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Women's History Month - Celebrating Notable Women Members of the Legal Profession and Law Makers

Women's Bar Association of Illinois

The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, one of the oldest and largest bar associations in the state of Illinois, was first established in 1914 by nine women lawyers practicing in the Chicago Metropolitan area. It was founded to promote the interests and welfare of women lawyers

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February 23, 2022 Member Spotlight: DePaul Law's own Jocelynn Jordan-Kerzner

As for my studies at DePaul, I was a 2019-2020 Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Fellow, and I will be graduating in May with my Business Law Certificate. I also served as an Academic Success Program Teaching Assistant and 1L Contracts Teaching Assistant.

I can think of no better way to embark on my legal career than to be surrounded by the most fierce and zealous attorneys in Illinois – the members of WBAI. I hope to learn from them, grow with them, and become them so that I, too, may empower a young woman embarking on her own journey.

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Chicago Bar Association Law Student Video Library

Chicago Bar Association Interviews with Women Lawyers in a variety of practice areas each one includes great tips and tricks for what to study in law school, how to get hired, and how to succeed in law