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Arianna Huffington Keynotes 5th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Luncheon

April 14th, 2014

On April 11, more than 530 alumni, faculty, students, and friends joined the Center for Women in Law at The University of Texas School of Law for its Fifth Anniversary Celebration and Awards Luncheon.   The celebration featured Arianna Huffington as the keynote speaker and took place Friday, April 11th at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin.  [...]

Center for Women in Law hosts the Women in Law Institute

March 20th, 2014

The Center for Women in Law held the Women in Law Institute on Saturday, February 22nd.  Described by one partner at a top law firm as “the most practical tool I’ve encountered in my 20 years of practicing,” the Women in Law Institute is an all-day intensive workshop for law students, judicial clerks, [...]

Center for Women in Law Partners with Ms. JD to host Ms. JD’s Sixth Annual Conference on Women in the Law

March 20th, 2014

The Center for Women in Law partnered with Ms. JD to host Ms. JD’s Sixth Annual Conference on Women in the Law on February 21st.
Themed Passion Forward, Ms. JD’s Sixth Annual Conference on Women in the Law encouraged women to find, display, and express their passion in the legal practice. Through structured workshops, [...]

Yvonne Puig Featured in Law360’s Female Powerbrokers Q&A

February 11th, 2014

Center for Women in Law Founding Member Yvonne Puig was featured in Law360’s Female Powerbrokers Q&A: Norton Rose’s Yvonne Puig. In the article, Yvonne discusses her experience rising through the ranks and the challenges of occupying a senior level position in law.
In addition, Yvonne recommends action that law firms should take to increase [...]

Linda Addison and Janiece Longoria Accept 2013 Texas Exes’ Distinguished Alumnus Award

November 21st, 2013

Center for Women in Law Founding Members Linda Addison and Janiece Longoria accepted the 2013 Texas Exes’ Distinguished Alumnus Award on November 1. Awarded annually, the Distinguished Alumnus Awards recognize as many as six University of Texas graduates who have distinguished themselves through profound leadership, impact, and commitment to service.
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Jane Snoddy Smith Featured in Texas Lawyer

November 14th, 2013

Center for Women in Law Founding Member Jane Snoddy Smith was featured on the cover of Texas Lawyer in the article Reigning Women: Women Equity Partners Talk Rainmaking and Creating Their Own Networks. In the article, large firm female equity partners detail the business development techniques used to cultivate their network of [...]

Center for Women in Law Accepting Applications for In-House Coaching Group

November 14th, 2013

The Center for Women in Law is now accepting applications for the 2014 In-House Coaching group. Intended for female in-house counsel looking to accelerate their careers, the program will involve six face-to-face coaching sessions led by Catherine Lamboley, General Counsel of Shell Oil (ret.), and Linda Chanow, Executive Director of the Center [...]

Janiece Longoria Talks to Students About Building a Leadership Portfolio

November 14th, 2013

On October 29, Houston attorney Janiece Longoria discussed her experience establishing a leadership portfolio with University of Texas law students at the Center for Women in Law’s Tuesday Power Lunch Series.
“Janiece has held some of the most influential positions in Texas including former Vice Chairman of the University of Texas System Board of [...]

Katherine Larkin-Wong: 10 Things Every New Lawyer Should Do—Right Now

November 12th, 2013

President of Ms. JD Katherine Larkin-Wong published 10 Things Every New Lawyer Should Do—Right Now in The Careerist. In the article, Katherine delves into the lessons learned from Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and applies them to the lives of associates settling into new jobs.
Katherine Larkin-Wong is a litigation associate at the San Francisco [...]

Andrews Kurth Attorneys Kathleen Wu and Kathleen Tarbox Discuss Path to Success

October 30th, 2013

On October 22, Dallas real estate lawyer Kathleen Wu discussed facilitating a successful career in law with a group of University of Texas law students at the Center for Women in Law’s Tuesday Power Lunch Series. Joined by Andrews Kurth 4th year associate Kathleen Tarbox, Wu shared stories and advice garnered from [...]

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