In the Press

June 2020

Ms. JD's Board Chair Maleaha Brown and CEO Danielle Allison were featured along with our virtual programming—including our upcoming Determined to Rise program for middle-school girls—in Law360's article, How Attorneys Hope To Prevent Recession-Era Diversity Mistakes. Check out the article here!

april 2020 

Ms. JD's CEO Danielle Allison and our "12th Annual Conference on Women in Law" were featured in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal. Check out the article on pp. 22–24 here!

Ms. JD’s "LaddHer Up 2020 Conference" was featured in Husch Blackwell LLP's Community Involvement spotlight on Megan Belcher. Check out the article here

July 2018

Ms. J.D.'s "Ready to Rise: A Law & Leadership Academy for Girls," Event was featured in the University of Houston Law Center News! Check out the article here!

June 2018

In a recent article on Best Lawyers, entitled "The Parity Paradox" contributor Abigail Rowe discusses how women now make up a slim majority of students enrolled in law schools across the Country. Linda Bray Chanow, Executive Director of the University of Texas School of Law's Center for Women in Law praises Ms. J.D. for offering programs like Writer's in Residence and for offering other networking opportunities. Check out the article here!

March 2018

Ms. J.D. Fellow Irene Mo was named a Millennial to watch in Legal Tech by ALM! Check out the article here!

October 2017

Ms. J.D. President Raychelle Tasher was featured in Forbes! Check out the interview here.

August 2017

Fast Company magazine interviews Board Alumnae Julie Silverbrook!

June 2017

Ms. JD's former Executive Director and Board Member, Jessie Kornberg, is on the cover of Super Lawyers!

January 2017

Ms. JD Announces its Inaugural NWLSO Leadership Council.  


Ms. JD President, Raychelle Tasher, is named one of ten black women lawyers to watch by Black Enterprise.

AUGUST, 2016

Ms. JD President Raychelle Tasher speaks to The American Lawyer on Minority Women Still Struggling to Win Top Law Jobs

June 2016

Immediate Past President, Katie Larkin-Wong, joins the SMART team to take home first place at the Stanford Law Conference in a contest on how to improve gender parity in law firms

Former Ms. JD Board Member, Nicole Chiu-Wang, co-founder of Boon + Gable, is featured on TechCrunch. 

May 2016

The ABA Young Lawyers Division recently interviewed ABA YLD Chair-Elect Anna Romanskaya about her recent trip to New York for the Ms. JD conference

April 2016

Ms. JD is featured in Best Lawyers "Women in the Law" Special Edition celebrating our ten year anniversary!

Immediate Past President Katie Larkin-Wong co-authors the article, "Perspective: Millenials in Big Law - Let's Get to Work" featured in Bloomberg Law

March 2016

Ms. JD's 8th Annual Conference featured in Bisnow.  

February 2016

Executive Director, Heather Asher, discusses the generational shift in Big Law with The American Lawyer

Ms. JD's 8th Annual Conference featured in Law360

December 2015

Founding CFO and Board Emeritus Karen Deschaine is elected to Cooley LLP's partnership!

Ms. JD's Katie Larkin-Wong mentioned in online legal magazine "Slaw" for her research on True Grit and a Growth Mindset. 

Ms. JD's Janet Wallace receives the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association's inaugural "Rising Star Award".

October 2015

Ms. JD President Katie Larkin-Wong discusses "How to Be a Team Player While Leading a Powerful Organization" with The GenWhy Lawyer

March 2015

Ms. JD announces its inaugural "Ms. JD Chair's Challenge"! 

February 2015

Ms. JD releases its Press Release for our Seventh Annual Conference on Women and the Law: Stronger Together! 

Ms. JD's Katie Larkin-Wong and Bobbi Liebenberg's discussion on True Grit and a Growth Mindset is featured in Lawyers Club News. 

January 2015

Ms. JD Vice President Janet Wallace is named as one of the San Luis Obispo Tribune's "Top 20 Under 40." The honorees are San Luis Obispo County leaders younger than 40 who excel in both their profession and community service. Janet is further recognized in the San Luis Obispo County Bar Bulletin for her accomplishments. 

