Elimination of Bias CLE

taught by Barbara J. Diamond

Course description

Diamond Law Training presents Continuing Legal Education on the Science of Implicit Bias. Implicit biases are the unconscious beliefs that cause well-meaning people to perpetuate inequality. In this module, Professor Erik Girvan of the University of Oregon Law School provides an innovative presentation on the science of implicit bias and its applications to gender, race, and court proceedings. Subsequently, Judge Adrienne Nelson of the Multnomah County Circuit Court discusses implicit bias and its application to race and microaggressions.

In Oregon, this module is worth 1.25 Access to Justice credits.


Barbara J. Diamond
Barbara J. Diamond
Senior Trainer

Barbara J. Diamond is a labor, employer, and civil rights lawyer with over 30 years of trial and appellate experience. As the founder of Diamond Law Training, Barbara works as an anti-bias trainer and consultant. She is passionate about Implicit Bias Theory and helping organizations reduce the impact of cumulative, unconscious bias. Her recent training and consultant clients include Portland State University, the Oregon Professional Liability Fund, and the Washington Education Association.

Barbara hails from New York state and is a graduate of NYU Law School and Binghamton University. Barbara uses she/her pronouns.