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CWIL Founding Member Linda Hunsaker to be Honored by Hermann Park Conservancy

November 16th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Linda Hunsaker will be honored by Hermann Park Conservancy on March 8, 2016.

CWIL 2015 October Power Lunch Series Recap: Powerful Women Leaders Speak at Texas Law

November 16th, 2015

Each week in October, the Center for Women in Law convened students for CWIL’s Power Lunch Series. The Power Lunch Series, a four part series sponsored in memoriam of Hortense Ward, highlights women whom have chosen different career paths to show there is no single pathway to success nor an ideal image of a woman lawyer. The […]

CWIL Leader Julie A. Hardin Honored as a 2015 Woman on the Move®

November 13th, 2015

CWIL Leader Julie A. Hardin, partner at Reed Smith, was honored as a 2015 Woman on the Move® by Texas Executive Women (TEW) yesterday at the Hilton Americas in Houston.

“I am honored to join the ranks of ‘Women on the Move. Texas Executive Women is greatly admired for providing much-needed scholarships to Houston-area girls, […]

CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison’s Take on the “Opportunity Gap”

November 6th, 2015

In her latest blog at The Huffington Post, CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison tackles the “opportunity gap” at the top levels of American companies and law firms.
“The input is here. The output is not. Surely the majority of these women did not invest their time and money in college and graduate school with the […]

CWIL Founding Member Nina Cortell Comments on Ex Parte Communication, as Featured by Texas Lawyer

October 23rd, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Nina Cortell, chairwoman of a subcommittee of the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee, comments on the role of ex parte communication in legal cases, as discussed in this Texas Lawyers article.

CWIL Founding Member Cathy Lamboley Featured in The Texas Lawbook

October 14th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Cathy Lamboley was featured in The Texas Lawbook: Lions of the Texas Bar as a key player in transforming how corporate in-house legal departments operate. Read more here.

CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow Featured in Texas Lawyer

October 11th, 2015

CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow has been featured in Texas Lawyer, in which she discusses the increase in diversity of Texas judges.
“‘I’m very optimistic, because we have seen such a rise,’ Chanow said. ‘This is clearly a viable path for women. There is an upward momentum that we want to make sure continues.’”
Read the full […]

CWIL Founding Member Janiece Longoria Elected to Superior Energy Services’ Board of Directors

October 9th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Janiece Longoria has been elected to Superior Energy Service, Inc’s Board of Directors.
Read more here.

CWIL Leader MariBen Ramsey Honored by Open Door

September 30th, 2015

CWIL Leader Mariben Ramsay received the Opening New Doors Award from Open Door, a school for special needs children in Austin, on Sept. 26th, 2015. This award recognizes outstanding individuals who exemplify and promote the Open Door values of social justice and inclusion in the Austin community. Congratulations on this well-deserved honor, MariBen.

CWIL Founding Member Kim Lubel Featured in Fortune Magazine

September 25th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Kim Lubel and CST Brands CEO speaks about leadership in Fortune Magazine:
“As a leader, I have to talk the talk and walk that talk — that means demonstrating these core values in my actions and decisions while holding leaders accountable for doing the same — to overcome the natural organizational resistance to […]

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