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CWIL Founder Robin Russell Receives Louise B. Raggio Award

June 27th, 2014

Center for Women in Law Founding Member Robin Russell received the State Bar of Texas Women and the Law Section Louise B. Raggio Award in recognition of her work addressing the needs and issues affecting women both in the legal profession and in the community. Robin received the award Friday, […]

Alia Derrick Named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List

June 23rd, 2014

University of Texas School of Law alumna Alia Derrick, Associate, Jackson Walker L.L.P., was named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List. Read the full story.
The Center for Women in Law congratulates Alia on this well-deserved honor.

Linda Addison Elected U.S. Managing Partner for Norton Rose Fulbright

June 13th, 2014

Center for Women in Law Founding Member and Immediate Past-President Linda L. Addison was elected U.S. Managing Partner for Norton Rose Fulbright. The ballots were counted on May 23 and the firm announced the results on June 10. Read the full story in a Texas Lawyer article

CWIL Founding Member Kimberly Bowers: From GC to CEO

May 14th, 2014

Read about Center for Women in Law Founding Member Kimberly S. Bowers, CEO of CST Brands, in UT Law‘s spring 2014 article “Kimberly Bowers: From GC to CEO” here.

Center for Women in Law Leader-in-Residence Profiled by Law360

May 2nd, 2014

Roberta D. Liebenberg, Senior Partner, Fine Kaplan and Black, R.P.C. and Center for Women in Law Leader-in-Residence was interviewed by Law360 as a part of their ‘Female Powerbrokers Q&A’ series. The full article can be read here.

Video: Arianna Huffington Keynotes 5th Anniversary & Awards Luncheon

April 22nd, 2014

Arianna Huffington keynoted the Center for Women in Law’s 5th Anniversary & Awards Luncheon which took place Friday, April 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. Introductory remarks were given by Linda L. Addison, Managing Partner U.S., Norton Rose Fulbright. Huffington discussed the themes in […]

Mary Cranston’s HWCLA Acceptance Speech as featured in the Huffington Post

April 14th, 2014

During her acceptance speech for the inaugural Hortense Ward Courageous Leader Award, Mary B. Cranston – Retired Senior Partner and Immediate Past Chair of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP – emphasized the important role that the “sisterhood” played in securing opportunity for her generation of women lawyers. […]

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, […]

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