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    2019 Mid-Year Meeting
    Wednesday, February 27 - Friday, March 1, 2019
    Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
    10950 North Torrey Pines Road | La Jolla, CA 92037

    The National Association of Women Lawyers invites you to the 2019 Mid-Year Meeting in La Jolla! This engaging and innovative  program will offer both professional development opportunities and skills training to help women in all fields of legal practice thrive in their careers. Members will have the opportunity to shape the future of NAWL and the legal profession. We will recognize and honor leading lawyers and business leaders 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.

    More information coming soon!


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    Nominations Open for the 2019 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards

    Nominations Open for the 2019 Margaret Brent Awards - Deadline to Nominate is January 4, 2019, 5pm CST.

    The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is now accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. The award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of women lawyers. Each year, the Commission honors up to five outstanding women lawyers who have achieved professional excellence within their area of specialty and have actively paved the way to success for other women lawyers.
     
    The 2019 awards will be presented at Margaret Brent Awards Luncheon at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Sunday, August 11, 2019.  

     



     

    Diversity Scholarship Opportunity for 2019 Midwinter Meeting of ABA Forum on Construction Law in Los Angeles

    The American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law is going to Los Angeles on January 31 – February 1, 2019 for its Midwinter Meeting and CLE program entitled “Public Construction Projects: Not Always a Hollywood Ending” and is pleased to announce the availability of six (6) Diversity Scholarships for the cost of registration for this program to women and minority construction lawyers, construction lawyers with disabilities, and construction lawyers from the LGBT community.  

    Applications for the scholarships should be sent to the Forum’s Diversity Committee Chair, David J. Theising, at dtheising@harrisonmoberly.com.

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    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 (schandy@nwlc.org).


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