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Submit Your Nominations for the 2020 Ms. JD Honors Awards!

Ms. JD is proud to continue honoring exceptional women and men making contributions to the advancement of women in the legal profession through Ms. JD Honors. The Ms. JD Honors Reception will take place in connection with Ms. JD’s 12th annual conference, When Women Lead, at Northwestern Law on March 13, 2020. The Ms. JD Honors awards will celebrate those who demonstrate passion for their careers and share that passion with other men and women. Nominations are due by Friday, January 17th.   Below is a description of the awards and instructions for submitting nominations. Woman of Inspiration Award - To a woman who, regardless of her practice area or type…

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KatieDay

Join Ms. JD as our Social Media Coordinator!

Do you have crazy social media skills? Is your smart phone always ready to Tweet, Pin, and Post? Do you have a passion for women helping women? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be just the person we are looking for!  Ms. JD is seeking a part-time Social Media Coordinator to join us as an independent contractor to help build and manage our social media outreach strategies. As an independent contractor, the Social Media Coordinator will exercise her or his own independent judgment and discretion to support Ms. JD’s online presence. What will you be doing? As…

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KatieDay

Join Ms. JD—We’re seeking a Volunteer NWLSO Director!

Ms. JD is seeking a volunteer Director for our National Women Law Students’ Organization (NWLSO) program! NWLSO's goal is to support female law students, in whatever capacity that may be, from brainstorming events to connecting chapters and affiliates with potential speakers to providing a blogging platform where your writing will be featured on a site that receives over 27,000 visitors per month. Quite simply, NWLSO exists to support all women law students.   The volunteer NWLSO Director will work with Ms. JD’s CEO to help grow and develop Ms. JD’s NWLSO program. This includes: -Compiling and sending a monthly NWLSO…

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KatieDay

Book Review and Q&A with Lauren Stiller Rikleen, Author of The Shield of Silence

I had the distinct pleasure of getting an early copy of Lauren Stiller Rikleen’s new book The Shield of Silence: How Power Perpetuates a Culture of Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace. This book is truly a must read for anyone in the workforce! The research Lauren shares is surprising and compelling and her tips for both employees and companies are spot on. Although I was not expecting to, I found myself personally relating to the experiences and behaviors studied by this book. It goes far beyond the typical sexual harassment discussion and dives into many other prevalent and problematic…

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Webinar: What You Need to Know About Going Solo or Starting Your Own Firm

On May 22, 2019, Ms. JD board member, Katie Day hosted a webinar featuring Nicole Galli, founder of The Law Offices of N.D. Galli and President and Founder of Women Owned Law. The webinar focused on tips and tricks for lawyers who are considering going solo or starting their own firm. Check out the full webinar below to hear Nicole's advice and get some great resources! About Nicole Galli: Nicole D. Galli is the founder and Managing Partner of the Law Offices of N.D. Galli LLC, a litigation and intellectual property law firm headquartered in Philadelphia, with an office in…

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Webinar: Speak Up: Advocating for Yourself and Your Career

On April 4, 2019, Ms. JD board member, Katie Day hosted a webinar featuring career consultant/ author/ speaker Debbie Epstein Henry that focused on how to be an advocate for yourself and how to advocate for your career. What are some tips for asking for a raise? How do you self-promote? Are you effectively growing your network? Watch below to find out! About Debbie Epstein Henry Debbie Epstein Henry is an expert, consultant, best-selling author and public speaker on careers, workplaces, women and law.  For 20 years, hundreds of news outlets have featured her work including The New York Times, NBC Nightly News, National…

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Webinar: Speak Up: Finding Your Voice and Taking Charge of Your Career

On March 6, 2019, Ms. JD Board Member Katie Day sat down with Jodi Flynn, Executive Coach and Founder of Women Taking the Lead for a webinar on speaking up. In this webinar, Jodi shares three stumbling blocks to speaking up and provides practical solutions. Want to learn more about speaking up? Join Ms. JD on March 14-15 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law for "Speak Up" our 11th Annual Conference on Women in the Law. Have questions about the stumbling blocks Jodi discusses? Want to pick her brain? Shoot her an email at jodi@womentakingthelead.com.  About Jodi Jodi Flynn of…

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KatieDay

Announcing the 2018 Ms. JD Honors Recipients!

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2018 Ms. JD Honors Awards! Sharing Her Passion Award - To a woman who has practiced for more than ten years who is inspiring younger women lawyers through sponsorship, mentorship, and sharing her passion for the practice. Awardee: Leslie Richards-Yellen Women's Strength in Numbers Award - To two or more women who have partnered with one another to create a unique program, business, or organization. Awardees: Enieda Roman and Betty Francisco with the Latina Circle Road Less Traveled Award - To a woman who is using her J.D. in a unique, non-traditional, way to pursue an issue or cause that…

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Announcing the Ms. JD NWLSO Leadership Academy Class of 2017!

On September 22-23, 2017, Ms. JD will host our inaugural NWLSO Leadership Academy at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA!   We have an outstanding group of law students that make up our inaugural class. All have shown a commitment to elevating the standing of women in the legal profession and exceptional leadership skills. For more information about the Leadership Academy, click HERE. Please join us in congratulating the Ms. JD NWLSO Leadership Academy Class of 2017! Alexis Soto, Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law Ashleigh Thornton, Stetson University College of Law Ayesha Haq, University of Cincinnati College of Law Ayisha McHugh, Columbia…

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ABALCC #LegalCareerChat Featuring Ms. JD’s President, Raychelle Tasher

On June 28th, Ms. JD joined ABA Legal Career Central for a #LegalCareerChat featuring Ms. JD President, Raychelle Tasher. Raychelle shared her tips for taking on leadership roles as a new lawyer or law student, how she got involved in the ABA and Ms. JD, and advice for those interested in clerking. Check out a recap of the chat below!   [View the story "#LegalCareerChat Featuring Ms. JD's Raychelle Tasher" on Storify]  

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