse perspectives, ideas and outlooks. The panel discussed how to engage in more opportunities and visibility for new and existing lawyers, as well as transparency in law firm ED&I initiatives.
At LawyersInHouse.com, our foundational core is inclusivity, as we lead the change we want to see in the legal profession. We aim to provides inclusive and accessible legal services to businesses across industries through user-friendly, cost-effective, and business-minded solutions.
The Canadian Legal Innovation Forum focuses on how the intersection of business and law continues to evolve in Canada and beyond. CANLIF Webinars are a series of focused, collaborative presentations from experts at law firms, law departments and third-party sector service providers focused on key themes related to the intersection of business and law.
To watch the webinar on equity, diversity and inclusion, click here.