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Diversity Pipeline Summit Schedule


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Wednesday, June 20, 2007
7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration (Joint with LegalTech in West Hall, Hall B)
Continental breakfast
(West Hall, Room 515)
8:30 am – 9:00 am Welcome and opening remarks—
Timothy Alan Simon, Commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) (bio)
9:00 am – 10:00 am Building and Filling the Diversity Pipeline—Ruthe Ashley, Vice President, State Bar of California and former Chair of the State Bar’s Diversity Pipeline Task Force
10:00 am – 10:15 am Coffee and transfer break
10:15 am – 11:45 am

Track programs
• Law Practice: The State of Diversity in the Legal Profession
• Higher Ed: Proposition 209 and the Diversity Crisis in California Higher Education
• Early Ed: The State of Education
• Government: What Can State Entities Do to Close Achievement Gaps for Diversity Students in the Professional Pipeline and to Support Diversity in the Legal Profession?

11:45 am – 12:00 Noon Transfer break
12:00 Noon – 1:45 pm LuncheonAntonio R. Villaraigosa, 41st Mayor of the City of Los Angeles (bio)
Robert J. Grey, Jr., Past-President, American Bar Association (bio)
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Transfer break
2:00 pm – 2:55 pm Track programs
• Law Practice: Best Practices in Diversity—Experiences of California Lawyers
• Higher Ed: Model Solutions in Colleges and Universities
• Early Ed: Mentoring
• Government: What Can Local Government Do to Close Achievement Gaps for Diversity Students in the Professional Pipeline and to Support Diversity in the Legal Profession?
2:55 pm – 3:30 pm LegalTech West Coast 2007
Coffee and transfer break
3:30 pm – 4:25 pm Track programs
• Law Practice: What Private Practice Can Learn About Diversity From Private Businesses
• Higher Ed: Model Solutions in Law Schools: Mentoring and Other Programs to Enhance Academic and Bar Passage Success
• Early Ed: Multifaceted Outreach
• Government: What Can Bar Associations Do to Enhance Diversity in the Los Angeles Legal Profession?
4:25 pm – 4:35 pm Transfer break
4:35 pm – 5:30 pm Track programs
• Law Practice: Whither Diversity in the Private Practice of Law?
• Higher Ed: Model Solutions in Law Schools—Clerkships, Job Placement and Other Programs
• Early Ed: Law-Themed Schools
• Government: Opportunity For All in the Los Angeles Superior Court – Supporting Diversity
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Reception (Patio off West Hall Lobby near Staples Center)
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner


Thursday, June 21, 2007
7:30 am – 8:55 am Breakfast
Showcase Programs
8:55 am – 9:50 am The Value of Partnerships
9:50 am – 10:20 am Showcase Programs
Coffee and transfer break
10:20 am – 12:00 Noon Draft Action Plans: Breakout Group Red
Draft Action Plans: Breakout Group Green
Draft Action Plans: Breakout Group Blue
Draft Action Plans: Breakout Group Yellow
12:00 Noon – 12:10 pm Transfer break
12:10 pm – 1:40 pm LuncheonCristina Perez, Attorney and Judge Cristina on Fox&'s new TV court show (bio)
1:40 pm – 3:40 pm Plenary Session: Reports on Draft Action Plans
3:40 pm – 4:00 pm Wrap-up and Close


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