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2021 KASNER WEBINAR SERIES

"Elimination of Bias"

Offering 1.5 Legal Specialist Continuing Legal Education Credits

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
$25 per person

What is Elimination of Bias? Why are the attorneys required to have at least an hour of continuing education dealing with elimination of bias in legal profession by reason of (but not limited to) sex, color, race, religion, ancestry, national origin, physical disability, age, or sexual orientation?

Issues of bias and discrimination continue to distress lawyers and law firms around the globe. Due to the complexity of laws in this area, even well-intentioned lawyers may falter over one of the provisions of the numerous laws and regulations, prohibiting expressions of bias, discrimination or harassment in the workplace.

In this webinar, we identify bias and discrimination in the workplace, and introduce ways to eliminate them. Furthermore, we examine the new tax rules that impact bias in the work place. The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (December 2017) have impacted implicit gender bias in the work place, small business owned by women, and sexual harassment cases. A review of these issues is helpful to look at the actual impact of such implicit bias in the work place.

About Our Speaker

Ms. Mahmoudi served as President of the Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council Board of Directors (2015-2016). Currently, she serves on the Santa Clara County Judicial Committee, and Kasner Estate Planning Symposium Planning Committee. She was an adjunct professor at Santa Clara University.

Ms. Mahmoudi was selected as a Northern California “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyer Magazine, and San Francisco Magazine from 2014 through 2020, and as a “Rising Star” for 2012 and 2013. She is a member of the California State Bar “Taxation” and “Trust and Estates” sections, Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council, West Valley Bar Association, and Santa Clara County Bar Association Judicial Committee.

Ms. Mahmoudi started her college education at the University of Florence, Italy, studying Architecture. She received her Bachelor and Master degrees in Industrial Design at San Francisco State University, and her law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. Ms. Mahmoudi is admitted to the U.S. District Court Northern District of California, and U.S. Tax Court.

The Kasner Webinar Series is a part of the Jerry A. Kasner Estate Planning Symposium. All proceeds fund the Kasner Professorship. 

September 8 – 9, 2022 | Santa Clara Convention Center

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