Speaking Engagement

The Legal Profession’s Response to Racial Discrimination Post-Pandemic

JIOP Virtual Orientation & Networking Reception

Online Event

Blank Rome Partner and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Emeritus Sophia Lee will be a speaker at the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Litigation Section’s Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (“JIOP”) Virtual Orientation & Networking Reception, being held Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 1:00 to 3:15 p.m. EDT. Blank Rome is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of this program.

Sophia’s session, “The Legal Profession’s Response to Racial Discrimination Post-Pandemic,” will take place at 2:30 p.m. JIOP Regional Co-Chair Jen Seme will moderate the session and follow up with student questions from the program’s chatroom.

Other sessions will include:

  • Views from the Bench
  • Mindfulness: Managing Stress & Protecting Your Mental Health & Wellness
  • Building a Network for Success

About JIOP

The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession, students with disabilities, students who are economically disadvantaged, students who identify themselves as LGBT, and women.

For additional information, please visit the program’s webpage.