Baxter Baker partner Anthony Ashton spoke at a seminar hosted by myLawCLE and the Federal Bar on January 29, 2020.
The seminar, titled “Elimination of Bias and the New Anti-Discrimination Rule,” focused on teaching the language and terms used in ABA Model Rule 8.4 and discussing best practices to avoid inadvertently violating the rule. It also discussed how to handle office dating and how to create a non-discriminatory environment by reviewing what not to do or say while work.
Anthony is a civil litigator whose practice involves the representation of individuals and corporations in lawsuits involving contract disputes, real estate, torts, class actions, consumer protection statutes, shareholders’ rights and fiduciary duties of officers and directors. He has served through the United States as a speaker on issues of diversity in the legal profession. Anthony is a member of Character and Fitness Committee for the Maryland Bar and is a past recipient of the NAACP Civil Rights Champions Award.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Anthony was a teacher and guidance counselor in public and private schools. He prides himself on working well with persons from every walk of life and many and varied types of businesses. Anthony’s well-rounded career has given him the experience needed to represent clients from many different professional backgrounds. myLawCLE is a company focused on creating high-quality continuing education classes for legal professionals across the country and making them available in accessible formats online.