The Trials & Tribulations of Black Lawyers

66 minutes

Black lawyers have always been a strong and influential part of the Black community. But they have problems too. Mel and Barry--both attorneys--discuss the struggles faced by Black lawyers. Biased judges. Distrustful clients. Disrespectful colleagues. Mel and Barry get candid about their professional difficulties. In this lively and uncommon conversation between two Black attorneys, Mel and Barry discuss their biggest professional problems as well as the goal of mentoring for new lawyers, the importance of  public outreach and education, controlling stress, and how Black lawyers feel excluded from certain areas of law. Join ETT for its first all-attorney show that will be helpful to lawyers and lay people alike. 

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