Course DescriptionThe LGBT movement has made significant leaps forward in recent times. Yet there is still significant work to be done with respect to LGBT civil rights in the workplace. Sadly, such discrimination exists even among lawyers and law firms.
In this program, esteemed employee rights attorney Carol Gillam will address the current state of the LGBT civil rights movement on the state and federal level, and will teach attorneys and law firm managers how to recognize and combat employment discrimination of LGBT individuals within in the legal field.
Length: 1hr 3min
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- Emily P.
- Andrew D.
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Carol Gillam is founder and president of The Gillam Law Firm, a firm devoted principally to employee rights litigation. Carol has just been named one of the top women lawyers in California by the Daily Journal — the only employee rights lawyer in the state to receive this honor. Carol is an acclaimed trial lawyer, having won many challenging and hard-fought cases in federal and state courts throughout California. She has litigated in states across the country, and before federal and state agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board. She has brought and successfully resolved numerous cases alleging gender, race and religious discrimination and failure to accommodate, in addition to handling age, disability, FMLA, sexual harassment, whistleblower and other challenging cases.