Defending and protecting the rights of transgender peopleBy Judge Ann Breen-GrecoApril 2019If 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.
Getting to Know Jennifer LuczkowiakBy Margie Komes PutzlerSeptember 2019A spotlight on Jennifer Luczkowiak, including her career path, biggest influences, and best advice to new lawyers.
Good news columnApril 2019Uplifting updates from various members of the Standing Committee on Women & the Law.
Good news columnFebruary 2019Uplifting updates from various members of the Standing Committee on Women & the Law.
International Women’s Day afternoon tea at the LanghamBy Kelly Thames BennettApril 2019On 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.
Mixology EventBy Erin WilsonNovember 2019An overview and photo of the Women & the Law Committee's mixology kick-off event.
Pro Bono Network: A Unique Model Serving Clients & Supporting AttorneysBy Linda RioNovember 2019All about Pro Bono Network, a Chicago-area non-profit with a model designed to solve the traditional obstacles to pro bono volunteering by offering the support, backup, training, and resources needed by attorneys who don’t have those support structures elsewhere.
Promoting access to justice among self-represented litigantsBy Deanna HoytFebruary 2019As 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.
Share your talents!By Marylou Lowder KentFebruary 2019An 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.