Ultimately, the distinctive language of section 28 was developed at a March 18, 1981 meeting between federal government Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers, Fred Jordan and Edythe MacDonald, key members from the Ad Hoc Committee and NAWL
(Marilou McPhedran, Suzanne Boivin, and Tamra Thomson, respectively), and Ad Hoc legal advisor, Beverley Baines.
Under Kaufman's leadership, regional General Counsel Institutes will be organized and modeled after the successful NAWL
General Counsel Institute, now in its eighth year.
The Survey has repeatedly found that law firm structure has important effects on women's career paths," said Barbara Flom, author of the Survey Report and Secretary of The NAWL
We are heartened that 95% of responding firms sponsor women's initiatives and programs for assisting with career advancement," added Barbara Flom, Secretary of The NAWL
Foundation and Chair of the 2011 Survey Committee.
The cost for the CLE program is $70 in advance/$85 at the door for FAWL, NAWL
, and ACC members and $80 in advance/$95 at the door for nonmembers and students.
is devoted to promoting the interests and progress of women lawyers and women's legal rights.
is the leading national voluntary organization devoted to the interests of women lawyers and women's rights.
She was elected to the NAWL
executive board in 1995, and revitalized the group's mentor program as chair of the Young Lawyers Committee.
Staff attorney positions offer little possibility of career advancement, and part-time attorneys are often the first to be let go," said The NAWL
Foundation President Stephanie Scharf, Partner at Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Scharf in Chicago, who has designed and developed the Survey since 2006.
Richmond Doe had five kills while Zing Nawl
had six digs for the Cougars (0-1).
Under the umbrella of the NAWL
2015 Challenge and following the NAWL
Survey for Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms, the Summit invited prominent industry leaders to engage in interactive small group discussions and, working with a well developed body of literature, recommend the actions by law firm management which are most likely to enhance advancement and leadership roles for women lawyers in private practice.
Elected to the executive board of NAWL
in 1995, Sasnett-Stauffer revitalized its mentor program when she served as the chair of the Young Lawyers Committee, while simultaneously serving on the Program Committee.