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Firm Sponsors UConn Law School Diversity Week 2016

March 24, 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, Shipman & Goodwin LLP is honored to be the exclusive law firm sponsor of Diversity Week at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Diversity Week 2016 is a campus-wide event that showcases the Law School’s commitment to offering a safe and diverse environment.  Activities throughout the week provide opportunities to celebrate the uniqueness of all members of the Law School community and appreciate their contributions.

This year’s theme, “Behind the Mask,” will focus on non-apparent forms of diversity. Shawn Watts is the keynote speaker; Mr. Watts is a Citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and the Associate Director of the Edson Queiroz Foundation Mediation Program at Columbia Law School.

Other highlights include discussions on socioeconomics and the law, mental health and substance abuse in the legal community, and balancing religious and professional identities.

To view a complete schedule or register, click here.

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