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Journalist and Political Commentator Cokie Roberts to Give Keynote Presentation at 2015 Women’s Power Summit

February 17th, 2015

Cokie Roberts, a political commentator on ABC and NPR, will be delivering the concluding keynote address at the 2015 Women’s Power Summit on Law & Leadership, hosted by the Center for Women in Law.
Roberts has served as a senior news analyst at NPR and has covered politics, Congress, and public policy. She […]

CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow’s Advice for the Next Generation of Women Lawyers

February 6th, 2015

Advice for the Next Generation of Women Lawyers: Forging Your Path To Success

UT Law Clinic Wins Supreme Court Case

January 20th, 2015

UT Law students Lisa Elizondo and Emily Fitzgerald worked on this case that resulted in the Supreme Court ruling that homebuyers don’t have to file a lawsuit when confronting a mortgage lender with an alleged violation of the federal Truth in Lending Act.
Read the article here.

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Bobbi Liebenberg Featured in Bloomberg BNA Corporate Law & Accountability Report

January 2nd, 2015

In the article, Bobbi Liebenberg, from Fine, Kaplan and Black, argues for CEOs and companies to make gender diversity on their boards a priority and to expand their searches beyond “the old boys network.”
Read the full article here.

CWIL Founding Members Melanie Gray and Christine LaFollette to be Inducted into Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce

November 14th, 2014

Center for Women in Law Founding Members Melanie Gray and Christine LaFollette will be inducted into the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s Hall of Fame. The Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement of women through leadership, education, […]

CWIL October Power Lunch Series Recap

November 1st, 2014

In October 2014, Center for Women in Law hosted a four-part lunch series that showcased accomplished and influential women at the top of their careers: Arianna Huffington, Linda L. Addison, Susan L. Blount, and Arleas Upton Kea.
At the first of the four lunches, Professor Linda Chanow showed a video of Arianna Huffington’s keynote address at […]

Center for Women in Law Brings Women in Law Institute to New York

October 30th, 2014

On Friday, October 24th, 2014, The Center for Women in Law partnered with the New York City Bar to host the Women in Law Institute in New York City. 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 […]

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Bobbi Liebenberg Featured by Law360

October 29th, 2014

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Roberta D. Liebenberg has been featured by Law360 for her fiery advocacy supporting her clients and female attorneys.
“Bobbi’s work on behalf of her clients and her leadership for women in the profession is legendary. We are honored to have her as a Leader-in-Residence at CWIL,” says Linda Chanow, Executive Director of the Center.
As […]

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

October 8th, 2014

This week, members of the Center for Women in Law’s Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers sent a letter to Professor Jaime Dodge at Duke Law School’s Center for Judicial Studies urging her to include guidance to judges on how to promote diversity in court appointments in a new guide she is creating for MDL […]

CWIL Executive Director Linda Bray Chanow Speaks at Moms in Law Event

September 24th, 2014

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Center for Women in Law Executive Director Linda Bray Chanow presented “Building Power and Influence” at an event hosted by Moms in Law San Antonio (“MILSA”) and sponsored by Strasburger & Price, LLP.
According to

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