... planned by women, for women, about issues related to women in the law.
Save the date for our fourth annual Women in the Law Conference, which
will take place on Friday, May 11, 2012. This year's conference will
once again be open to non-NUSL graduates. There will be numerous panel
discussions and breakout sessions to strategize with others in your
field about how best to embrace the changes in today’s workplace.
Experience a full day of dynamic presentations, networking, and mix and
mingle with faculty, presenters, and alumnae. Our keynote speaker is Gloria Cordes Larson
a public policy expert, lawyer, and business leader Gloria assumed the
presidency of Bentley College in July 2007. She joined Bentley from the
leading law firm Foley Hoag, where she co-chaired the Government
Strategies Group. The topics and panelists promise a day of intriguing
dialogue and discussion.
» Register online
Panelists and moderators:
- Kelly Bonnevie ’92, Partner, Wilson, Marino & Bonnevie, Boston
- Nancy Cremins ’03, Attorney, Gesmer Updegrove LLP; President, Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts (2011-2012)
- Professor Martha Davis
- Marguerite Fletcher, Founder, Fletcher Legal Consulting and Senior Consultant, Verna Myers Consulting Group
- Margaret Klaw ’84, Partner, Berner & Klaw & Watson
- Elisabeth J. Medvedow '85, Executive Director, Discovering Justice, Boston
- Rachael Rollins '97, General Counsel, Massachusetts Department of Transportation
- Nancy Reiner, ’84, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, LLC
- Lauren Stiller Rikleen, Author and Executive-in-Residence at Boston College Center for Work and Family
- P. Miyoko Sato ’97, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Et Al
- Juliana Spofford ’89, General Counsel at RapidBuyr, LLC and Corporate Counsel at NetProspex, Inc.
- Darnley Stewart '90, Partner, Giskan Solotaroff Anderson & Stewart LLP
- Leslie Walker ’85, Executive Director, Mass Correctional Legal Services, Boston
For more information, please call 617.373.8268 or contact Eileen Hommel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit our conference page for evolving details!
is still time to register for NUSL’s first Health Law Conference, which
will be held on March 16, 2012. Jointly sponsored by the Office of
Alumni/ae Relations and the Program on Health Policy and Law, this
interdisciplinary conference will explore the myriad ways that health
reform efforts impact law, policy, and health law practice on a national
and global level.
» Register online
Visit our website
for more details and a full list of panelists
Upcoming NUSL Regional Events:
We’re coming your way this year!
NUSL has several upcoming regional events planned in the next few months so keep an eye on our calendar
Boston Regional Alumni/ae Chapter Reception
Thursday, March 8, 2012
This reception is now at capacity but save the date for our next BRAC
event which will take place on Thursday, June 7. Details to follow.
Seattle Regional Alumni/ae Chapter Event
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Alumni/ae reception with special guest Dean Emily Spieler.
This event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Harborside
, 1200 Westlake Avenue, Seattle. Complimentary cocktails and h’ors d’oeuvres will be served. » Register online
Philadelphia Regional Alumni/ae Chapter Event
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Philadelphia alumni/ae chapter will gather for a reception hosted by
Nan Lassen '83, Wendy Pongracz '85 and Amy Rosengberger '94 at the
offices of Willig, Williams & Davidson. With special guest Professor
James Hackney. This event will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. » Register online
New York City Regional Alumni/ae Chapter Reception
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
With special guest Dean Emily Spieler. Mix and mingle with fellow
alumni/ae at Flûte Restaurant, 205 West 54th Street, New York, NY. This
event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. » Register online
New Hampshire Regional Alumni/ae Event
Thursday, April 26, 2012
This regional event will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Bedford Village Inn
, 2 Olde Bedford Way, Bedford, NH. With special guest Luke Bierman, Associate Dean for Experiential Education. » Register online
Our regional events are a wonderful chance to network with graduates in
your area, build your business opportunities, and catch up with faculty
Important Save the Dates:
Alumni/ae Speaker Series: Monday, March 26, 2012 (12:00-1:30 p.m.)
Guest Speaker: Paul Kaplan '77
Join NUSL alumnus Paul Kaplan ’77
for a discussion about the antitrust issues surrounding college football's Bowl Championship Series.
Women in the Law Brown Bag Lunch: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 (12:00-1:30 p.m.)
Hosted by Prince Lobel Tye LLP
, 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 200, Boston MA.
Graduates in the News:
Ron Ruth ’80 hosts Connections 2012
Our thanks to Ron Ruth and everyone at Sherin and Lodgen LLP
, for hosting this year’s Connections event, held on February 9, 2012.
We had a fantastic turnout from graduates this year, from a range of
class years and backgrounds, and were thrilled to have a hand in
creating so many opportunities for students and graduates to connect. » View photos
Susan Duprey ’76 named Outstanding Woman in Business
The New Hampshire Business Review has presented Susan Duprey with their 2012 Outstanding Women in Business Award.
The award recognizes and celebrates the success and achievements of women in New Hampshire’s business community.
Faculty in the News:
Meltsner’s new play confronts the Guantanamo “Torture Years”
The first dramatic reading of In Our Name: A Play of the Torture Years,
Professor Michael Meltsner’s searing depiction of how and why the
nation found itself brutally treating the men it detained — some with
good reason, some with stunning caprice — after 9/11. The event will
take place on March 27 at the Boston Playwright’s Theatre. In May, the
play will be performed by CUNY theater students in New York City.
» Read more
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Alumni/ae online community
Nation, our alumni online directory, is an amazing tool to have at your
fingertips. In addition to discovering fellow alumni working or living in your
area or those from your class year, you can utilize the Advanced Search
function to narrow your search to a specific area of law practice. Banking and
finance law, civil rights and liberties, family law, or intellectual properties
– regardless of what you’re looking for, you’ll find it in a snap in Husky
» Sign up today!
Class Notes in Northeastern Law Magazine
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Questions about a Newsbriefs article? Call 617.373.3819 or
e-mail Mielle Marquis, senior associate director of alumni/ae relations and development, at firstname.lastname@example.org.