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    2018 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon
    Wednesday, July 18 - Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Grand Hyatt New York

    Save the date for National Association of Women Lawyers’ 2018 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon which will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The Luncheon will draw over 900 attendees, including outside and in-house counsel, and attorneys from government, military, non-profits, and academia. In addition to the Awards Luncheon celebrating leaders in our organization and profession, there will be comprehensive and rich workshop programming relevant to women in all fields of legal practice.

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    Working Together in a Post #MeToo World
    Legal Leadership Summit & Meeting the Challenge Conference

    Thursday, October 4 - Friday, October 5, 2018
    Hilton Minneapolis | 1001 Marquette Ave

    The Meeting the Challenge Conference is NAWL's distinctive forum during which attendees learn from thought-leaders, share best practices, and forge the meaningful and lasting connections necessary to meet NAWL's One-Third by 2020 Challenge. Issued in March 2016, the 2020 Challenge urges the legal profession to increase the representation of women, particularly diverse women, in every branch of the legal profession. This conference will offer attendees skills to develop their own leadership potential as well as strategies for making systemic change. NAWL will also unveil the results of its 2018 Survey on the Promotion and Retention of Women in Law Firms, administered by Professor Destiny Peery of Northwestern University's Pritzker School of Law at the conference. 

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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

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    The ABA Judicial Division's Standing Committee on Diversity in Judiciary holds a Free Panel Discussion Regarding the #MeToo Movement

    Join the ABA Judicial Division’s Standing Committee on Diversity in the Judiciary for a free panel discussion! Panelists will include an array of legal and judicial professionals as they discuss the #MeToo movement, its effects in and on the judiciary, and how those in the legal profession can help.

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    Mindfulness Law Society Holds the National Mindfulness in Law Conference at Loyola Law School During the American Bar Association Annual Meeting

    Mindfulness Law Society holds the National Mindfulness in Law Conference at Loyola Law School on August 3. 2018. The purpose of the conference is to introduce mindfulness to lawyers, judges, disciplinary counsel, bar executives and leaders, and other legal professionals. 

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    Diversity & Flexibility Alliance's Annual Conference 

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

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    Understanding Workplace Experiences of Legal Professionals: Project Survey

    The American Bar Association is partnering with the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University on this project to examines the opportunities and challenges facing individuals in the legal profession of the 21st century, with consideration of women, minorities, people of differing sexual orientations and gender identities, people with disabilities, and others. 

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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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