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Thank You For Attending LaddHer Up

Thank You for Attending LaddHer Up With Ms. J.D. On October 18-19, 2018, Ms. JD brought over 30 women general counsel and 50 early career associates together at the Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa, California for its inaugural LaddHer Up retreat!  LaddHer Up’s unique program provided great general counsel networking opportunities, interesting expert workshops, small group recreational activities and 2:1 career meet-ups where each general counsel informally provided career advice to associates. Avery Blank gave great advice on negotiating your career effectively during her "PowHer Up to Negotiate Your Career" discussion.     There are many misconceptions about the…

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National Survey on the Value of Diversity

A nationwide Valuing Diversity Survey is being conducted by the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession’s (IILP) Social Impact Incubator to gain information about how various legal professionals value diversity and inclusion work. The IILP Social Impact Incubator is gathering anonymous data from a wide cross section of attorneys regarding their experiences with diversity and inclusion programs, committees, and other related activities in the profession. Just as diversity and inclusion related activities vary among firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, and other legal industry employers, the importance of participation and the value of the time invested on those activities…

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Ms. JD. Meets BellaNové—Maternity Clothing Rentals for the Working Professionals

Jenny Leung is the founder of BellaNové, a maternity clothing subscription service that rents out sophisticated maternity wear for today’s modern woman. Her story is one that many women can relate to and is the catalyst behind why she left a career in corporate America to start this company, helping women such as those in Ms. JD. The story begins 2 years ago in sunny LA, where Jenny worked full time while pursuing her MBA at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Many of her friends, all of them working professionals in a variety of fields from finance to medicine to…

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Opportunities in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Office of the Chief Counsel Civilian Honors Program

Are you currently a 3L or an LLM student in law school? Are you interested in working in public service? Ms. J.D. would like to direct your attention to an opportunity provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers's Office of the Chief Counsel. See below; The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Office of the Chief Counsel selects a limited number of graduating law students and judicial law clerks to participate in the Civilian Honors Program.  Through the Honors Program, we place highly qualified graduating students and judicial clerks in positions throughout our over 50 offices worldwide. The program provides…

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Introducing the Zehl & Associates, P.C., New and Improved Law Scholarship

We at Ms. J.D. are always here as a resource for students from pre-law onward. So, if you are a high school or college student consider applying for a new scholarship provided by Zehl & Assocites. See the information below:  Zehl & Associates is very excited to tell you that we are offering a $2,000 scholarship. Zehl & Associates is interested in knowing how you would improve the legal system. Would you create a new law? Is there a current law that you would improve upon? If so, what would you do and what details would be changed.  Eligibility Requirements In…

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