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    Fourteenth General Counsel Institute 
    Thursday, November 8 - Friday, November 9, 2018
    InterContinental New York Barclay

    Mark your calendars to join more than 350 of your in-house colleagues at the General Counsel Institute, the premier event offering senior in-house women a unique opportunity to build top-tier professional and management skills in a relaxed and collaborative environment.

    Why should you attend?
         - Get the most up-to-date information available from leading experts
         - Network in a collegial and open environment
         - Participate in frank discussion on what it takes to succeed in-house
         - Attend CLE workshops on cutting-edge topics


    Friends of NAWL Events

    Better Balance Annual Event in Manhattan, New York

    A Better Balance hosts its annual meeting on October 15, 2018. The event will take place in Manhattan, New York.


    Diversity & Flexibility Alliance's Annual Conference 

    The Annual Conference of Diversity and Flexibility Alliance will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The one-day event will be delivering the latest trends and best practices in diversity and flexibility.


    Ms. JD Hosts the LaddHer Up Retreat in Napa, California

    The National Association of Women Lawyers is pleased to be a Partnering Organization of Ms. J.D. inaugural LaddHer Up Retreat on Thursday, October 18 - Friday, October 19, 2018. This retreat will create a unique opportunity for women law firm associates in the earlier stages of their careers to personally engage with women general counsel for transparent 2:1 career strategy discussions, as well as professional development on expanding personal networks, effectively pitching to potential clients, and building skills for a general counsel role in the future.


    Orange County Hispanic Bar Association's Wallace (Wally) R. Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Five (5) scholarships will be awarded and a maximum of $25,000.00 will be distributed among the scholarship winners. Applicants must be current L1 or L2 students of Latino origin and involved in the Latino community. Scholarship are open to students regardless of their immigration Status. Application submission deadline is October 26, 2018. 


    A New Era for the Era: Women of Color Lead the Way

    With recent votes to ratify in Nevada and Illinois, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is back in the public consciousness. In this positive new era for the ERA, women of color are leading the momentum as elected officials and advocates. Hear about the on-the-ground experiences of black and Latina women who have brought the movement to its current threshold, including Pat Spearman, Nevada state senator; Jennifer McClellan, Virginia state senator; Carla Cunningham, North Carolina state representative; Hala Ayala, Virginia delegate; and others. Learn more from these women leaders about how they are shaping the future of politics and democracy in America.


    Time's Up Legal Defense Fund Seeks Attorneys to Join Legal Network for Gender Equality

    The National Women’s Law Center ("NWLC") is seeking attorneys to join its Legal Network for Gender Equity. The NWLC’s Legal Network will provide access to legal representation, resources, and information to those facing sexual harassment and/or sexual discrimination on the job, at school and in the health care system.

    The NWLC has already recruited more than 200 attorneys from across the country who stand ready to provide an initial free legal consultation and, when appropriate, representation. The recently announced Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund will be providing financial support to the Network and will support some of the cases brought by attorneys in the Network.

    The NWLC is recruiting additional attorneys to join the Network from all states and in particular from following: Alaska, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. If you or someone you know is interested in joining the Network, learn more & sign-up here>>

    For questions, please contact NWLC's Legal Director, Sunu Chandy (

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