Upcoming Events

  1. Promoting Women as Lead Counsel: From the Courtroom to the Boardroom

    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.
  2. Initiatives that Promote Structural Change to Minimize Gender Bias: The Austin Manifesto, Cultivating a Growth Mindset, and Creating Pathways to Success

    Executive Director Chanow will present lead a discussion on mindset at The Florida Bar Gender Bias Committee Strategy Session.
  3. Women Leading in Law, Business & Philanthropy Conference

    Executive Director Chanow will give the opening keynote presentation at the Women Leading in Law, Business & Philanthropy Conference.
  4. CWIL Women in Law Institute Hosted by New York City Bar

    CWIL will partner with the New York City Bar Association to run the Women in Law Institute, one of CWIL's signature programs.
  5. Texas Women Lawyers Annual Meeting and Retreat

    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.
  6. 2017 National Conference of Chief Federal Defenders

    Executive Director Chanow will lead a discussion on gender and leadership.
  7. NAWL Mid-Year Meeting

    Executive Director Chanow will join other thought-leaders at the for the Closing Plenary session, Meet the Challenge: What’s Next for Women Lawyers, at the NAWL Mid-Year Conference.
  8. Women in Law Institute at Texas Law

    CWIL will host its 8th annual Women in Law Institute at Texas Law on March 31, 2017.
  9. Women’s Power Summit on Law and Leadership™

    Described as “a veritable Who’s Who of influential women in the legal profession,” the Women’s Power Summit™ is one of the most significant gatherings of women lawyers in the country.
  10. Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers Meeting

    Member organizations of the Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers will meet to discuss the latest strategies and initiatives for advancing all women in the legal profession.

Previous Events

  1. Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation’s LEAD Academy

    Deputy Director Chavez will present on grit and growth mindset for LEAD Academy participants.
  2. State Bar of Texas Tax Law Leadership Academy

    Deputy Director Chavez will lead a discussion on mindset at the Tax Law Leadership Academy.
  3. Accelerate: First-Year Associates Program

    Accelerate the first-year associate transition of high-achieving women law students to high-performing lawyers.
  4. National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

    Executive Director Chanow will take part in the Women’s Leadership Workshop at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Convention.
  5. Queer Women in Law: Brunch and Conversation

    Join us for brunch and conversation about the challenges and opportunities related to being a queer wom in the legal field.
  6. October Power Lunch Series Featuring Hilda Galvan

    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.
  7. October Power Lunch Series Featuring Nina Cortell

    Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Nina Cortell, the top appellate lawyer in Texas and one of the top 10 lawyers in Texas.
  8. CWIL Women in Law Institute hosted by WLALA at Jones Day Los Angeles

    Deputy Director Courtney Chavez led CWIL's Women in Law Institute in Los Angeles.
  9. October Power Lunch Series Featuring Elizabeth Moore

    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.
  10. October Power Lunch Series Featuring Hon. Nancy Atlas

    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.
  11. HNBA Latina Commission Leadership Academy

    Deputy Director of CWIL and Hispanic National Bar Association Latina Commissioner Courtney Chavez will join other Latina Commissioners to run the 2016 Latina Leadership Academy.
  12. TWL Statewide Retreat for Women’s Bar Groups

    Texas Women Lawyers will gather together members of women’s bar organizations from around the state for a weekend retreat in Houston.
  13. Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers

    The Center for Women in Law will convene leaders from across the country who are leading initiatives to advance women in the legal profession in New York, New York.
  14. Women in Law Hackathon

    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.
  15. American Bar Association TIPS Conference

    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.
  16. 2016 Biennial Award Luncheon

    Join us as we celebrate another year of convening leaders, generating ideas, and leading change to advance women lawyers at the Center for Women in Law’s 2016 Biennial Award Luncheon.
  17. Women in Energy: Perspectives on Business, Law, Policy, and Science.

    On April 1, 2016, the KBH Energy Center and the Law School’s Center for Women in Law hosted a Women in Energy Panel as part of the KBH Energy Center’s Spring 2016 Distinguished Lecture Series.
  18. Diverse Women in the Legal Profession

    A panel featuring prominent women attorneys discussing the intersectionality of gender and race in the legal profession.
  19. 2016 Women in Law Institute at Texas Law

    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.
  20. 2016 Career & Family Panel

    Join the Center for Women in Law and Texas Law Student Affairs at a panel about lawyers navigating and balancing children and careers.
  21. Gender and the Judiciary: How a Judge’s Gender Affects Decision-Making

  22. Policing the Police: The Federal Government’s Role in Reforming Police Practices

  23. October Power Lunch Series – Kristi Swartz

  24. October Power Lunch Series – Sandra Phillips

  25. October Power Lunch Series – Hon. Micaela Alvarez

  26. October Power Lunch Series – Jane Webre

  27. Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession’s Symposium on the State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

  28. 2015 Bexar County Women’s Association Bar Retreat

  29. Cokie Roberts Concluding Keynote Address

  30. Ms. JD Seventh Annual Conference on Women in the Law

  31. 2015 Women in Law Institute at Texas Law

  32. October Power Lunch Series – Arleas Upton Kea

  33. October Power Lunch Series – Susan L. Blount

  34. October Power Lunch Series – Linda L. Addison

  35. October Power Lunch Series: Video – Arianna Huffington

    VIDEO – THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder
  36. HNBA/Walmart Latina Commission Leadership Academy

  37. 5th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Luncheon

  38. 2014 Women in Law Institute

  39. Ms. JD Sixth Annual Conference: Passion Forward

    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.
  40. Tuesday Power Lunch Series – Janiece Longoria

  41. Tuesday Power Lunch Series – Kathleen Wu & Kathleen Tarbox

  42. UT Law Alumnae @ SCOTUS

  43. She Leads: A Conversation on Women in Law, Leadership, and Government with Counsel to the President Kathy Ruemmler

    Webcast
  44. One Great Big Night

  45. Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

  46. Latina Leaders in Law: A Discussion with Jenny Rivera, Arcelia Hurtado, and Hilda Galvan

  47. Women in Law Institute, formerly Leadership Boot Camp

  48. Career & Family: Get What You Want

  49. Lives in the Law: Pamelya Herndon

  50. Building Your Power Base: A Conversation with ABA President Laurel Bellows on Leadership & Entrepreneurship

  51. Screening of MISS REPRESENTATION

  52. Screening of Miss Representation

  53. Screening of MISS REPRESENTATION

  54. 2012 Leadership Boot Camp

  55. Southwest Regional Summit for Women General Counsel and Senior Women In-House Counsel

    Capture Your Power: Your Role in Advancing Yourself and Other Women in the Legal Profession
  56. Leadership Boot Camp | February 11, 2012 | Houston, TX

  57. 2011 Leadership Boot Camp

  58. 2010 Leadership Boot Camp