Attorney and FounderCompany: Zaylore Stout & Associates, LLC
Role: Session Presenter
2019 Conference Session:
LGBTQIA+ Inclusion: How “Woke” Are You? Identify Your Blind Spots and Create a Better Work Culture
2020 Conference Session: Civility in the Workplace During Politically Turbulent Times (S6-D)
Zaylore Stout was raised in Southern California and received his BA from Cal State Fullerton in international business management. He graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in 2010 and founded his own law firm, Zaylore Stout & Associates (ZSA), which handles employment law matters that include sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage and hour disputes. ZSA is the first LGBT-certified law firm in the state of Minnesota through the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC).
He serves on the board of directors for Quorum and RECLAIM, and is a former member candidate for city council in St. Louis Park and served on the city’s Human Rights Commission. Zaylore recently published his first book titled “Our Gay History in 50 States,” which highlights significant people, places and “queer facts” relating to LGBTQIA history on a state-by-state basis.
In 2018, Zaylore was honored to be recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal when the publication showcased their first-ever Business of Pride Awards highlighting outstanding LGBTQ business leaders in the Twin Cities metro area who make a difference in advancing equality in the business world and community, as well as demonstrate their own professional successes. He holds several master contracts with government agencies and is a sought-after guest speaker across the country for organizations such as Best Buy, Mortenson, National Multifamily Housing Council, Major League Soccer and more.