Registration is now open for the National Association of Women Lawyers’ inaugural Women’s Initiatives Leadership Boot Camp, scheduled for May 1, 2015 at The Historic Thayer Hotel in West Point, New York. Designed to explore a more strategic approach to crafting and implementing women’s initiatives, this program also directly supports the NAWL Challenge to increase the percentage of women equity partners and chief legal officers to at least 30%.

In 2012, the NAWL Foundation released the first-ever National Survey of Women’s Initiatives: The Strategy, Structure And Scope of Women’s Initiatives in Law Firms, which provided benchmark data about the types of activities that women’s affinity groups in law firms undertake, the funding, oversight, and expectations for such groups, and the factors that enhance or impede the success of women’s initiatives. NAWL’s Leadership Boot Camp will utilize the Survey by combining hands-on learning with insights and guidance to help develop women’s affinity groups’ leaders and help them select high-impact activities to maximize their women’s initiative’s influence and to yield better business outcomes.

This unique and intimate program held at the Historic Thayer Hotel in West Point, NY is specifically designed for current and future leaders of corporate and law firm women’s affinity groups. You can find complete program information at http://www.nawl.org/bootcamp.

 

This event has been postponed until further notice.  We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to have a new date set soon!

Ohio Shale: A Judge’s and Practitioner’s Perspective on Issues Surrounding Ohio’s Oil and Gas Boom

When: March 19, 2015
What Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:35 p.m. (includes lunch)
Where: Undo’s St. Clairesville (Inside the Hampton Inn)
51130 National Road
St. Clairesville, OH 43950
How much: $75 for OWBA Members / $100 for Non-members; Includes lunch
3 hour of CLE Credit (pending approval)

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Topics of discussion
What is Fracking?
A Case Law Update
Women in Law Panel
Judicial Panel
Practitioners Perspective

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On Friday, August 8, 2014, the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations will hold its Women’s Bar Leadership Summit: Breaking Barriers – Building Bridges, at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.  This annual event, held in conjunction with the ABA annual meeting, draws bar leaders from across North America.

After welcoming remarks from the Honorable Barbara A. Lenk of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Opening Keynote Speaker will be Lauren Stiller Rikleen, addressing the theme of bridging generational differences in bar associations and workplaces. A copy of her highly-acclaimed book, You Raised Us, Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams, will be included in the materials each Summit registrant will receive.

Other speakers include Koriambanya (Kori) Carew, Director of Strategic Diversity at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, who will discuss why taking inclusion efforts to “the next level” is imperative to our personal and professional success. We’ll hear from Dr. Rosalind Barnett, Senior Scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis and co-author of the recently published book, The New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance is Hurting Women, MenundefinedAnd Our Economy, and Amy Gutman, Senior Writer at Harvard School of Public Health and facilitator of the OpEd Project, which seeks to increase the number of women thought leaders in key commentary forums.

There will be time to share best practices and programs from the attendees’ bar associations. An awards luncheon at the Boston College Club will honor programs of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and the Broward County [Florida] Women Lawyers’ Association.  Former federal judge the Honorable Nancy Gertner (Ret.), now Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, will be the Luncheon Keynote Speaker.
 
Who should attend?  Current or aspiring board or executive committee members of bar associations interested in enhancing diversity in the profession by actively engaging Millennials, those who want to learn about issues of particular interest to women lawyers, and anyone who wants to meet lawyers in diverse practice areas from the United States and Canada. Cost for the full-day program is $200. To register or for more information, go to www.ncwba.org.  Here is the agenda. 

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations will hold its Women’s Bar Leadership Summit: Breaking Barriers – Building Bridges, at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.  This annual event, held in conjunction with the ABA annual meeting, draws bar leaders from across North America.

After welcoming remarks from the Honorable Barbara A. Lenk of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Opening Keynote Speaker will be Lauren Stiller Rikleen, addressing the theme of bridging generational differences in bar associations and workplaces. A copy of her highly-acclaimed book, You Raised Us, Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams, will be included in the materials each Summit registrant will receive.

Other speakers include Koriambanya (Kori) Carew, Director of Strategic Diversity at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, who will discuss why taking inclusion efforts to “the next level” is imperative to our personal and professional success. We’ll hear from Dr. Rosalind Barnett, Senior Scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis and co-author of the recently published book, The New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance is Hurting Women, MenundefinedAnd Our Economy, and Amy Gutman, Senior Writer at Harvard School of Public Health and facilitator of the OpEd Project, which seeks to increase the number of women thought leaders in key commentary forums.

There will be time to share best practices and programs from the attendees’ bar associations. An awards luncheon at the Boston College Club will honor programs of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and the Broward County [Florida] Women Lawyers’ Association.  Former federal judge the Honorable Nancy Gertner (Ret.), now Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, will be the Luncheon Keynote Speaker.
 
