KatieDay

Everything Lawyers and Law Students Need to Know About Using LinkedIn

We all know we should be using LinkedIn to help further our professional development and expand our networks, but many of us are unsure exactly how. That's where this post comes in. I sat down with LinkedIn guru and Intellectual Property attorney Ashli Weiss to get the low down on what lawyers and law students should be doing online. Check out her advice and start making the most of your online presence! Ms. JD: Should everyone be on LinkedIn?  Ashli Weiss:  My personal opinion is that law students and attorneys should be on LinkedIn.  It’s a great way to connect with…

read more

KatieDay

Submit your Nominations for Ms. JD Honors at #MsJDPROPEL!

Ms. JD is proud to continue honoring exceptional women and men making contributions to the advancement of women in the legal profession through Ms. JD Honors. The Ms. JD Honors Reception will take place in connection with Ms. JD’s next annual conference, #MsJDPROPEL, at Northwestern Law on March 3, 2017. The Ms. JD Honors awards will celebrate those who demonstrate passion for their careers and share that passion with other men and women. Nominations are due by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.   Below is a description of the awards and instructions for submitting nominations. Woman of Inspiration Award - To a woman who, regardless of her practice area or type of…

read more

KatieDay

Ms. JD has EXTENDED the Deadline to Apply for the NWLSO Leadership Council!

Ms. JD has EXTENDED the Deadline to Apply for the NWLSO Leadership Council to September 30th! This is a great opportunity for law students who are looking to take on leadership roles! Details about the NWLSO Leadership Council and how to apply can be found below. We look forward to receiving your applications! Ms. JD is home to the National Women Law Students’ Organization (NWLSO), a national organization dedicated to connecting and empowering women law students.  Through NWLSO, Ms. JD connects with existing women’s law student organizations and helps create NWLSO chapters and affiliates on law school campuses. More information…

read more

KatieDay

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Apply to be Ms. JD’s Executive Director

Ms. JD has EXTENDED the deadline for our Executive Director search to Friday, September 9th! The job description and application details are included below. We look forward to receiving your applications! EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Ms. JD seeks a leader with a proven record of program administration and organizational development to implement its ambitious growth and impact objectives. ABOUT MS. JD As the premier organization for early career lawyers and aspiring female lawyers in the United States, Ms. JD brings legal practitioners, law students, and aspiring lawyers together to drive the critical national conversation about gender issues in the legal profession. To…

read more

KatieDay

Ms. JD Chats: Carving a Path to In-House Counsel

Going in-house is a goal for many lawyers but the path to those coveted jobs is less than clear and young attorneys are often told that they need to "wait their turn" or that there's a perfect time to join the in-house ranks.  Others hear that in-house is more like a Pandora's box - and not the perfect place of work-life balance and job satisfaction that legal lore would have it be.  So how do you plot a course to in-house?  How do you know which in-house position is right for you?  What are you gaining and/or giving up by…

read more

KatieDay

2016 Ms. JD Fellows

Ms. JD has awarded Fellowships to 15 law students. Fellows were selected based on their academic performance, leadership, and dedication to advancing the status of women in the profession.  The winners reflect a full range of diverse interests and backgrounds, with women pursuing opportunities in public interest, academia, and private sector in every region of the country.   The 2016 Ms. JD Fellowship Winners are: Céline Aka, Washington University School of Law Sarah June Benjamin, Washington College of Law Shoshana Brown, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Ally Chiu, Harvard Law School Marina Gatto, UCLA School of Law Hunter Glenn,…

read more

KatieDay

4 OCI Tips from Ms. JD and Latham & Watkins LLP’s Event “Recruiting 101”

On July 13th I was fortunate to be able to attend Ms. JD and Latham & Watkins LLP's OCI event in NYC. Attendees listened to a panel on OCI tips and then were able to sit down with Latham's summer associates and members of their recruiting team to talk about the OCI process and how to make a good impression. Below are four takeaways from this event that will help you as you start the OCI process. 1. Be prepared. I'm sure you've heard this before, but being prepared is key. Before your interview make sure you've done some research on…

read more

KatieDay

Do you want to be interviewed on the Ms. JD blog?

Calling all candidates! Ms. JD is looking for women to interview for our Attorneys Across America series, which features women and their areas of practice in their particular state. If you would like to nominate someone you know, or if you'd like to be interviewed for the series, please send an email to attorneysacrossamerica@gmail.com, reach out to us on social media, or comment below. Specifically, we're looking to interview attorneys in the following states: AR, DE, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MS, NM, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, VT, VA, WV, WI, WY

read more

KatieDay

Recap: Ms. JD and White & Case: Intergenerational Relationships - Making Strong Connections

Couldn't join us for Ms. JD and White & Case LLP's event on 4/13? We've put together this recap so you can check out all of the words of wisdom from the amazing panelists!   [View the story "Recap: Ms. JD and White & Case: Intergenerational Relationships - Making Strong Connections" on Storify]  

read more

KatieDay

Recap: Ms. JD’s #SuperwomenJDs Conference

Ms. JD's Eighth Annual Conference on Women in Law took place on Friday, February 19, 2016 at NYU School of Law! If you couldn't make it to the event, check out the recap below. And stay tuned for some recap blogs!   [View the story "Recap: Ms. JD's #SuperwomenJDs Conference" on Storify]  

read more

 < 1 2 3 > 

Join Us

Contribute to our blog and join the discussion.

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Newsletter

Enter your email address to receive regular updates, news, and events.

Connect with us

Follow or subscribe