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    Tuesday, May 9, 2017
    Renaissance Seattle Hotel

    How can women lawyers succeed, help each other succeed and, more broadly, help to create a diverse and inclusive workforce? That’s what we’ll be gathering to discuss on Tuesday, May 9 at the National Association of Women Lawyers Seattle Conference, with a powerhouse of top lawyers and leaders - from law firms, in-house legal departments, non-profits, and the government. We’ll focus on the key issues and opportunities that face women in the legal profession today and how we can work together to overcome them.

    We’ll hear from women in senior legal roles about what strategies helped them overcome professional and political challenges on their path to success and what they recommend for you to reach your full potential. We’ll focus on the changing paradigms of legal fee arrangements and how they, along with initiatives designed to enhance diversity in the workplace, such as ABA Resolution 113, create disruptive opportunities for change. For law firm lawyers, in particular, we’ll offer a session on business development, with lessons learned and best practices from three top lawyers in Seattle. In-house lawyers can learn about a topic that goes to the heart of working towards a diverse workplace – accessibility – and what in-house lawyers should know to ensure your company or organization is a leader on this issue.

    Above all, we look to celebrate and connect the growing legal community of exceptional women lawyers in the Pacific Northwest. By connecting with each other and dedicating a day to thinking about how we can enhance our professional lives, we hope to lift each other and our profession.

     

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    The National Association of Women Lawyers invites you to join us for the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting & Awards Luncheon in Chicago. This comprehensive program will offer both professional development opportunities and skills training to help women in all fields of legal practice thrive in their careers. NAWL will also recognize and honor leading lawyers who have made a significant impact on improving and diversifying the legal profession. And, as always, there will be plenty of time for networking built in throughout the event. Join NAWL in the Midwest and get inspired!

    Agenda

    Don't miss out on the great networking opportunities available:

    Wine, Women, and Chocolate Welcome Reception
    Thursday, March 9 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile 

    Closing Networking Reception
    Friday, March 10 | 5:30 - 7:00 PM
    (directly following the programming)
    Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

    Dine Around
    Optional, self-treat dinner
    Friday, March 10 | 7:00 PM
    Location To Be Determined

    Please indicate your desire to attend when registering

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    8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Registration and Networking Breakfast

    Welcome and Opening Plenary

    Concurrent Workshops

    Awards Luncheon

    Concurrent Workshops

    Concurrent Workshops

    Closing Plenary



     



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