By Ms. JD Weekly Roundup • December 20, 2007•Ms. JD, Ms. JD Weekly Roundup
Phyllis Norton Cooper, a woman who attended law school in the 1930s, is remembered for her many achievements.
Leah Ward Sears, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia; Patricia Timmons-Goodson, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina; and Carol Hunstein, Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia discuss their paths to the judiciary.Former Qwest CEO's attorney has made winning a habit
Maureen Mahoney, a Latham Watkins attorney who has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court 18 times, is praised for her oral advocacy.Fired US attorney says she kept low profile while hunting for new job
Margaret Chiara, one of the U.S. Attorneys who was allegedly fired for political reasons, has a new position as general counsel for a bipartisan federal commission looking at prison rape.
Lawyer Jennifer Blum is a wide receiver for the New York Sharks, which is part of the Independent Women's Football League.Female prosecutors make their mark
Female prosecutors in Texarkana are praised in an article you'll either love or hate due to its use of expressions like "They’re tougher than they look" and "Break the law in Texarkana and the lawyer prosecuting your case may just be wearing a skirt and perfume."
West Virginia's Legal Journal considers strategies to improve law firms, including "looking for unique ways to retain female lawyers and managers who believe motherhood is as important as a successful career."
Shaheed Fatima, who practices international law, human rights, public law and commercial law at Blackstone Chambers, is awarded Human Rights Lawyer of the Year in London.
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