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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column
All about Lynn Price, whose story you will hear if you attend "Girls in Crisis: Foster Care and Immigrants" in May.
- Promoting access to justice among self-represented litigants
As self-represented litigants continue to be a large part of civil matters attorneys, court clerks, court support staff, and judges need to be conscious of how they can help promote access to justice for all regardless of the litigants’ background.
- Spotlight on Andrea L. Kmak
An interview with Andrea L. Kmak, a new member to the Women & the Law Committee.
- Share your talents!
An overview of three programs managed by the Standing Committee on Law Related Education for the Public that present attorneys and judges with opportunities to volunteer their time in their communities toward the advancement of civics education.
- Spotlight interview with Deane Brown of Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym, Ltd.
A Q-and-A with Deane Brown, who practices employment law.
- Good news column
Uplifting updates from various members of the Standing Committee on Women & the Law.
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