FREE WEBINAR Gender Bias Against Women in the Law: Where We Are and What We Can Do About It

04/18/2013 11:00 AM | Anonymous

FREE WEBINAR Gender Bias Against Women in the Law: Where We Are and What We Can Do About It

April, 18 2013 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Pacific/2:00-3:00 PM Eastern

Although women have been graduating from law school in large numbers for several decades, many fewer women than men have advanced into senior law firm positions and leadership roles. Since 2006, NAWL and the NAWL Foundation have surveyed law firms on their retention and promotion of women lawyers, and most recently on the role played by Women's Initiatives for advancing legal careers.  The results offer surprises as well as recommendations for women lawyers and their firms.  

NAWL, the Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law, the CBA Alliance, and Ms. JD have joined together to co-sponsor a presentation on the latest research into women's initiatives in law firms. Come learn more about this unique research, its implications for eliminating gender bias and the steps firms can take to advance women lawyers.



       Jennifer K. Gust, Partner, Hinshaw and Culbertson LLP/
       Board Member, Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law
       Stephanie A. Scharf, Partner, Scharf Banks Marmor LLC/
       President, NAWL Foundation

       Janet Wallace, Associate, Duggan Smith & Heath LLP/
       Vice President, Ms. JD



       Leslie Richards-Yellen, Partner/Chief Diversity and Inclusion
       Officer, Hinshaw and Culbertson LLP/Board Member, National
       Association of Women Lawyers 
To view the report on the National Survey of Women's Initiatives, please click HERE


We will be addressing questions about the survey and its results as part of the panel presentation.  Please send your questions by April 10th to Sarretta McDonough, NAWL Board Member, at


*Registrants must be individually registered in order to be eligible for
Continuing Legal Education credits.   



CLE credit is currently pending in the following states: NY, NJ, IL, PA & CA

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