April 2019Volume 24Number 4PDF icon PDF version (for best printing)

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Voting is now underway in the 2019 ISBA Election. All ISBA attorney members with their dues paid by March 1 are eligible to vote. Read the candidate biographies and cast your ballot by 4:30 p.m. on April 30.

Annual Meeting — You may now make hotel reservations for the 2019 Annual Meeting, which will be held at the Grand Geneva in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, from June 13-15.

In This Issue…

  • Chair’s column
    A note from the Committee on Women & the Law chair, Lori Levin.
  • Taking the leap
    A Q-and-A interview with Erin Wilson, Women and the Law member, after she took the leap to build her own practice.
  • International Women’s Day afternoon tea at the Langham
    On March 8, 2019, the ISBA Standing Committee on Women & the Law Committee hosted our third annual celebration of International Women’s Day over afternoon tea at the Langham Hotel in Chicago.
  • Creating gender equality: Takeaways
    Key takeaways from a recent panel presentation on creating gender equality in the workplace.
  • Good news column
    Uplifting updates from various members of the Standing Committee on Women & the Law.
  • Defending and protecting the rights of transgender people
    If passed, The Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and would provide consistent and explicit non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across key areas of life.

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