The 2013 Ms. JD Fellows published a free e-book titled Acing Law School. As their 3L year came to a close, Yingying Zeng, Rebecca Prybell, Irene Lehne, Celina Caban, Brenda Villanueva, and Anisha Gupta took the time to sit down with Ms. JD Board Member, Raychelle Tasher and Ms. JD's Programs Manager, Laura Bladow. In a Google Hangout, the Fellows took some time to reflect back on their three years of law school. They share their insight on everything from being a first generation law student to finding diversity in law school, and ultimately how each of them plans to use their law degrees to give back to their communities.
On October 27, 2014, Ms. JD sat down with Paulette Brown, the President-Elect of the American Bar Association. She spent an hour answering Ms. JD community members' questions. Ms. Brown is the first African-American woman to lead the ABA. Ms. Brown is also a labor and employment law partner and chief diversity officer at Edwards Wildman Palmer and has served in many other positions, including as in-house counsel to Fortune 500 companies and a municipal court judge. In private practice, she has focused on all facets of labor and employment and commercial litigation.
Julie Petrini, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Danielle Johnston Holmes Associate General Counsel, and Jennifer Ivan, Assistant General Counsel of Microsoft spoke with Ms. JD Board Member, Nicole Chiu-Wang, to answer your questions and share their insights on how succeed in Intellectual Property and technology law at any stage in your career.
Sexual and domestic violence has dominated many headlines over the past few months. This webinar focuses on what law students and lawyers should be aware of and what they can do to help. The webinar is presented by previous Ms. JD Honors recipient Cara Tuttle Bell, Director of Project Safe at Vanderbilt University, and Nashville Assistant District Attorneys Leandra Varney and Megan McNabb King.