The goal of this presentation is to enhance knowledge and skills for building and maintaining a multicultural organization and becoming positive change agents for our workplaces. This program asks participants to understand and reflect on their role as a leader responsible for promoting inclusion and building successful and effective working relationships within our organizations. 


  • Illustrate and recognize the unique challenges that the legal industry faces when it comes to diversity and inclusion. 

  • Define diversity and culture and its impact on relationships within our organizations. 

  • Demonstrate the importance of collaborative working relationships with diverse colleagues and the benefits of diverse perspectives in problem-solving. 

  • Recognize the importance of infusing diversity and inclusion into our organizations to achieve a more productive, respectful and cooperative work environment. 

  • Develop a plan of action for becoming a change agent for diversity and inclusion within our organizations. 

Other Information: 

60 Minutes 

Audience: Intermediate 

CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Human Resources Management (HR) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application. 

CLM® Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Human Resources Management (HR) 

HRCI: General Credit 

SHRM: Communications 

CLE: Recognition of Bias 

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®)  criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

This Program has been approved for 1.00  HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).


Jessica Mazzeo is a Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Griesing Law, a women-owned and operated law firm in Philadelphia. She provides a critical leadership role in all aspects of the firm, assures that operational excellence is a top priority, and focuses on overseeing and implementing all the firm’s business operations, while establishing policies that promote and retain the firm’s culture and strategic vision. Mazzeo is a frequent author on legal topics. 

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
May 20, 2020 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
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From Diversity to Inclusion: Creating a Culturally Competent Law Firm
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