Learn how to effectively interact with clients and colleagues of diverse cultural backgrounds.
In an increasingly interconnected world, cultural competence is an invaluable skill for all legal professionals.
But what does it mean to be a culturally competent lawyer?
And how can legal professionals work alongside clients and colleagues of varied backgrounds—while understanding how these differences influence behaviors?
Join estate planning attorney Iffy Ibekwe to learn why cultural dexterity is essential for delivering legal services to a diverse market, and how lawyers can address sensitive cultural topics with clients.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- What cultural dexterity means in the legal profession
- Why being a culturally sensitive lawyer is the future
- How to market your services through a culturally aware lens
Duration: 60 minutes
Can’t make the date? Sign up anyway—we’ll send a recording to everyone who registers!
*The live presentation of this webinar is eligible for CLE and CPD credit in specific jurisdictions.
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Ibekwe Law, PLLC
Iffy is the principal attorney of Ibekwe Law, PLLC. She believes that women deserve to make decisions that affect them with wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents. Activating women is Iffy’s calling, and she also loves speaking internationally about entrepreneurship, estate planning, and supporting other women lawyers.
Iffy is a double Longhorn who graduated from The University of Texas at Austin (undergrad and law school). She’s practiced law for over 14 years. Iffy is passionate about racial justice and reconciliation and is the current national board president for Be the Bridge, a national nonprofit that empowers people toward racial healing, equity, and inclusion. Committed to being a leader in legal discourse, Iffy is a weekly contributor to Above the Law and is currently writing a book about culturally competent estate planning with a 2022 publication year.
When not in her garden, Iffy enjoys spending time with her remarkable husband and four spirited children, aged eight (and under). As an avid lover of books, she runs a fantastic book club, We Read Her, which focuses on books authored by women of color.
Sr. Manager, Strategic Engagement
Nefra MacDonald is a legal technology and wellness speaker who, as the Senior Manager of Strategic Engagement at Clio, works with bar associations and other legal organizations to help lawyers succeed in their practices. With over a decade of experience in the legal industry, Nefra understands the pain points that affect law firms, and she uses her expertise to help lawyers streamline processes and run a better business. A graduate of the University of Miami, Nefra is passionate about bringing a practical lens to each one of her presentations, so each attendee leaves with a takeaway that can improve their day-to-day. She has been a speaker at the Clio Cloud Conference, ABA TECHSHOW, and at many other legal conferences across North America.