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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending July 18, 2008

Women Lawyers and the City: Where Are They? Gender Differences in the Legal Profession National Association of Women Lawyers Hosts 4th Annual General Counsel Institute Kirsten Scheurer Branigan Revives New Jersey Women Lawyers Association The National Association of Women Lawyers Urges a New Game Plan for Retaining Women at Firms The Ugandan Federation of Women Lawyers Opens its Offices Law Firms Get 'How To' Checklist for Advancing Women into Leadership Roles

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending July 11, 2008

A Sweet Networking Event for Women at Greenberg Traurig Women Lawyers to Defend Assaulted Ugandan Member of Parliament Women in the Profession Summit Panel: Communication with In-House Counsel Key for Female Attorneys Australia's Challenge to the Legal Boys' Club Div. Eight Presiding Justice Candace Cooper to Retire Australian Professional Women Too Busy to Raise a Family

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending June 27, 2008

Pennsylvania Bar Association Report Gives Snapshot of Women Lawyers' ProgressAustralian Business Reports that Glass Ceiling Still Firmly in PlaceCanadian Lawsuit Alleges Sexist Practices of One of Canada's Top-Tier Law FirmsAustralian Firm Gilbert & Tobin Beats the Benchmark for Promoting WomenBreaking Free: In Pursuit of Setting a Work-Life Balance - Canadians are Downing Blackberries, Declining Overtime and Daring to Do LessPrivate Profession in Australia is Still Excluding Women from Partnership Positions

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Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending June 20, 2008

Allegheny County Bar Association's Gender Equality Unit Targets Pay DisparityCynthia McClain-Hill, Esq., Top L.A. Lawyer, Noted Public Policy Counselor, Chosen to Lead the United States' Largest Organization of Women-Owned BusinessesInternational Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Donates Food Items and Money to Orphans in NigeriaNew Brooklyn Bar Association President Diana Szochet Reflects on a Life of InvolvementCommentary: Expanding Work-Life Balance Issues - Fathers Seek Work-Life Balance TooJurist Sandra L. Lynch's Career of Firsts Hits a Milestone as She is Being Sworn in as Head of Appeals Court

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending June 13, 2008

Headlines Theatre & the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law Showcase a New Performance: "WOMEN IN LAW: An Interactive Theatre Event About Culture, Gender & Law"Betty Roberts, Oregon's First Female Court Justice, Shares Her Story in a New Book (Ed. Note: Watch for this book to be featured in the Ms. JD Summer Book Series.)All-Female Buffalo Law Firm Accentuates the Feminine in its AdsActivist Lawyer Jean King Saluted by the Veteran Feminists of AmericaVeteran Feminists of America Honors Feminist Lawyers Featuring Justice GinsburgEl Paso Attorney Kathleen Walker to Join Council on Foreign Relations Task ForceCreating Domestic Labor Equality: "When…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending June 6th, 2009

Pakistani Female Lawyers Happy with Quota for Female Judges in Constitutional PackageBar Examines Dress Code Issue:  Cocktail Shoes Appropriate?Thorp Reed & Armstrong Partner Kimberly A. Brown Receives 2008 Lynette Norton Award from the Pennsylvania Bar AssociationSan Francisco Bar Association Seminar to Focus on Mentoring Women of ColorCommentary: A Win-Win Alternative Work PolicyABA's Predatory Feminist LawyersPoll: How Often do you Dryclean Suits?

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending May 30, 2008

Leading N.Y. Women Partners Meet at the Kate Stoneman Project Power BreakfastStudy Finds that Female Lawyers are More Likely to Practice in Firms and Less Likely to Make PartnerReport on Retaining Women Lawyers Approved by the Ontario Law SocietyCommentary: Legal Profession Need to Evaluate and Overhaul Itself to Retain WomenAndrews Kurth LLP Partner Kathleen J. Wu Recognized Among Texas' Most Powerful and Influential WomenScotland Celebrates Its First All-Female Bench

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending May 23, 2008

London Times Reports that the Gender Pay Gap is Still a Huge Problem in the Legal ProfessionAre Successful Woman Avoiding Motherhood?General Mills' Roderick Palmore Brings GCs and Law Firms Together To Discuss Diversity and Retention of Women in the WorkplaceLawyers Rate Female Jurists as Less Courteous Than MenWomen's Bar Association Honors Justice Ginsburg and Mary KennardHuman Rights Lawyer Professor Catharine MacKinnon to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Hebrew University Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Alameda County District Attorney Tom Orloff Fails

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending May 16, 2008

Women in Small Firms are Leaving the Law Over Lack of Maternity LeaveNigerian Governor Peter Obi Tasks the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) to Assume More Responsibilities in the Present Effort to Change SocietyWork-Life Balance for Lawyers - Sullivan and Cromwell Achieves Top Adoption-Friendly Workplace RankingEthiopian Lawyer Meaza Ashenafi Builds Strong Foundation for Women's RightsBrunswick County Women's Bar Association Promotes Women Working for Women250 Delegates Attend the Second World Meeting on Women, Gender and the Law in Havana

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending May 9, 2008

Retired San Diego Court Judge Patricia A. Yim Cowette Awarded the Joan Dempsey Klein Distinguished Jurist AwardSecretary of the Employment Lawyers Association Reports that Employers Need to Implement Policies to Prevent Women Being Discriminated Against at WorkCindy Weber Named One of D.C.'s Top Ten Copyright and Trademark LawyersFirst Woman in the U.S. to be Admitted to the Bar Honored at Iowa Wesleyan CollegePregnancy Discrimination Problem in Biglaw?Attorney Amy Lepine Runs for San Diego City Attorney

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