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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Less Than Two Weeks Until the WIL Regional Conference!


The 3rd Annual JRCLS Women in Law Regional Conference is happening on Saturday, September 19, 2015! Please join us in Orange, California.

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866


Who: All Attorneys, law students, and anyone considering law school, both male and female.

Hear from plenary speakers, Karen M. Clemes (The Joyful Lawyer) and Hon. Nancy Weiben-Stock (It’s All Gift: Stumbling Along the Path of Grace.)


Breakout Sessions include:


·         Negotiations 201: Peace-Making Skills for the Home and Law Office by Hon. Francisco F. Firmat.

·         Lawyers Unleashed: Careers Outside the Traditional Law Firm Practice with panelists: Gisselle M. Amini (Professor at Trinity Law School and Solo Practitioner), Elizabeth Shill Heiner (Leasing Manager at Core Development Services), and Allison G. Belnap (Assistant Dean of Career Services at BYU Law School.)


·         Gender Bias: Does it Still Exist and How to Overcome? Panelists include: Teresa Cépedes Alarcon (Partner at KAEDIAN LLP), Deborah A. Gubernick (Associate at Call & Jensen), and Michele D. Johnson (Partner at Latham & Watkins.)

·         In Defense of Our First Freedom-An Overview of Current Religious Freedom Issues and What We Can Do by Gayla Sorenson (Senior Fellow for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, Assistant Dean of Admissions at BYU Law School.)


·         The Balancing Act: Part-time, Full-time and Working from Home with panelists Sherri Fanger McInnes (Partner at Scott & Whitehead), Richard A. McFarlane (Owner of Law Office of Richard A. McFarlane) and Marin Bradshaw (Associate at Matsen Voorhees Mintz LLP.)

·         The Power and Influence That Comes From a Law Degree with panelists Rick Richmond (Managing Partner at Jenner & Block), Melissa Richmond (Vice President at Running Start), and Catherine Richmond (Associate at Jones Day.)


Register for the conference and find out more information here.


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