October 2014

Board Emeritae Jessie Kornberg is formally named President and CEO of Bet Tzedek. Jessie is the first woman at the helm of Bet Tzedak in its 40-year history! Congratulations Jessie!

Ms. JD is mentioned on the Military Spouse JD Network blog post on Advancing the Interests of Women in the Legal Profession!

May 2014

John McDougall, CEO of McDougall Interactive and publisher of The Lead Review, sits down with Katie Larking-Wong, Nicole Chui, and Jane Rosales to discuss how Ms. JD uses the web to spread ideas about gender equality in the legal profession

April 2014

Jewish Exponent lists Bobbi Liebenberg among the Newsmakers of the Week for receiving the inaugural Sharing Her Passion Award at Ms. JD's sixth annual conference in Austin, TX!

March 2014

Ms. JD President, Katie Larkin Wong, co-authors Women Lawyers Journal article, GRIT & Mindset!

Ms. JD Speed Networking Event praised by the University of California Hastings College of the Law

February 2014

Passion Forward, Ms. JD's Sixth Annual Conference on Women in Law, is given a glowing review on the Texas Bar Blog

Ms. JD and President Katie Larkin-Wong are named to Law Street Media's #300Voices to follow in Law & Policy.  Both were named to the "Fresh and Unique" category.  

January 2014

Ms. JD Board Member Noorain Khan was named to Forbes 30 under 30 list in law and policy

Ms. JD's Global Education Scholars are featured in the San Luis Obispo County Bar Bulletin

September 2013

Ms. JD and Latham & Watkins host "She Leads: A Conversation on Women in Law, Leadership, and Government" with Counsel to the President Kathy Ruemmler!

July 2013

Ms. JD Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Directors!

March 2013

Ms. JD President Katie Larkin Wong is featured on article, Young Women Thriving in Biglaw.

February 2013

Ms. JD event "Build Her Power Base: A Conversation with ABA President Laurel Bellows on Leadership and Entrepreneurship" was featured in ABA News

November 2012

The host of Ms. JD's Fifth Annual Conference, American University Washington College of Law, reports that She Leads was a "dynamic, full-day conference."

New York Law School Law Review Issues Second Annual Report 
Examining Diversity on Law Reviews Nationwide based on research conducted in collaboration with Ms. JD.

October 2012

Lee Burgess reports on the "Fun and Inspiration at the Ms. JD Conference – She Leads!"

Ms. JD's Women on Law Review study featured in the National Law Journal article, "Women lag in top law review jobs"

Ms. JD's 2011-2012 Women on Law Review study featured on Above the Law

September 2012

Munger, Tolles & Olson announces partner Maria Seferian will speak at the Ms. JD: She Leads conference on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C.

August 2012

Ms. JD's Global Education Fund featured on The Glass Hammer

Ms. JD's Jessie Kornberg is quoted in the New York Times article "When the Work Life Scales are Unequal"

July 2012

Ms. JD Announces the First Annual Cocktail Benefit for the Global Education Fund to take Place in San Francisco August 3, 2012

June 2012

Ms. JD Founder, Elizabeth Pederson, and Writer in Residence, Carolyn Ramos are featured in the May/June issue of Minority Corporate Counsel's Diversity and the Bar.  (See p. 42)

May 2012

Ms. JD's President, Katie Larkin-Wong is quoted in Today's Chicago Woman on how well law schools are training students

April 2012

Ms. JD featured on Above the Law's Non-Sequiturs: 04.17.12

Ms. JD Joins Levo League in First Ask For More Day!, Forbes

March 2012

Ms. JD President, Katie Larkin-Wong, is profiled as an International Women's Day "Legalista"

Ms. JD Celebrates Six Years with a New Generation of Leadership

Ms. JD Founder, Elizabeth Pederson, and Ms. JD Founding CEO Karen Deschaine Hernandez are quoted in Forbes.

January 2012

Golden Gate University School of Law interviews board member and Ms. JD Fellow Tanya Falleiro; Reprinted from the Fall/Winter 2012 issue of Golden Gate Lawyer with permission from Golden Gate University School of Law. All rights reserved.

The San Luis Obispo County Bar Association introduces board member Janet Wallace; Reprinted from the January/February 2012 issue of the Bar Bulletin with the permission of the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association.  All rights reserved.

