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Women and the LawThe newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law

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Newsletter articles from 2011

Transitions in the law By Shital A. Patel April 2011 Some practical advice to consider when changing practice areas.
We’ve come along way, i-baby By Janice L. Boback November 2011 The author highlights some of the most useful apps for the iPad both in and outside of her practice.
What every lawyer should know about Collaborative Law (a.k.a., Collaborative Practice) By Sandra Crawford June 2011 Three things every lawyer should also know about Collaborative Law: (1) there is a favorable American Bar Association Formal Ethics Opinion (Opinion No. 07-447) on the topic; (2) Since October, 2010 there has been a Uniform Collaborative Law Act adopted in several states; and (3) there is an international organization, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, which has also promulgated Ethical Standards for Collaborative Practitioners.
Women Everywhere honors Former Chief Judge Donald P. O’Connell and Calls for volunteers for Agency Projects Day on June 17th By Shital A. Patel June 2011 The ISBA Women in the Law Committee is proud to be one of Women Everywhere: Partners in Service Project, Inc.'s long-standing bar partners and has supported WE from its early days.
Zonta Club of LaSalle-Peru Honors Committee Member Melissa Tomaska Olivero By Emily N. Masalski June 2011 Melissa Tomaska Olivero has recently been named the 2011 Illinois Valley Woman Making History by the Zonta Club of LaSalle-Peru.