John Sciaccotta a Panelist at a CBA Seminar Titled "Reducing Unconscious Bias in the Courts and Legal Profession"
On May 16, 2019, Aronberg Goldgehn Member John C. Sciaccotta will be a panelist at a Chicago Bar Association seminar titled “Reducing Unconscious Bias in the Courts and the Legal Profession.”
Offered as a part of CBA Membership Appreciation Week, the seminar will be held from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the CBA building, 321 S. Plymouth Court in Chicago. A networking reception sponsored by Aronberg Goldgehn will immediately follow the presentation.
Unconscious bias has become a topic of increasing interest and importance to lawyers and judges.The speakers will address unconscious bias from the perspective of the lawyer, including its causes, effects, and management. Themes discussed in the recently published book “Enhancing Justice Reducing Bias,” published by the American Bar Association and edited by Professor Sara Redfield, will be highlighted. While the book’s audience is the judiciary, its content can be applied with equal usefulness to lawyers.
John’s fellow panelists include:
- Hon. Michael B. Hyman, Illinois Appellate Court
- Professor Sara Redfield, University of New Hampshire
- Adam Sheppard, Sheppard Law Firm, P.C.
Registration and Cost
CBA Member: Complimentary
To register, CLICK HERE.
PR-MCLE Diversity and Inclusion, subject to approval
John focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration and business counseling matters with a special emphasis on complex civil trial and appellate cases brought in federal and state courts throughout the United States. John has also been appointed by the American Arbitration Association as an Arbitrator and Lawyer Neutral to adjudicate various claims and disputes in arbitration.
For many years John has provided results-oriented and value-driven legal counsel and advice to public and privately held businesses, lenders, employers and individuals. In these and other concerns, he has experience dealing with numerous industries and business activities.
Among his many leadership roles, John is on the Chicago Bar Association's Board of Managers and is Co-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Disputes Committee.