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Women’s Bar Association of Illinois to Honor Distinguished Litigator and Second Female Chief Justice

For more information, contact: Women’s Bar Association of Illinois 312.341.8530 www.wbaillinois.org Twitter: @wbailinois Facebook: facebook.com/wbaillinois LinkedIn Page #WeAreWBAI #wbai2016 #wbaiAD   WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS TO HONOR DISTINGUISHED LITIGATOR AND SECOND FEMALE CHIEF JUSTICE OF ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT, INSTALL INCOMING PRESIDENT AND BOARD AT ITS  102ND ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER CHICAGO—The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) will kick off a new term of office on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, during its 102nd Annual Installation Dinner at the Chicago Hilton Towers, located at 720 S. Michigan Avenue. The event will feature keynote speaker Mary Cranston and presentation of the Myra Bradwell Woman…

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FREE 6-Month Trial ABA Membership

Ms. JD is proud to share this opportunity with you on behalf of the American Bar Association. The ABA is experiencing an unprecedented era of female leadership. Women are leading the ABA’s Board, task forces, committees and practice specialty groups. You can be part of the ABA’s Community of Powerful Career Women. The ABA is offering a free 6-month trial ABA membership and free practice specialty group. Join by May 31, 2016, for a chance to win a $500 Brooks Brothers gift card. Terms and conditions apply. Photo Credit: American Bar Association 

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Vivia Chen, Creator & Chief Blogger of The Careerist, will Keynote the 2016 Ms. JD Honors Reception

Ms. JD is excited to announce Vivia Chen, Creator and Chief Blogger of the Careerist as well as senior columnist for The American Lawyer, will keynote the 2016 Ms. JD Honors Reception following the Ms. JD 8th Annual Conference, Superwomen JDs. Vivia’s superpower is writing thought provoking pieces about the business and culture of the legal profession. She is known for being incisive, irreverent, and unapologetically provocative. Members of her Super Heroine Fan Club describe her as “honest,” “infuriating,” and “fabulously grumpy.”   Her powers have not gone unnoticed. The Careerist was inducted to the Blog Hall of Fame in…

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Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of the Girl Scouts, will Keynote the 2016 8th Annual Ms. JD Conference

Ms. JD is proud to announce that Anna Maria Chávez, Chief Executive Officer at Girl Scouts of the United States of America, will keynote the 2016 Ms. JD 8th Annual Conference, Superwomen JDs.   Ms. JD chose Anna Maria as the 2016 Ms. JD Keynote because she embodies this year's conference theme, Superwomen JDs. Anna Maria first found her superpowers like many young women, as a Girl Scout, and since then she has always been actively involved in social engagement. Anna Maria pursued a bachelor’s degree in American history from Yale University before aiming her sights on a juris doctorate at the…

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Ms. JD and Microsoft present: Careers in Intellectual Property Law and Technology

Calling all law students interested in pursuing a career in IP Law and young professionals in the Tech industry!  Have you ever wondered: - What steps can I take to work towards a IP/Tech law career? - What are the most challenging and rewarding aspects of working in IP law? - What is a typical day like as an in-house lawyer at a tech company? (The short answer: there is no typical day!) 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…

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Live Talk with White & Case LLP International Partner, Jacquelyn MacLennan

On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, White & Case Partner Jacquelyn MacLennan, a prominent practitioner in the field of international law, spoke one-on-one with Ms. JD about her career via a live webcast moderated by Ms. JD’s Social Media Manager, Katie Day.  Ms. MacLennan is the Head of White & Case’s Global Pro Bono Practice and is also a member of the Firm’s Partnership Committee.  Her career focuses on EU competition law and international customs/trade law.  Ms. MacLennan has extensive experience representing multinational corporations, governments, and trade associations, litigating regularly before the EU and UK courts and representing clients before the…

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Ms. JD and White & Case LLP Present: A Conversation with White & Case Partner Jacquelyn MacLennan

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm • Live Webcast Ms. JD and White & Case LLP Present: A Conversation with White & Case Partner Jacquelyn MacLennan White & Case LLP is a leading global law firm with lawyers in 39 offices in 26 countries.  On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, White & Case Partner Jacquelyn MacLennan, a prominent practitioner in the field of international law, will speak one-on-one with Ms. JD about her career via a live webcast moderated by Ms. JD’s Social Media Manager, Katie Day.  Ms. MacLennan is the Head of White & Case’s Global Pro Bono Practice and is also a member of the…

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