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Women and the Law News


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Posted on: Apr 7, 2021

Amy Breihan has helped seek second chances for prisoners in Missouri who were younger than age 18 when they were sentenced to life behind bars. In addition to representing individual clients, she served as lead counsel in a federal class-action lawsuit that pressed the Missouri Parole Board to reform its process for juvenile lifers.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2021

Have any interest in becoming a judge? Maybe you’ve never considered it. There is certainly no reason NOT to; in fact, you should.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2021

WLD Executive Committee member Ranissa Dycus shares her recent Q&A with Judie Conley, solo practitioner. May we all learn from Judie’s experiences.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2021

May we take a moment to remember the brave, smart and committed women first to enter our profession in Indiana.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2021

A variety of scholarships, including a scholarship from the Women and the Law Division, are available to attend the 2021 IndyBar Bench Bar Conference June 17-19, 2021 at the Louisville Downtown Omni Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2021

Today, about one-third of active judges are women who serve as U.S. Court of Appeals judges, U.S. District Court judges, U.S. Magistrate judges, and U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges. In honor of Women’s History Month,  U.S. Courts feature women judges as part of its “Pathways to the Bench” video series and pay homage to the pioneers who paved the way.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2021

“Dear Reader, if there is a scandal, I shall uncover it.”  Oh, the written prose of Lady Whistledown, anonymous gossip gatherer and publisher of the “Society Papers” in Netflix’s huge hit, Bridgerton. Seems Lady Whistledown recently has gone on holiday and capable cousin, Lady Lawschooldown, is now writing in her absence about a subject familiar to all of us. Law school. 

Posted on: Mar 1, 2021

WLD Executive committee member Ellen Pactor shares her recent Q&A with Areeba Ghouri, of counsel at Ice Miller. Areeba’s area of practice and background are fascinating. Enjoy the read!

Posted on: Feb 26, 2021

“What if you could get exactly what you want in life by reading and understanding the body language of murderers?” asks Janine Driver, New York Times Best-Selling Author and Award-Winning Keynote Speaker. With more than 16 years of experience as a federal law enforcement officer within the Department of Justice, Janine will be presenting the opening plenary session for the 2021 Bench Bar Conference in Louisville from June 17-19.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2021

The IndyBar’s support group for attorney members experiencing infertility and pregnancy loss will start in March. 


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