KCBA ADR, March 22 at 4:30, Program on Implicit Bias

KCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Presents 

Implicit Bias for Attorneys and Dispute Resolution Professionals


March 22, 2017

4:30-6:00 pm - Presentation

6:00-6:30 pm - Reception

1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 700

1.50 CLE Credits Pending

“Implicit Bias” is having a bias that you don’t know you have and are unaware of its impact on how you interact with people and interpret information. The KCBA ADR Section invites you to a fascinating discussion about Implicit Bias and how it impacts your legal and/or ADR practice. Darcia Tudor and Vivien Sharples will share risk factors and interventions for Implicit Bias.  

After the Program – Please Join us for a Reception

Please R.S.V.P.  – toml@kcba.org

Darcia Tudor, JD, MHP, CWM, is the managing partner of Tudor & Tudor and Eastside Mediation & Arbitration. Darcia has served as a Guardian ad Litem, Settlement Master, Arbitrator, Mediator, and Child Specialist for King County. In addition to serving as an Adjunct professor at several colleges and a trainer for professional groups on Implicit Bias and a variety of professional topics, Darcia was recognized by the University of Puget Sound as a Distinguished Alumni in Residence. She helped found the Eastside Legal Assistance Program. In addition to her JD degree, Darcia is a certified mediator and has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. She works with pro se parents in mediating parenting plans, marriage dissolution, mental health and/or abuse issues, and elder care cases. Darcia can be reached at:  www.darciatudor.com

Vivien Sharples has served as a professional mediator, trainer, and facilitator. She is a Dispute Resolution Mediator for the City of Seattle’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. In addition to serving as an ADR advisor for FEMA and disaster reservists, Vivien has mentored other mediators with the King County Interlocal Conflict Resolution Group (ILCRG), the King County DRC, Sound Options Mediation Group, and the Seattle Executive Board ADR program. Her experience living in several countries gave her a keen interest in cross-cultural communication. Vivien has served on Seattle’s Race & Social Justice Core Team. She has trained over 3,000 people on anti-racism, group facilitation, mediation, nonviolence, and other issues involving conflict resolution. Vivien can be reached at:  Vivien.Sharples@seattle.gov