November 2011

New York Law School compiles addendum to Ms. JD’s Law Review Research

The National Law Journal discusses Ms. JD's Law Review Research 

September 2011

SD Metro Magazine names Ms. JD board member Karen Hernandez to the "40 Under 40 Class of 2011"

August 2011

California Lawyer names Ms.JD as one of "The Best Blogs Around"

June 2011

The Glass Hammer spotlights Ms.JD's Global Education Fund 

Vault's Law Blog Celebrate's Ms. JD's Global Education Fund

Executive Director Amanda Gonzalez Guest Post on the Global Education Fund for Feminist Law Professors 

May 2011 

The Careerist Quotes Ms.JD's Executive Director Jessie Kornberg on Dropping Enrollment Among Women in the Nation's Top Law Schools

February 2011 Columnist Staci Zaretsy Quotes Ms. JD's Executive Director Jessie Kornberg on Female Students' Classroom Participation

November 2010

Lauren Stiller Rikleen Cites Ms. JD's Women on Law Review Report and Quotes Ms. JD's Executive Director Jessie Kornberg in new book, Success Strategies for Women Lawyers

National Law Journal Quotes Ms. JD's Executive Director Jessie Kornberg on Declining Number of Women in Large Firms Quotes Ms. JD's Executive Director Jessie Kornberg on Declining Number of Women in Large Firms

Stanford Lawyer Celebrates the Global Education Fund

October 2010

National Law Journal Highlights the Work of Ms. JD's Global Education Fund

ABA Journal Covers Ms. JD's GEF Launch

The Careerist Applauds Ms. JD's GEF Work

Ms. JD Announces Global Education Fund

Fall 2010 

Perspectives Magazine "Voices" Column Features Ms. JD Executive Director Jessie Kornberg, "Turning a 'Mad as Hell' Moment into Action," Perspectives: A Magazine for and about Women Lawyers, Vol. 19, No. 2

August 2010

Ms. JD Executive Director Jessie Kornberg Quoted in Legal Intelligencer Article on Dewey's New Diversity Pitch to Potential Clients

Ms. JD Finds Women Dramatically Under-Represented Among Ranks of Law Review Editors-in-Chief

Coverage of the Report in the National Law Journal

Coverage of the Report on Above the Law

June 2010

Ms. JD Announces 2010 Fellowship Winners

Spring 2010

Perspectives Magazine interviews Ms. JD Executive Director Jessie Kornberg, "Are Young Women Turning Their Backs on Law School?"Perspectives: A Magazine for and about Women Lawyers, Vol. 18, No. 4

Winter 2010

Chicago Alliance for Women Profiles Ms. JD's Third Annual Conference for Women in Law: Avenues to Advancement

300 Women Gather for Ms. JD's Third Annual Conference for Women in Law: Avenues to Advancement

March 2010

Executive Director, Jessie Kornberg quoted in Law360 coverage of Law Firm Diversity Reporting Controversy

February 2010

UC Davis Law School Announces Writers in Residence

Law School Podcaster Features Ms. JD

January 2010

Anapata & Ms. JD partner,

Anapata & Ms. JD partnership Announced,

December 2009

Ms. JD Named Top 50 Legal Career Blog, Justice e-Learning

November 2009

Avenues to Advancement Student Workshop Reviewed, The Glass Hammer

April 2008

Work/Life Balance Blog ‘Ms. JD’ Spawns Nat’l Law Student Org., Molly McDonough, ABA Journal

PAR and Ms. JD Announce Essay Contest Winners, The Project for Attorney Retention 

March 2008

Women Lawyers Blog for Workplace Equality: Blogging as a Feminist Legal Method, Alison I. Stein, University of Pennsylvania Law School

February 2007

Yale Law Women Host “Legally Female” Conference; Dean Koh Gives Opening Remarks, Yale Law School

Fall 2007

Women in Law: A Changing Landscape?, Stanford Lawyer

April 2007

'Legally Female' Conference Adresses Gender in Law,

Legally Female Conference Coverage, New York Lawyer (Registration Required)

Panel heralds new ‘Ms. J.D.’ Web log, Yale Daily News

Ms. JD on Wikipedia

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