Please join the Clark County/St Helens Chapter of the Washington Women Lawyers at its upcoming CLE event. The first CLE event of 2019 in our series “Motivation to Make Things Better For You and Those Around You” will take place on Monday, March 4. Our panel will discuss Alternatives to Traditional Practice of Law. On our panel will be Julie Reed, Partner of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, Sharae Gross, Recruiting and Professional Development Administrator at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, and Vickie Kesala, Kesala Law Office. The panel will discuss topics ranging from working remotely to changing careers.
WHEN: Monday, March 4, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Hudson Building, 101 East Sixth Street, Vancouver, Public Conference Room
LUNCH: Lunch will be generously provided by Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
RSVP: Please send your RSVP to email@example.com by Thursday, February 28. WWL membership not required to attend.
CLE CREDIT: We will be applying for CLE credit, the application for which will be generously paid for by Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP.
Where have we been and where are we now? Join our distinguished panel as they discuss what it was like to be the first woman in a particular role in the law. Our panelists also will provide us their insights into how things have (or have not) changed.
Hon. Carolyn Dimmick: Judge Dimmick’s more than 50-year tenure as a judge has spanned county, state and federal courts. She served as Washington’s first female Supreme Court Justice.
Mayor Jenny Durkan: Mayor Durkan, a former prosecutor, was elected Mayor of Seattle in 2017, becoming the city's first female mayor since the 1920s and the city's second consecutive openly-LGBT mayor.
Kellye Testy: Kellye Testy was the first woman to serve as Dean of both Seattle University School of Law and the University of Washington School of Law. She now serves as the president and CEO of the Law School Admission Council.
Loria Yeadon: Loria Yeadon is the first woman, as well as the first person of color, to serve as CEO of the YMCA of Greater Seattle in its 143-year history.
Hon. M. Margaret McKeown: Among her many accomplishments before and after her appointment to the Ninth Circuit bench, Judge McKeown was the first female partner with the law firm of Perkins Coie in Seattle. Judge McKeown currently chairs the Ninth Circuit Workplace Environment Committee.
Here is the link for more details and to register.