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Women’s Progress in the Legal Profession Topic of Nov. 28 Panel Discussion

November 21, 2007 – 
The Women’s Law Forum at Rutgers School of Law–Newark will hold its Second Annual Ladies Day, a panel discussion on the barriers women have overcome to achieve success in law, at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 28. The event takes its name from the bygone practice of some Harvard Law School professors to call on female students to speak in class only once a semester – on Ladies Day. The speakers reflect the diverse perspectives of female attorneys in a variety of practice areas.

What:  Second Annual Ladies Day sponsored by the Rutgers School of Law–Newark Women’s Law Forum 
Who: Twila Perry, professor of law, Rutgers School of Law–Newark
Laurie Carter, vice president and general counsel, the Juilliard School, and executive director of the Juilliard Institute for Jazz Studies 
Nicole Albano, member of the firm, Lowenstein Sandler PC
Catherine Weiss, director of the Division of Public Advocacy, New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate 
Anne Clark, partner, Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, P.C. 
Deborah Fennelly, senior attorney, Legal Services of New Jersey 
Julia Yong-Hee Park, associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Fran Bouchoux, associate dean, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator 
When: 6 – 7 pm, Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Where: Baker Trial Courtroom (1st floor), Rutgers School of Law–Newark