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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending January 3

State's oldest lawyer dies at 104 Sallie Ruperti Springmeyer, one of the first women lawyers in Nevada and the oldest of the state's lawyers, dies at the age of 104.Lady litigator: Hicks first female lawyer at Goddard & GambleDiane M. Hicks becomes the first woman attorney to be hired in that capacity with the all-male law firm of Goddard & Gamble. Houston lawyer `able to defy long odds'Linda Addison, one of only 17 women to make the "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America" list, is profiled.Cynthia Lummis announces she will run for CongressLawyer Cynthia Lummis, a former Wyoming state treasurer…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending December 21

USC alumna became a lawyer in the 1930s despite gender biasPhyllis Norton Cooper, a woman who attended law school in the 1930s, is remembered for her many achievements.Women Setting New Records as State Supreme Court JudgesLeah 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 habitMaureen Mahoney, a Latham Watkins attorney who has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court 18 times, is praised for…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending December 14

Fighting the Subtler Side of SexismLorelie Masters, the president of the Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia, offers thoughts on "the soft bigotry of low expectations." Networking groups help Hispanic women get ahead Anne Marie Estevez, an employment lawyer at Morgan Lewis & Bockius in Miami mentors Hispanic women lawyers.Tara gets bad rap by Grant lawyers 

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