CLE: A Complete Guide to Navigating Bias and Ethics Issues in Civil Litigation

Understanding and Combatting Implicit Bias
Latasha Barnes provides techniques for identifying and mitigating personal and institutional biases. She also offers practical tips for building empathy, managing discomfort and cultivating professional competency.

High Exposure Litigation
Debbie Champion and Gary Burger talk with Brent Sumner about High Exposure Litigation - learn how lawyers navigate trials with high damages on the line. 

Advanced Ethics Issues in Civil Litigation Practice
Gary Burger discusses the most frequently encountered ethics issues in civil litigation and how to handle them.

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Where: On your computer via ZOOM
When: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 1:50 p.m.
Suggested donation of $50 to  
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

This CLE has been approved for 3 hours of Missouri CLE credit

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Latasha Barnes is an attorney in the Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. as well as a race equity advocate and trainer.   Click here for more info.

Debbie Champion is a founding member and partner of the firm Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbush, and Champion.  Click here for more info. 

Brent Sumner is the Managing Partner at Sumner Law Group, LLC. He focuses exclusively on cases involving serious personal injury. Click here for more info. 
Gary Burger is a St. Louis personal injury trial attorney with 30 years of experience.   Click here for more info. 

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  • 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.: Latasha Barnes presents on implicit bias
  • Noon - 12:50 p.m.: Brent Sumner, Debbie Champion and Gary Burger present on high exposure litigation
  • 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.: Gary Burger presents on advanced ethics issues  


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