On August 22, 2018, G.C. Murray II, Esq., DPL presented Contextualizing, Considering, and Confronting Biases at the Florida Government Bar Association, FGBA, August CLE luncheon. Murray discussed gender and racial biases in the legal field, specifically regarding how they relate to governmental affairs practice.
In a world that is reckoning with gender and racial inequalities, it is important to acknowledge and identify one’s own biases. To help participants leave the presentation with practical takeaways, Murray shared tips on how to better detect implicit biases and how to overcome these biases to become better legal practitioners.
This presentation was given at the Capital City Country Club as part of the FGBA monthly CLE luncheon series.
The FGBA has provided a voice for government lawyers and promoted professionalism and collegiality in government practice since 1964. This organization is known for its monthly CLE luncheons, networking opportunities, and engaging pro bono work with other partner organizations.
Murray has served as the Deputy General Counsel, Special Counsel, and Director of Membership at the Florida Justice Association. In addition to his work at the Florida Justice Association, Murray operates Association GC which focuses on nonprofit management, consulting, and legislative advocacy.
Murray’s community leadership roles including serving as Governor for the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 32, and Leadership Florida Connect Class VII. Murray also founded the Innovative Community Engagement (ICE) Foundation which serves communities in Tallahassee, South Florida, Orlando, Naples, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., and Chicago. The ICE Foundation provides mentorship, service, and professional development in its servicing communities.
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