Ethics, Young Lawyers Division, Diversity, Equity Inclusion, Attorney Wellness

Combating Age Bias in the Legal Field


Join veteran attorney Cindy Sharp and certified contemplative practices teacher and attorney Becky Howlett as they unpack age bias in the legal field—what it is, why it matters, and ways to enhance collaboration across all age levels. Addressing ageism in the legal profession can strengthen cross-generational collaboration, meaning better service for clients and more fulfilling workplaces for us all. Lawyers of all experience levels and ages will benefit from this program. Overall, this course will support your ability to recognize implicit bias and implement strategies to curtail its harmful effects. Cindy and Becky―whose age difference spans 35 years!―will share their own perspectives, as well as viewpoints and experiences of
others in the legal community.

You will also learn:

  • Concepts to help identify and address age bias when dealing with colleagues, clients, and others.
  • How enhanced cultural competency will help any attorney bothserve justice and advocate more effectively.
  • How to use mindfulness tools to develop deeper awareness of age bias and learn to counter insensitive attitudes.
  • Specific steps that you can take IMMEDIATELY to reduce the ill effects of age bias in the legal setting.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and save on this course. Not a TBA member? Join now to start saving.


Course Pricing
  • Member: 50.00
  • Non-Member: 80.00
If you are not a TBA Member, you can join now to receive CLE discount prices and three prepaid credits.

TBA members who are judges, lawmakers and law students can take TBA CLE onsite courses at no charge for the programming. There may be a separate charge if meals, special materials or other premium features are involved.
Course InformationHighlights
  • Earn Ethics Credit
  • Convenient CLE from your home or office
  • VIewable from your laptop or mobile device
  • Approved Distance Learning for 2023
  • Earn your CLE by December 31
Course Credits Dual Credits: 1.00
General Credits: 0.00
Total Credits: 1

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please email a request to for Georgia and Mississippi CLE credit.