About GCI 10: The General Counsel Institute is designed to increase the effectiveness of in-house women lawyers at the top tiers of their corporate law departments. This annual program targets in-house counsel who want to build professional and management skills to improve the functioning of their practice groups or legal departments and their interaction with C-suite executives with focus on pressure points, strategic decision-making, measurements of success for in-house counsel and what it takes to improve such skills. The General Counsel Institute is collegial and interactive and a terrific opportunity to talk and network with the presenters and professionals from Fortune 500 companies. … [Read more...] about GCI (General Counsel Institute) 10 Inspiring Women Lawyers to Lead
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Lack of space inside the courtroom subjects her to a lot of physical discomforts too but she has to juggle her way to the front with her files and books making her way through male clerks and advocates. It sometimes becomes so difficult to even stand and address the court in batch matters when the court is jam-packed; women lawyers are literally struggling to survive in a male-dominated profession. It is dismal but true that most women in the Courts go through sexual harassment, Ms. Indira Jaisingh who is the leader of the female bar and a living inspiration for young girls aspiring to be lawyers has faced it and in an article of hers she has been explicit about the entire episode where two senior lawyers tried to make lewd passes at her and she didn't hesitate once and slapped the person concerned. Even I have gone through the same. More than once it has happened that a reputable lawyer has leaned over towards me in the corridor of the Supreme Court and told me that I'm looking pretty … [Read more...] about Lawyering, For Women, Is Not A Cake Walk!
Puja and Susan: The biggest challenge with taking on any big initiative is that there are seemingly a million different things you can do, but time, budget, and resources are limited. There are so many projects that we want to eventually take on, but we know that we need to focus on those that are most impactful and critical to our overall vision. The key pieces of advice we would give are: 1) Set clear objectives. If you don't know what you're looking to do, you won't be able to gauge if it's working. 2) Prioritize. If you try to do everything at once, it will all fall apart. Make strategic choices based on your goals and constraints, and continuously reprioritize as you learn more. 3) Divide and conquer. Take ownership of certain pieces, and hand over ownership of others. It becomes tempting to have a hand in everything, but it's neither effective nor productive overall. … [Read more...] about Entrepreneur’s Spotlight: Studio Fit Chicago
Hegar’s 3 1/2-minute biographical ad, called “Doors,” has been viewed online by nearly 5 million people. It features the door from the chopper whose crash she survived and refers to the glass door she says her mother was thrown through by her abusive father. Inspired by Hegar’s story, donations have poured into the Texas Democrat’s campaign to unseat Rep. John Carter, a Republican who has been in Congress since 2003. … [Read more...] about Women candidates lean on viral ads that capture their ‘magic’
“The fact that this is publicly filed during early voting, I am sure, is no mistake. Just like the indictments they handed down the week before early voting, they will have to one day try to prove it. I can’t comment further because rather than providing discovery, they were apparently working on this document.” … [Read more...] about Former Democratic Party leader paid women in alleged Tarrant voter fraud ring, AG says