does point out that its report found that the percentage of women in corporate general counsel positions and law school tenured faculty have fared better than women equity partners in law firms.
2007 Summary Report concluded that most part-time positions are held by women with families to raise>>); Catalyst, Lawyers State, supra note 40 a la p 11; Committee on Women in the Profession, supra note 62 a la p 24; The Association for Legal Career Professionals, Most Lawyers Working Part-time Are Women--Overall Number of Lawyers Working Part-time Remains Small, Washington, National Association for Law Placement Inc, 2009 a la p 1.
29) At its February 20, 1981 biennial meeting, NAWL
endorsed the entirety of its Joint Committee submission, specifically the inclusion at the beginning of the Charter of a "purpose clause that indicates that the Charter is designed to create a society in which there is real equality, and which specifies as a primary purpose the intention to apply the Charter equally to men and women.
As president of NAWL
, Kaufman will introduce two new member benefits: the NAWL
Pro Bono Initiative, through which NAWL
will serve as a clearinghouse for pro bono opportunities for.
113) See CHRA Review Panel, supra note 107 at 108; NAWL
99) Rawalt "was a past president of both BPW and NAWL
(the National Association of Women Lawyers), a member of the NWP, and had been the first woman ever elected president of the Federal Bar Association.
She said, "I was seeing it on the news where all of those folks were giving their babies away, and I said, nawl
, I will go ahead and keep it.
CHICAGO -- Today, the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL
[R]) and The NAWL
Foundation[R] released the results of their seventh annual Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms.
Since 1899, NAWL
has been empowering women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated to equality, mutual support and collective success.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN LAWYERS & THE NAWL
FOUNDATION, REPORT OF THE FOURTH ANNUAL NATIONAL SURVEY ON RETENTION AND PROMOTION OF WOMEN IN LAW FIRMS (2009) [hereinafter Fourth Annual National Survey]; see also Elizabeth H.
has been instrumental in improving legislation for women in public policy areas that extreme conservatives oppose: family law, reproductive choice and violence against women.
mentorship program aims to empower women in law school by providing them with professional and social guidance while also giving NAWL
members the opportunity to improve their leadership skills.