Upcoming Events

Annual Conference and Meeting 2019 – November 14-15, 2019

Each year ALFDP brings together our diverse membership to collaborate and inspire further growth in law firm diversity and inclusion. The annual conference is an opportunity to discuss diversity and inclusion thought leadership, trends from the past year, share knowledge with peers and network with other law firm diversity professionals.

The 2019 Conference host is Vinson & Elkins in Houston, TX

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Past Events Archive

Membership Webinar – Using AI to Decrease Bias in the Interview Process – pymetrics Discussion with O’Melveny, Thursday, October 3 at 3PM (EST)

In November 2018, O’Melveny rolled out a revolutionary software tool developed by pymetrics, a New York-based company that uses neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help global clients such as Unilever, Accenture, and LinkedIn make their recruitment processes as effective, accurate, and unbiased as possible.

During this webinar, ALFDP Members, Mary Ellen Connerty, Director, Diversity & Engagement and Olivia Blair, Attorney Professional Development and Diversity Manager, will discuss the lessons learned and insight gained during their first full cycle using pymetrics at O’Melveny.

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NY Members Regional Gathering – Friday, April 5, 9:00am-10:30am (EST)

For those in the NY-area, the Regional NY ALFDP Gathering will be a networking breakfast and discussion this Friday, April 5, 9:00am-10:30am, hosted by Paul, Weiss.  We will discuss hot topics and the recent feedback received from the ALFDP membership survey conducted earlier this year.  Please RSVP to the previously sent calendar invitation or directly to Inclusion@paulweiss.com.


Regional members meeting – Kansas City

Time: February 19, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Ogletree Deakins, 4520 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA


Houston Regional ALFDP Gathering – Wednesday, April 17, 12:00PM – 1:00PM (CT)

Join the Houston members of ALFDP for a networking lunch at Vinson & Elkins (1001 Fannin). RSVP to Julie Tran.


ALFDP Member Training Call/Webinar – Save the Date for Tuesday, April 30, 3:00PM – 4:30PM (EST)

Speaking Engagements 101:  Securing, Promoting & Maximizing an Opportunity


  • Kori Carew, ALFDP Alumna | Advocate | Belonging & Inclusion Strategist | TEDx Speaker | Writer |Status Quo Disruptor
  • Courtney Dredden Carter, ALFDP Member | Diversity Champion | Change Maker


Antitrust Membership Call – What’s OK to discuss on the ALFDP Listserv?, Tuesday, June 25 at 3:00PM (EST)

During this call, Baker Botts Partners Heather Souder Choi, and Will Lavery will share best practices for use of the ALFDP listserv.