Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • EiO and The Hive, 5304 Charlotte Avenue, 37209

    We are changing it up this month and meeting for breakfast! Arrive when your schedule allows and order and pay for your food/drinks at the counter. LAW will have a space reserved to eat and mingle. There's parking at and around the restaurant. Here is a copy of the menu for you to review ahead of time.

    • Tuesday, October 03, 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Bass Berry & Sims, 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 2800, Nashville, TN 37201

    Diversity & the Law: A Historical Perspective is a unique program offering a candid conversation—featuring speakers such as Gregg RamosAbby RubenfeldMargaret BehmHal HardinJulian Blackshear, and others—about our shared history of exclusion and eventual inclusion of all attorneys into the Nashville Bar.

    LAW is partnering organization for this event.  Register at nashvillebar.org


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    • Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Neal & Harwell,PLC, 1201 Demonbreun Street, Suite 1000, Nashville, TN 37203

    The LAW mentoring and Member Development Committee is kicking off a new Mentoring Circles program this year. The program is modeled after "Lean in Circles" and consists of small peer groups that meet regularly to learn and grow together. If you are interested in planning the kickoff, plan to attend the planning meeting at Noon on September 14th (222nd 2nd Avenue North, 2nd Floor Conference Center)!

    After you register for the Kickoff, email either Chambre Malone (chambre.malone@gmail.com) or Jennifer Moreno (jennifer.moreno@nashville.gov) and tell them your practice area(s).

    • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Student Life Center, Vanderbilt University, 310 25th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240
    HISTORY  The Marion Griffin Women's Symposium was established by the Lawyers' Association for Women - Marion Griffin Chapter after LAW was awarded cy pres funds designated "for the general benefit of and advancement of women."

     MISSION  To advance women within the legal profession and encourage women lawyers to assume social and political leadership roles.

     VISION


     To promote discourse among women lawyers through speakers of national prominence to achieve equality.

    The inaugural Marion Griffin Women's Symposium will establish a unique collaborative forum on justice in the United States and its impact on women in fields ranging from the arts to technology. Participants will enjoy a keynote address from Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, who served as the first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women's Issues.

    Share a complete Symposium Packet or Symposium Flyer with others!    
         
     Sponsorship Opportunities

                                

    TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF THE DAY'S EVENTS

     11:00  A.M. Event Registration
     12:00 P.M. Lunch
    "When Women Progress, the
    World  Progresses:  A Global Women's
    Strategy to Opportunity, Growth,
    Progress, and Equality"

    Keynote Speaker Melanne Verveer, former   
    U.S Ambassador for Global Women's Issues
      1:30 P.M. Break
      1:40 P.M. Breakout Session I (Attendees choose
    among available sessions.)
      2:40 P.M. Break and Refreshments
      2:50 P.M. Breakout Sessions II (Attendees choose
    among available sessions.)
      3:50 P.M. Break and Refreshments 
      4:00 P.M. Panel Discussion
      5:00 P.M. Cocktail and Networking Mixer 
      6:00 P.M. Dismiss 

    Included with Symposium Admission:  Catered Lunch, Afternoon Refreshments and Cocktail and Networking Mixer                                        

    3.5 hours of CLE Credit Anticipated

    Breakout Group and Panel Discussion Topics

    Conquering Gender Bias as an Entrepreneur in the Tech Sector

    A Picture Worth (Less Than) a Thousand Words? Women, the arts, and Equality

    Closing the Gap: Pay Inequity for Women

    How Diversity, Inclusion, and Compliance Build a Better Law Practice and Enhance the Legal Profession

    Violence on College Campuses: Is Title IX Providing Equal Access to Educational Opportunities for Women?

    Door Prizes

    Cost:

    $250  Founder's Circle
    $150  LAW Members
    $175  Non-Members
    $125  Public Interest/Government
     Service Attorneys
    $  50  Law School Students
     (lunch not included)   

    A limited number of tickets will be reserved for those demonstrating need for financial assistance.



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    • Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    • 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Music City Center Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom A, 201 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203

    Join LAW in celebrating 40 years of the New Admittees' Breakfast! The breakfast is recognized as the signature event in Middle Tennessee honoring new attorneys on the day they are sworn in by the Tennessee Supreme Court. The event is attended by more than 300 new admittees, judges, local bar dignitaries, and attorneys. 


    This year we welcome keynote speaker:  Penny J. White, Former Tennessee Supreme Court Justice and E.E. Overton Distinguished Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, and Interim Director of Clinical Programs at the University of Tennessee College of Law.

     


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