Upcoming Events

  1. 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.

Previous Events

  1. Please join us in the Eidman Courtroom to hear Sunu Chandy of the National Women’s Law Center discuss current litigation, in which the NWLC has a leadership role, challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back civil rights protections in education, healthcare, and the workplace.
  2. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Elsa Alcala, judge of the Texas Court of Appeals.
  3. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Karen Popp, Partner and Global Co-Chair of White Collar & Compliance Group at Sidley Austin LLP.
  4. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Mandy Price, Co-Founder and the CEO of Kanarys.
  5. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Denise Davis, Partner of Denise Kaufman LLP.
  6. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Juanita Harris, the Assistant Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel to Human Resources at AT&T.
  7. Join the conversation on sex and gender in sports with distinguished California sports lawyer Ron Katz.
  8. Join the Center for Women in Law for a panel discussion among five distinguished women lawyers in M&A.
  9. The Center for Women in Law and The NALP Foundation have joined forces to examine the experiences of women of color in law school.
  10. Executive Director Linda Chanow will participate in a panel discussion at the RBG documentary exploring Ginsburg's exceptional life and career.
  11. 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 2018 Biennial Award Luncheon.
  12. CWIL will host its 9th annual Women in Law Institute at Texas Law. Registration will open in January.
  13. Join CWIL for lunch with one of Texas Law's most distinguished alums and the first woman to serve as Chief Judge in the Seventh Circuit.
  14. 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.
  15. Join us for a discussion on having a career in finance with a degree in law.
  16. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Angela Styles, the former chair of Crowell & Moring and a partner in the Government Contracts Group.
  17. Deputy Director Courtney Chavez partners with the New York City Bar to host the Center for Women in Law for law students in New York and New Jersey.
  18. 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.
  19. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of the Hon. Hilda Tagle, the first Hispanic female in Texas to become a federal judge.
  20. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Jenny Yang, former vice chair and current commission of the EEOC.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. Deputy Director Courtney Chavez and CWIL Founder Lisa Genecov will discuss why it is important to increase the number of women in leadership roles and the steps to take to get there.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. CWIL will host its 8th annual Women in Law Institute at Texas Law on March 31, 2017.
  27. 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.
  28. Executive Director Chanow will lead a discussion on gender and leadership.
  29. Executive Director Chanow will give the opening keynote presentation at the Women Leading in Law, Business & Philanthropy Conference.
  30. CWIL will partner with the New York City Bar Association to run the Women in Law Institute, one of CWIL's signature programs.
  31. 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.
  32. Executive Director Chanow will present lead a discussion on mindset at The Florida Bar Gender Bias Committee Strategy Session.
  33. 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.
  34. Deputy Director Chavez will present on grit and growth mindset for LEAD Academy participants.
  35. Deputy Director Chavez will lead a discussion on mindset at the Tax Law Leadership Academy.
  36. Accelerate the first-year associate transition of high-achieving women law students to high-performing lawyers.
  37. Executive Director Chanow will take part in the Women’s Leadership Workshop at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Convention.
  38. Join us for brunch and conversation about the challenges and opportunities related to being a queer woman in the legal field.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. Deputy Director Courtney Chavez led CWIL's Women in Law Institute in Los Angeles.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. Texas Women Lawyers will gather together members of women’s bar organizations from around the state for a weekend retreat in Houston.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. A panel featuring prominent women attorneys discussing the intersectionality of gender and race in the legal profession.
  52. 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.
  53. Join the Center for Women in Law and Texas Law Student Affairs at a panel about lawyers navigating and balancing children and careers.
  54. VIDEO – THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder
  55. 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.
  56. Webcast
  57. Capture Your Power: Your Role in Advancing Yourself and Other Women in the Legal Profession