News & Events

Just Out! The PD Profession and Attorney Development in 2011

This report of the results of our 2011 survey of law firm PD leaders is now available from PDQuarterly. To receive a courtesy copy, contact Gaye Mara, my collaborator and the publisher of PD Quarterly, at maraeg [at] profdev [dot] com.


The next WILEF West program will take place on November 1, 2011, 8:30-10:00 a.m., at Latham & Watkins in San Francisco.  The topic is “She’s the Boss: Women Leading Men and Women Leading Women,” and the speakers are all highly accomplished leaders in the legal profession.

College of Law Practice Management

The College of Law Practice Management will hold its annual meeting in Chicago.  We will present the InnovAction awards at that time for initiatives that demonstrate excellence and innovation in managing the practice of law.

October 17, 2011

DLA Piper is hosting a luncheon in Tampa, Florida, where I will talk about “Mentors and Champions: What’s the difference and why does it matter?”

WILEF Gold Standard Certification Awards Lunch

WILEF will honor law firms that have qualified for its Gold Standard Certification for advancing women in leadership.  As Chair of the Certification Committee, I will be presenting awards to certified firms at a special WILEF luncheon in New York. 

Save the Date

The 2011 Hastings Leadership Academy for Women will take place July 20-23, 2011, at University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco.

Professional Development Consortium

I will be co-presenting a program on Online Collaboration in a Global World, Chicago

Professional Development Roundtable for Global Law Firms, Chicago, IL

Professional Development Roundtable for Global Law Firms, Chicago, IL

Construction Women’s Panel

National Association of Women in Construction: Construction Women’s Panel in conjunction with Women in Construction Week.  San Francisco,CA.

Upcoming Speaking Engagement

Women on Top: Managing Life, Work, and Leadership in Your Legal Career, Queen’s Bench, San Francisco.

Global Professional Development Roundtable

The Professional Development Roundtable for Global Law Firms is now accepting new members for 2011.  Information about membership qualifications and registration is provided here.

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