Center for Women in Law

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Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers

The Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers provides the platform to support a national movement by bringing together thought leaders from across the country who are leading initiatives to advance women in the legal profession.

Notable member organizations include the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, Catalyst, Direct Women, DRI Women in the Law Committee, Flex-Time Lawyers LLC, Minority Corporate Counsel Association, National Association of Women Lawyers, National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, National Hispanic Bar Association, Project for Attorney Retention,  The Bar Association of San Francisco No Glass Ceiling Initiative, and the Women’s Bar Association of DC Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women as well as many others.

Through twice-annual meetings and ongoing conversations through a listserv, the leaders share knowledge, collaborate and leverage resources to accelerate the advancement of women in the legal profession.

Members of Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers Urge that New Standards for MDL Proceedings Include Guidance to Judges on How to Promote Diversity in Court Appointments

Read Cathy Lamboley’s Vision 2020 blog entry about the April 2011 Consortium Meeting.