The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law
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Newsletter articles from 2014
A new book for women in the professional workplace, What Works for Women at Work, explains the gendered behavior patterns and gendered political dynamics of the American workplace and offers a range of strategies for handling them.
The Good Girls Revolt
Buy your tickets today and don't miss your chance to network with Chicago's business, community, education, and political leaders at Women Employed's signature gala event.
International Women’s Day Talking Circle – March 8, 2014
The theme of International Women’s Day 2014 is “Inspiring Change.” To explore this theme members of the ISBA, including former chairs of its Women in the Law Committee, came together on March 8th to enjoy spa services and hold a Talking Circle in the common room of the Ally Spa, Chicago.
Someone you should know: Tracy Douglas
Find out more Tracy Douglas, an active member of the WATL Committee and winner of the 2014 ISBA Young Lawyer of the Award (outside Cook County).
Spotlight on Kristen Prinz
An interview with Committee member Kristen Prinz, an employment lawyer and owner of Prinz Law Firm.
Spotlight on Sandy Blake
Learn more about Sandy Blake, a late-comer to the legal field who has dedicated herself to making up for lost time.
Student disciplinary hearing
The disciplinary process is far different from being in a court of law, but a student facing such a hearing may be subject to long-term ramifications that may influence not only his schooling but the rest of his adult life. A student facing such a situation should definitely consult with and retain an attorney to help navigate the process.
A Thank You to our Program Sponsors
Without these supporters the Myra Bradwell: The Practice of Law in the Wake of her Legacy program, held at Northern Illinois University on March 21st, would not have been possible.
A view from the Chair
An update on the Committee's activities from Chair Letitia Spunar-Sheats.
Why celebrate women in the profession?
On January 30, 2014, most ISBA members received a “Save the Date” via e-mail for the Celebrating Women in the Profession Luncheon scheduled for March 13, 2014 at the Union League Club.
Women in conflict—A UN response
Rather than conventional war tools such as guns, tanks, and bombs, raping and abusing women seemingly became a favorite tactic in many war-torn countries.