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Posted on: Mar 24, 2020

From the Indiana Lawyer:

The chime of laughter spilling out from behind closed doors during an IndyBar Women and The Law Division’s book club meeting brought a ray of sunshine to an otherwise cloudy day.

Seven women from different walks of life — and legal practices — gathered to reminisce on a literary journey they’ve come to cherish. Formed in the spring of 2017, the WLD’s Beyond the Book Club was birthed out of a desire to create an engaging space to talk about women’s issues, co-founder Kellie Barr said.

Barr and co-founders Lizzie Schuerman and Lucy Dollens said they wanted to provide more services to WLD members who may not always come to other division events. They also wanted to create a safe space for personal and professional development.

“It has definitely sparked interest in other people, which is great,” Schuerman said. “I think we have a pretty interesting group of perspectives, whether age, experience or gender.”

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