Chair columnBy Julie A. JohnsonDecember 2016Paid family leave is a difficult issue for many Illinois attorneys. Let us all send the message that Paid Family Leave is a priority for Illinois lawyers, while at the same time sending our comments and suggested revisions to Senate Bill 260.
Chair’s columnBy Julie A. JohnsonOctober 2016A message from Chair Julie A. Johnson, formerly Julie Neubauer.
Chair’s columnBy Julie A. NeubauerAugust 2016A message from Committee Chair Julie Neubauer.
Chair’s columnBy Emily N. MasalskiJune 2016Some highlights of the Committee's accomplishments over the past year.
Chair’s columnBy Emily N. MasalskiMarch 2016Chair Emily Masalski recently traveled to San Diego to serve as one of the ISBA delegates to the ABA House of Delegates.
Chair’s columnBy Emily N. MasalskiFebruary 2016Please join the Standing Committee on Women and the Law for our Spring outreach event, “Celebrating the Power of Laughter in the Law,” a luncheon, on March 8, 2016, in Chicago.
Community Service Day—Teen Living ProgramsBy Kelly Thames BennettJune 2016On Saturday, April 16, 2016, a group of committee members and some very helpful members of their families spent the morning helping Teen Living Programs (TLP) prepare their gardens and lawn for spring.
Effect of same-sex marriage on family lawBy Tracy DouglasJune 2016By looking at how state courts and the Illinois General Assembly addressed the issue of same-sex parents, state legislatures can examine the ways to adapt family laws.
Equal Pay Day Chicago 2016March 2016Plans are well underway for the next Equal Pay Day event, scheduled for April 12, 2016 in Daley Plaza (Clark and Washington in Chicago) from noon to 1 pm.
It’s the Money, Honey: Money Smart Week 2016By Kelly Thames BennettJune 2016On April 25, 2016, Women & the Law Committee member Kristen Prinz presented at “It’s the Money, Honey,” the seminar that focused on EARN: wage equality.
Legal comedy: 101By Jenny R. JeltesOctober 2016Standup is terrifying. But so is being a lawyer. If I’ve already done one, why not try the other?
Remembering Judge Jean Prendergast RooneyBy Kyle GarmesFebruary 2016Although Jean Prendergast Rooney was a woman of remarkable abilities in her profession and family life, her 15-month fight against leukemia proved to be insurmountable.