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May 28

| Free

This event is FREE.  As space is limited, priority is being given to our law firm Luncheon Sponsors who are being offered the opportunity to pre-register a limited number of their attorneys.

Once open enrollment begins, it will be on a first-come, first-serve basis and you MUST register to attend. Sponsors of the FBA Chapter Luncheon Series will receive a guaranteed number of tickets depending on their firm’s size.  Sponsor-firms wishing to attend MUST provide the name(s) of their attendees by April 30th (but preferably earlier), by emailing:

Registration will open to the general membership and public on May 1st, 2019.

After May 1st, individual members can


Firms interested in sponsoring this event ($500 per sponsorship) should email Executive Director Mindy Herrmann at to find out about sponsoring and the benefits and perks of sponsoring this great event!

About our presenters:

Professor Sarah E. Redfield is a tenured professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. She is the editor of Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias. A recipient of the ABA Sadie Alexander award, her primary research interests are diversity and inclusion in the legal profession as well as within the education pipeline.

Judge Bernice B. Donald sits on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to that she was a district judge in Tennessee’s Western District. Prior to that she was a bankruptcy judge. And prior to that she was a Tennessee state court judge. Before becoming a judge, she was, among other notable things, a public defender in Shelby County Tennessee. She is also a contributing author to Prof. Redfield’s book, Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias.





Here is a link to the General Program for this Seminar:

Here is a link to the Harvard IAT test:

Here is a link to a podcast where the two presenters discuss their book:

Judge Donald and Professor Redfield also did a presentation for the FBA Tampa Bay Chapter. Here is a link to that event:


May 28
Event Category:


Diversity Committee


Levin Courthouse