Who should attend?  Current or aspiring board or executive committee members of bar associations interested in enhancing diversity in the profession by actively engaging Millennials, those who want to learn about issues of particular interest to women lawyers, and anyone who wants to meet lawyers in diverse practice areas from the United States and Canada. Cost for the full-day program is $200. To register or for more information, go to www.ncwba.org.  Here is the agenda.

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations will hold its Women’s Bar Leadership Summit: Breaking Barriers – Building Bridges, at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.  This annual event, held in conjunction with the ABA annual meeting, draws bar leaders from across North America.

After welcoming remarks from the Honorable Barbara A. Lenk of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Opening Keynote Speaker will be Lauren Stiller Rikleen, addressing the theme of bridging generational differences in bar associations and workplaces. A copy of her highly-acclaimed book, You Raised Us, Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams, will be included in the materials each Summit registrant will receive.

Other speakers include Koriambanya (Kori) Carew, Director of Strategic Diversity at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, who will discuss why taking inclusion efforts to “the next level” is imperative to our personal and professional success. We’ll hear from Dr. Rosalind Barnett, Senior Scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis and co-author of the recently published book, The New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance is Hurting Women, MenundefinedAnd Our Economy, and Amy Gutman, Senior Writer at Harvard School of Public Health and facilitator of the OpEd Project, which seeks to increase the number of women thought leaders in key commentary forums.

There will be time to share best practices and programs from the attendees’ bar associations. An awards luncheon at the Boston College Club will honor programs of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and the Broward County [Florida] Women Lawyers’ Association.  Former federal judge the Honorable Nancy Gertner (Ret.), now Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, will be the Luncheon Keynote Speaker.
 
Who should attend?  Current or aspiring board or executive committee members of bar associations interested in enhancing diversity in the profession by actively engaging Millennials, those who want to learn about issues of particular interest to women lawyers, and anyone who wants to meet lawyers in diverse practice areas from the United States and Canada. Cost for the full-day program is $200. To register or for more information, go to www.ncwba.org.  Here is the agenda.

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations will hold its Women’s Bar Leadership Summit: Breaking Barriers – Building Bridges, at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.  This annual event, held in conjunction with the ABA annual meeting, draws bar leaders from across North America.

After welcoming remarks from the Honorable Barbara A. Lenk of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Opening Keynote Speaker will be Lauren Stiller Rikleen, addressing the theme of bridging generational differences in bar associations and workplaces. A copy of her highly-acclaimed book, You Raised Us, Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams, will be included in the materials each Summit registrant will receive.

Other speakers include Koriambanya (Kori) Carew, Director of Strategic Diversity at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, who will discuss why taking inclusion efforts to “the next level” is imperative to our personal and professional success. We’ll hear from Dr. Rosalind Barnett, Senior Scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis and co-author of the recently published book, The New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance is Hurting Women, MenundefinedAnd Our Economy, and Amy Gutman, Senior Writer at Harvard School of Public Health and facilitator of the OpEd Project, which seeks to increase the number of women thought leaders in key commentary forums.

There will be time to share best practices and programs from the attendees’ bar associations. An awards luncheon at the Boston College Club will honor programs of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and the Broward County [Florida] Women Lawyers’ Association.  Former federal judge the Honorable Nancy Gertner (Ret.), now Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, will be the Luncheon Keynote Speaker.
 
Who should attend?  Current or aspiring board or executive committee members of bar associations interested in enhancing diversity in the profession by actively engaging Millennials, those who want to learn about issues of particular interest to women lawyers, and anyone who wants to meet lawyers in diverse practice areas from the United States and Canada. Cost for the full-day program is $200. To register or for more information, go to www.ncwba.org.  Here is the agenda.

After welcoming remarks from the Honorable Barbara A. Lenk of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Opening Keynote Speaker will be Lauren Stiller Rikleen, addressing the theme of bridging generational differences in bar associations and workplaces. A copy of her highly-acclaimed book, You Raised Us, Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams, will be included in the materials each Summit registrant will receive.

Other speakers include Koriambanya (Kori) Carew, Director of Strategic Diversity at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, who will discuss why taking inclusion efforts to “the next level” is imperative to our personal and professional success. We’ll hear from Dr. Rosalind Barnett, Senior Scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis and co-author of the recently published book, The New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance is Hurting Women, MenundefinedAnd Our Economy, and Amy Gutman, Senior Writer at Harvard School of Public Health and facilitator of the OpEd Project, which seeks to increase the number of women thought leaders in key commentary forums.

There will be time to share best practices and programs from the attendees’ bar associations. An awards luncheon at the Boston College Club will honor programs of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and the Broward County [Florida] Women Lawyers’ Association.  Former federal judge the Honorable Nancy Gertner (Ret.), now Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, will be the Luncheon Keynote Speaker.
 
Who should attend?  Current or aspiring board or executive committee members of bar associations interested in enhancing diversity in the profession by actively engaging Millennials, those who want to learn about issues of particular interest to women lawyers, and anyone who wants to meet lawyers in diverse practice areas from the United States and Canada. Cost for the full-day program is $200. To register or for more information, go to www.ncwba.org.  Here is the agenda.









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