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Women in the Law

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Lightfoot Franklin & White
Birmingham, AL

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LATEST NEWSLETTER2014 Women In The Law Committee - Sharing Success Volume 4 Issue 1.pdf

Committee Overview

We connect the more than 6,000 women who are DRI members by:

  • Providing opportunities to develop and strengthen relationships, facilitating business growth and professional development;
  • Supporting women's career advancement by providing a forum for leadership, education and professional development;
  • Raising awareness about issues of interest to women lawyers.
  • To further its mission, the DRI Women in the Law Committee:

  • Hosts an annual Seminar to enhance legal education and provide networking opportunities;
  • Provides speaking and publication opportunities to committee members;
  • Identifies emerging issues and items of interest to women lawyers, ensuring that WITL members are informed;
  • Seeks opportunities to speak to issues of concern to WITL and its members;
  • Partners with other DRI committees and task forces to strengthen the programming, education and development of all DRI members while furthering DRI's commitment to diversity; and
  • Provides leadership opportunities as a foundation for further involvement in DRI generally.
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