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Apply to Join the Ms. JD Board of Directors

Ms. JD is seeking diverse individuals in the legal community with an interest in leadership who are passionate about improving the experiences of women law students and lawyers to join our Board of Directors. Ms. JD is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to ensuring the success of aspiring and early career women lawyers. Ms. JD is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of law students and attorneys, who are supported by our Chief Executive Officer, a small group of independent contractors, and our vast network of volunteers. Ms. JD is a 501(c)(3), incorporated in California. Participation as a…

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Virtual Bar Exam Summit (June 5-7)

Ms. JD is proud to serve as a Community Sponsor for this free Virtual Bar Exam Summit hosted by Vinco Prep: Join former Ms. JD Writer-in-Residence and Owner of Vinco Prep, Keriann Stout, in three days of free, virtual programming to examine bar preparation strategies and study tips.  Register here.

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Remembering RBG

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately nicknamed the Notorious RBG, passed away on Friday, September 18, at the age of eighty-seven. The second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, and first Jewish female justice, Justice Ginsburg is remembered fondly for her continued effort to advance rights through her progressive court opinions, and even steamier dissents, as well as her own work as a lawyer and professor in serving as a champion of equality between the sexes.  When asked for one word to describe Justice Ginsburg, Ms. JD community members used words like “inspirational,” “iconic,” “trailblazer,” and “visionary.” In celebrating her accomplishments, it is important to…

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Ms. JD Virtual Toolkit: Refining your Business Development Plan for Evolving Times (6/18)

Ms. JD Virtual Toolkit Webinar Series "Refining your Business Development Plan for Evolving Times" featuring Diane Darling, Host of the Virtual Cafe, McGraw-Hill Author, Virtual Speaker, LinkedIn Aficionado, Consultant, and Coach Register today at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/4115917102409/WN_3MeZC8QLQfCneuZS54iUKg

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Ms. JD Virtual Toolkit: Finding Balance in the Chaos of Busyness (6/16)

Ms. JD Virtual Toolkit: Finding Balance in the Chaos of Busyness featuring Tricia Timm, General Counsel of Looker, a division of Google Cloud as of February 2020 Register today at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/2415917100167/WN_D46UDK6dQ7OcODLReQqiGQ

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How to Design an Engaging Virtual Summer Associate Program (6/24 at 12 PM)

How to Design an Engaging Virtual Summer Associate Program featuring Ms. JD CEO Danielle Allison & Digital Project Masters Founder and CEO Erica Peterson  ~Wednesday, June 24 at 12 PM ET~ rescheduled from 6/17     RSVP  https://www.linkedin.com/events/howtodesignanengagingvirtualsum6677019129209249793/  

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Ms. JD Virtual Toolkit: Making This Moment Matter (6/9)

"Making This Moment Matter" featuring Tara Murray, Social Justice Advocate, Human Rights Lawyer, and former Public Defender in conversation with Sarah June Benjamin, Ms. JD's Public Interest and Advocacy Director Register today at https://bit.ly/msjdwebinar2

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Ms. JD Virtual Watch Party: Director Ava DuVernay’s 13th (on Netflix)

Ms. JD invites you to gather up your friends, family, and housemates to join our watch party of 13th on Sunday, June 8th at 8 PM ET via Netflix. This Oscar-nominated documentary from director Ava DuVernay provides a comprehensive look at the United States prison system and its disproportionate impact on Black Americans, as well as the United States' history of racial inequality.  RSVP TODAY: http://bit.ly/msjdwatchparty2

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Ms. JD Virtual Toolkit: Allyship in the Legal Profession (6/4 at 2 PM ET)

Ms. JD Virtual Toolkit Webinar Series "Allyship in the Legal Profession" featuring Maleaha Brown, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and Ms. JD Board Chair,  in conversation with Jessie Kornberg, Co-Chair of LA Represents and Incoming President and CEO of the Skirball Cultural Center Register today at https://bit.ly/msjdwebinar1

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Straight Talk About Parenting in the Time of COVID-19 (5/28 at 12 PM ET & PT)

We invite you to join our Virtual Pizza Party on Thursday, May 28 at 12 PM ET and 12 PM PT featuring Liz Polizzi Oertle, CEO and Co-founder of Nanno.com. You bring the pizza, and we'll bring an engaging conversation about parenting as well as an activity page for kids to perform in the meantime.  RSVP here: https://lnkd.in/dQvqx2S

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