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Women in Law: Policy Perspectives and Personal Progression -- ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED, PLEASE REGISTER AT DOOR

Friday, May 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration for this course is now closed.

Intended Audience:

Members of Women’s Rights Committee, Young Lawyers Section and Public Sector/Non-Profit attorneys may register for $35. Register above as  Law Office Staff.

Law Students FREE. RSVP to

Click Here to download registration form

Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium

Course ID: C053014

Credits: 8 NJ Credits: 2 Ethics; 6 General
8 NY Credits: 2 Ethics; 3 Skills; 3 PP/LPM; Transitional and Non-transitional;

Course Description:

Join us for a full-day conference exploring the policy and practical issues of importance to women in legal practice today. Topics to be discussed include:

Panel 1: The ERA and Why It Still Matters
Panel 2: Violence Against Women: Domestic Violence
Panel 3: Violence Against Women: Human Trafficking

Keynote Address: Maya Wiley, Counsel to the Mayor

Panel 4: Work/Life Issues
  • Part 1: Paid Leave -- Legislation and Initiatives
  • Part 2: Achieving Balance in the Workplace

Panel 5: Job Transitioning: How to Find the Job You REALLY Want

Panel 6: Ethically and Effectively Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace

Lunch will be provided. The Edith Spivack Women’s Rights award will be presented to Rachel Lloyd, GEMS, during the luncheon program.


Keynote Speaker: Maya Wiley, Counsel to the Mayor

Program Co-sponsors: NYCLA's Women's Rights Committee and Young Lawyers Section

Program Chairs: Minna Elias and Joana Lucashuk, Chairs, NYCLA's Women's Rights Committee

Faculty: Taina Bien-Aime, CATW; Maureen Curtis, Bronx Criminal Justice Programs for Safe Horizon; Donna Dolan, , Executive Director, New York Paid Leave Coalition; Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme, Pryor Cashman LLC; Deborah Epstein Henry, Founder & President, Law & Reorder, a Division of Flex-Time Lawyers LLC; Amy Gewirtz, New Directions for Attorneys; Carol Joyner, Labor Project for Working Families; Chris Imperiolli, Safe Horizon; Ari Kaplan, Ari Kaplan Advisors; Sherry Leiwant, A Better Balance; Wanda Lucibello,DA's Office, Kings County, Chief, Special Victims Division; Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin, Esq., Career Coach; Jessica Neuwirth, Equality Now; Hon. Richard Lee Price, NYS Sup. Ct., Bronx County; Veronica Rendon, Arnold & Porter; Jane Ungaro, Sr. Corporate Counsel, ZoetisJohn Temple, Human Trafficking Program, NY County DA's Office; Maria Vullo, Paul Weiss


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