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What Passion Forward Means to Us: An Inside Look into What Makes Ms. JD Passionate

It is an incredible feeling for the board members of Ms. JD to be able to say that we are in full swing of preparing for our Sixth Annual Conference on Women and the Law, Passion Forward!  Although it may not seem significant at first, this conference represents a huge marker in Ms. JD’s short, but sweet, life as a non-profit. Ms. JD started out as the brainchild of several extremely intelligent and proactive female law students from law schools around the country, and is now a nationally recognized non-profit with eleven board members and an incredibly supportive and encouraging…

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How Passion Forward Came to Be: Our Inspiration for Our Spring 2014 Passion Forward Conference in Austin, Texas

Every year, the Ms. JD Board of Directors works hard to bring law students and young lawyers new information and advice to propel your success within the legal profession. To do this, we rely on our daily blog posts, our many programs, and our annual conference.The amount of time, hard work, blood (okay, okay, no blood—that I know of), sweat, and tears that goes into planning our annual conference is great to say the least. Without exaggeration, the better part of each year is spent planning and preparing for the conference that lies ahead. Although it may sound like a…

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Fifteen Things You Didn’t Know About Ms. JD Board Member Courtney Gabbara

1. I love everything Michigan (the state, not the school)! Seriously, I am a diehard Michigander. When you ask me where I'm from, I will not hesitate to bring out my map of Michigan (my right hand) and show you.  The history alone should be enough to sell people (Motown, Motor City, the Spirit of Detroit), not to mention the gorgeous seasons, the apple picking, the lakes, and the people!                             2. In my lifetime, I have earned myself over 25 nicknames, almost all of which have stuck. Cabba…

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