DI01 Women and the Legal Profession over the Decades (2020CLC)

September 16, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

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The Diversity and Inclusion/Lawyer Well-Being Track

Presented by the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Women in the Law Section

About the Program

As Sarah Grimke once said: “But I ask no favors for my sex...All I ask of our brethren is, that they will take their feet from off our necks, and permit us to stand upright....” In honor of the 19th Amendment Centennial, where women were granted the right to vote, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Women in the Law Section present a moderated intimate conversation about women and diversity in the legal profession over several decades.

You Will Learn

  • How the legal profession has changed over the decades as it relates to women
  • What more needs to be done within the legal profession for women
  • What attendees can do to move the needle to a more inclusive legal profession of diverse women

CLE Credit: 2.0 CT (Ethics); 2.0 NY (D&I)


Joette Katz Hon. Joette Katz (Ret.)
Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford

tanya bovee Tanya A. Bovée
Jackson Lewis PC, Hartford

Maggie Castinado Margaret I. Castinado
Office of the Public Defender, New Haven

jequana orr Je’Quana S. Orr
Robinson+Cole, Hartford

Michelle Querijero Michelle Querijero
Allied World Assurance Company, Farmington

Diane Whitney Diane W. Whitney
Pullman & Comley LLC, Hartford


lemar.anika.singh Anika Singh Lemar
Yale Law School, New Haven