Fifth Annual Women's Law Update CLE

  • 10/11/2019
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Cedarbrook Lodge, 18525 36th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98188

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  • Guests who are not current WWL members

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1.75 CLE credits approved

Washington Women Lawyers (WWL) and Legal Voice are pleased to invite you to our 5th Annual Women's Law Update and CLE prior to WWL’s 2019 Annual Event. The CLE will be offered from 3 PM – 5 PM on October 11th at Cedarbrook Lodge near SeaTac. This year's theme is "Achieving More, Together." The CLE will focus on recent legislation and litigation, as well as ongoing advocacy, that Legal Voice is engaged in to advance women’s and LGBTQ rights in Washington State. Presenters include Fajeer Saeed Ebrahim and Kim Clark.

Presented by Legal Voice, this year’s Washington Women’s Law Update will cover the most significant decisions over the past year by the U.S. Supreme Court, the federal courts of appeals, and the Washington Supreme Court, in cases involving the rights of women and the LGBTQ community. Legal Voice will also cover the highlights of 2019 legislative session in Washington, as well as some of the major projects that Legal Voice has been working on over the past year.

After the CLE, all attendees are invited to register and attend the Annual Event at Cedarbrook Lodge 5:30 - 9 PM. The event will feature a keynote speech by Michele Storms, the Executive Director of the ACLU of Washington State, as well as our awards presentation.

For questions or sponsorship opportunities, please email Annual Event Co-VPs Liz Calora and Kallie Ferguson at Annualevent@wwl.org

Speaker Bios:

Kim Clark is a Senior Attorney at Legal Voice, where she manages a portfolio of high impact litigation, policy initiatives, and legal rights education projects throughout the Pacific Northwest relating to reproductive rights, health and justice. Prior to joining Legal Voice, Ms. Clark served as General Counsel for the Scottsdale Unified School District; as a senior management consultant at UPD Consulting LLC; as a staff attorney in the public housing unit at Community Legal Services in Phoenix; and as an associate in the labor and employment and First Amendment practice groups at Steptoe & Johnson, LLP. Ms. Clark also has served as a pro bono attorney with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas and has served on the boards of numerous nonprofits including, Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona, Annie’s List, and the Mona Foundation. Ms. Clark also co-founded both the West Valley Parents for Public Education and Arizona Parents for Public Education. Ms. Clark holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, a Bachelor of Arts in Russian language from the University of Arizona, and a Certificate in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge.

Fajer Saeed Ebrahim is policy counsel at Legal Voice. She completed joint degrees is Law and Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) where she focused on gender advocacy, sexual health, and feminist jurisprudence. Fajer worked at Advocates, the political arm of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis and Southwest Missouri, and the Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness Project of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. She served as President of Law Students for Reproductive Justice, helping train and mobilize law school students and lawyers around issues of reproductive justice. She taught “Women and the Law” to undergraduate students at WUSTL and has served on multiple university-wide sexual assault and relationship violence task forces, helping produce comprehensive reports focused on the elimination of sexual assault. Fajer has also worked as a Title IX Project Manager at University of Washington’s Compliance Office.








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