The Center’s Perspectives Series hosts panel discussions with relevant professionals and experts on timely issues facing the legal profession working towards a just society.
Read below to learn about our past Perspectives Series events:
A Conversation with Distinguished Alumna Arleas Upton Kea ’82, Deputy to the Chairman for External Affairs, FDIC, and Veronica Vargas Stidvent, Executive Director
November 12, 2021 10:00 am
The Center presented a Perspectives Series event: A Conversation with Arleas Upton Kea, ’82, Deputy to the Chairman for External Affairs, FDIC, and Veronica Vargas Stidvent, Executive Director of the Center for Women in Law.
A video of the interview can be found here.
This event was co-sponsored by:
Bridging the Career Gap: Successfully Reentering the Legal Workforce (presented in partnership with MAMAs Austin)
June 30, 2021 12:00 pm
Returning to the legal profession after spending time in another field or out of the workforce can be a challenge. The Center for Women in Law in partnership with Mother Attorney Mentor Association of Austin (MAMAs) to hosted a virtual panel of experts to address ways to bridge the career gap. Topics included leveraging your networks, maintaining and updating your skills, mentorship, and overcoming biases. The panel also addressed how legal employers can recruit, welcome, and retain lawyers reentering the workforce. To learn more please click here.
Approved for 1.25 CLE Credit
This event was generously sponsored by:
Finding Humanity and Peace in Justice: Perspectives on Law Enforcement Reform
September 16, 2020 12:00 pm
The Center for Women of Law presented a panel to discuss the legal and practical implications of law enforcement reforms and the critical role that the legal community can play in helping to achieve peace and justice for all. For more information please click here.