By Ms. JD Editor • December 19, 2012•Law School
Ms. JD is very excited to be working with Kirkland & Ellis LLP to bring you the opportunity to webcast one of the top women in the law, ABA President Laurel Bellows, into your school! In addition to being the ABA President, Laurel runs her own firm, The Bellows Law Group. In short, she's a woman we look up to and think you will too! On January 31, 2013, Laurel Bellows will answer your questions about how to become a women leader and entrepreneur in the law in her presentation Building Her Power Base: A Conversation With ABA President Laurel Bellows on Leadership and Entrepreneurship.
To ensure that your NWLSO has a great turnout for your broadcast, Ms. JD is offering you the opportunity to win a viewing party! NWLSOs who are interested should submit a blog-length essay by January 25, 2013, responding to the following prompt:
"Our NWLSO has demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurship this year by ..."
To submit your essay, you will need to create your own Ms. JD account and upload your blog post directly to the site.
How To Create a Profile
To use the many features at Ms. JD, you will first need to create a profile. Once you register for an account you will receive a welcome e-mail with details for logging in. As a registered user, you will have a personal page and access to create groups, calendar events, forums, and blog posts. Need more help creating a profile? Click here.
How To Write a Blog Post
At Ms. JD, you are invited to create a weblog where you can write articles, book reviews, advice, or stories. Your posts will appear on your personal page at Ms. JD. The editors of the Ms. JD front page regularly feature entries from personal blogs, so don’t be surprised if your writing appears on the Ms. JD homepage. Once you have created a profile, you can easily create a blog post by clicking “Create Content” on the right sidebar. Need help writing a blog post? Click here.
Please feel free to upload a photo that reprents your NWLSO for the blog post. At the end of your essay, please submit a short (4-5 lines) bio using the following format:
[Your Name] is a [1L, 2L, 3L] at [University] Law School. She received her bachelor's degree from [University] where she majored in [subject]. [Describe experience here]. In her spare time, she enjoys...
If you are having trouble creating a Blog Post, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you have created your blog post, please enter your name, email address, and a hyperlink to your post in this form.
Ms. JD will notify the winning NWLSO by January 27, 2013.