Emily A. Kaller, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, will speak at the seminar “Women in the Courts: Bench Guide for Addressing Bias in the Courts,” which will be presented by the New Jersey Judiciary Institute for Staff Attorneys on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 12:00pm – 1:20pm at the 4th Floor Conference Center (Room A) of the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton.
The program will present an overview of the recently issued Bench Guide for Addressing Bias in the Courts produced by the Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts. It will address how gender bias affects litigants and attorneys and how attorneys and judges can address gender bias in the courts. Attorneys’ ethical and professional responsibilities relating to bias will also be discussed.
Ms. Kaller is co-Chair of the Bar Education Subcommittee of the Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation. She has experience in the prosecution and defense of financing, credit and other banking matters, contract disputes including those arising under licensing and asset sale agreements, environmental contamination contribution actions, and complex litigation. Her experience also encompasses class action litigation in matters involving consumer claims, alleged securities fraud and personal injury.
Additional information on the Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts is available at: http://bit.ly/2CRyA6O