Accelerate: First-Year Associates goes beyond the traditional orientation training offered at law firms to dig deeper into the questions surrounding retention of women associates and the pipeline to partnership.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Kim Lubel, former Chairman and CEO of CST Brands, Inc., and one of Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in 2013 and 2015.
Deputy Director Courtney Chavez will participate in a panel discussion at the National Bar Association's 92nd Annual Convention on how women can work across cultural lines to create a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.
Deputy Director Courtney Chavez will join 40 other young lawyers from non-profits, in-house counsel, government, and law firms to create a new generation of diversity thought leaders in the legal profession and generate new ideas to address social impact challenges in the legal profession.
Texas Women Lawyers has hosted its Annual Meeting and CLE for more than 20 years, and will put on another powerful program on March 3, 2017 at SMU Dedman School of Law. Attendees and sponsors are now able to sign up for this conference, 2017 Annual Meeting and CLE: Learning to Lead.
Leaders in the legal profession -- from litigators to in-house counsel to members of the bench -- will discuss the need for more women at the table and how everyone can take a part in advancing women to lead counsel roles.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Hilda Galvan, a nationally recognized trial lawyer, recognized as a global IP leaders, and named one of "The Most Powerful Business Leaders" in Dallas-Forth Worth.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Elizabeth Moore, who was honored as one of the "25 Influential Black Women in Business" and recognized as a "Leader for a New Century" by the Association of Black Women Attorneys.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Hon. Nancy Atlas, who began her career as an Assistant United States Attorney in New York before making her way to Houston, Texas.
The Women in Law Hackathon is a Shark Tank style pitch competition created by the Diversity Lab in collaboration with Stanford Law School and Bloomberg Law. It is one of most innovative and solution-orientated events ever launched with the purpose of advancing women in the legal profession.
On May 12th, CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow will participate in the Women’s Track Panel, which will be hosted by the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section. CWIL Founder Marcy Greer will also be moderating a panel on the US Supreme Court update.
Described by one partner at a top law firm as “the most practical tool I’ve encountered in my 20 years of practicing,” the Women in Law Institute is an all-day, intensive workshop for law students, judicial clerks, and LL.M.’s.
The Center for Women in Law is proud to host Ms. JD’s Sixth Annual Conference on Women and the Law: Passion Forward. Passion Forward will bring you two days of workshops, speakers, and networking opportunities that will enhance your ability to pursue your passion and lead in the profession.