The Dallas Area Paralegal Association
in Collaboration with NALA
- A Personal Perspective -
June 19, 2023 at 6:00 pm
Kristine Custodio Suero, ACP
NALA DEI CHAIR
Special Guest Panelist
"Mishty" Gitanjali Deb
Attorney at LaSusa & Deb, PLLC
"Mishty" Gitanjali Deb will be joining the Panelist on June 19, 2023. Mishty will be sharing while on the panel her input with the male paralegals her concept of "Neutrality and Bias relating to Male Paralegals Versus Female Paralegals." Mishty is an adjunct professor within Dallas College's Paralegal Program, Mishty has taught civil procedure, real property, business organizations, advanced legal research and writing, legal research and writing, torts, family law topics, intellectual property and mediation. Part of what makes her a dynamic teacher is her wealth of work experience. Mishty is a skilled attorney with over 17 years of practice experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. She co-founded the Dallas law firm of LaSusa & Deb, PLLC and specializes in providing legal counsel to small and large businesses as well as individuals. She has worked on multiple litigation cases for business, entrepreneurs, and non-profits and is an active advocate for alternative dispute conflict resolution methods. She specializes in structuring complex business transactions and investment deals as well as international issues with India. She is currently patent bar licensed and holds current certificates in mediation. She is a mediator with the Texas Department of Insurance and has experience mediating a wide variety of cases from divorces to real estate disputes, complex board litigations, debt settlements, personal injury cases, and much more.
As a patron for women in business, she is also the CEO and Founder of the Sharks In Heels® Series. Sharks in Heels®, Inc. is an informative social networking organization geared towards connecting, educating, and training women on becoming the future generation of successful women entrepreneurs. Each year the organization puts on four educational workshops and a business panel discussion. Mishty and her organization have been featured on Startup Dallas, Voyage Dallas, Fox 4 Good Day, and the Dallas Business Journal. Mishty has conducted training sessions for junior attorneys, CLE classes for colleagues, and mentored owners at many events including Dallas Start-Up Week's Women's Edition, Cookies and Content at the Grove, Women's Tech Co., and Dallas Bloggers' Collective. In her spare time, Mishty loves to travel the world and believes that diversity and a global world view are the keys to understanding her clients' needs and connecting with others. Mishty will discuss the understanding aspects of the importance of neutrality and biases as it relates to Male Paralegals versus Female Paralegals. She will discuss different types of bias, and preparation of strategies to counteract bias, solutions when those strategies don't work.
Free to DAPA Members
$10 to Non DAPA Members
This event qualifies for one (1) hour of General CLE credit through DAPA.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Melody Johnson, CP at email@example.com.