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  • 04/13/2022 6:33 AM | Anonymous

    Join us at Be Bold Now 2022 on Wednesday, May 11th! 


    Be Bold Now is an annual event where women share stories of courage, inspiration, and support in celebration of International Women’s Day. CWD is partnering with the Be Bold team to belatedly celebrate International Women’s Day and to inspire women to unleash their limitless potential.


    CWD will host a table at the pre-show reception. Grab a beverage and come say hi! We would love to connect with you!


    When: Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Doors open at 5:30 pm, program starts at 6:30 pm.


    Where: Town Hall in Seattle or online via live stream.

    Cost: Tickets are $49 in-person, $25 virtual. Use the code Bold10off to receive 10% off the ticket price.


    Check out our event page to read about the speakers and get the full event details.


    Be Bold Now also is hosting its 2022 Inaugural Bold Woman Awards to recognize and celebrate women and girls who are making a difference for others. If you or someone you know is making a difference, be sure to nominate them by April 30, 2022. Learn more here.



  • 04/06/2022 1:26 PM | Anonymous

    On behalf of the Moot Court Honor Board at the University of Washington School of Law, I am pleased to invite you to participate as a judge in our 1L Appellate Advocacy competition, which will be held in person at William H. Gates Hall (the UW Law building). The competition runs from April 25th to May 2d, with judge check in beginning at 5:30 PM nightly. We are most in need of judges the first three nights of competition, but would be glad to have you any night you’re free!

     

    We welcome attorneys from all practice areas to participate. Volunteer judges are invaluable to the continued success of MCHB and the in-house competition program. We are reaching out given your previous experience with UW MCHB, but please feel free to forward this invitation on to other members of the legal community who may be interested in participating. As a judge, you will provide valuable feedback and evaluate the participants' performance. For your service as a judge, you will receive 3 free CLE credits and 2.5 credits for each additional night judged.

     

    You may register to sign up as a judge for the competition using this sign up form. If you have any issues with the form, feel free to reach out to me directly to express interest!

     

    Thank you in advance for your support. We hope to see you at the competition. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at judges@uw.edu.


  • 04/06/2022 1:24 PM | Anonymous

     IANGEL is seeking nominations for its Amel Zenoune-Zouani Rights & Leadership Award. Do you know someone who is an exemplary leader, and promotes women’s rights and gender equality? Nominate them for our Rights & Leadership Award! For more information on how to submit nominations, visit: iangel.org/2022-call-for-nominations. Award recipients will be honored at our upcoming 9th Anniversary Gala

  • 04/04/2022 3:22 PM | Anonymous

    The CLE Committee  of the WSBA Continuing Legal Education Committee has several openings for its next term, and we strongly encourage diversity (whether it be gender, race, geographic, or otherwise) among Committee members.  They would like to get the word out to the Washington Women Lawyers members and encourage them to apply for the CLE Committee. The 2022 Volunteer Application for all WSBA Committees can be found here: https://www.wsba.org/connect-serve/volunteer-opportunities.  The application deadline is Friday, April 15, 2022.

  • 03/23/2022 1:00 PM | Anonymous


  • 03/23/2022 8:00 AM | Anonymous


    The Leadership Institute of Women of Color Attorneys (“LIWOCA”). LIWOCA is a national organization dedicated to providing a community within the practice of law for women of color attorneys through educational and networking opportunities. This year LIWOCA will be hosting its 17th annual conference in Atlanta, GA March 23-25th.

     Should you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: info@leadingwomenofcolor.org.

    Please see our website for more information: leadingwomenofcolor.org


  • 03/10/2022 12:00 PM | Anonymous

    This year’s Mid-Year Meeting will not be your average Zoom conference! This year's program focuses on Navigating 2022 Together: Agile, Balanced, and Connected and will be engaging and an innovative program will offer both professional development opportunities and skills training to help women in all fields of legal practice thrive in their careers. Members will have the opportunity to shape the future of NAWL and the legal profession. We will also recognize and honor leading lawyers on the 2022 NAWL Rising List. 

     

    Since 1899, NAWL has been empowering women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated to equality, mutual support, and collective success. NAWL’s mission is to provide leadership, a collective voice, and essential resources to help advance women in the legal profession and advocate for the equality of women under the law.


  • 03/08/2022 4:59 PM | Anonymous

    The Washington Supreme Court’s Interpreter Commission is seeking a public member representative. The Commission is seeking an individual with a working knowledge of language access policies and services for people who are limited-English speakers as well as those who rely on American Sign Language interpreter services.

     

    Please see the attached letter for additional information about the Commission and details about how to apply.

     

    If you have questions, feel free to contact me or Robert Lichtenberg, Senior Court Program Analyst to the Interpreter Commission, at Robert.Lichtenberg@courts.wa.gov.


  • 02/17/2022 5:00 PM | Anonymous

    Join us on Thursday, February 17th @ 5:00 pm for our virtual event Breaking Barriers:The Rise of Black Women’s Leadership in Washington.


    In celebration of Black History Month, we are very pleased to announce that US Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland will join us for a keynote address followed by a panel discussion with black female state and local leaders moderated by Former State Representative, Kristine Reeves.


    Join us as we listen to these distinguished leaders and learn more about the historical rise of black women leaders in our state and how we can help ensure that their leadership and voices are included at every level of politics and society.


    When: Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 5:00-6:00 pm

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Register Here


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