Day of Equality

2008 ABA Annual Meeting
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Hilton New York, CLE Center

The Day of Equality is an entire day of programs sponsored by a wide variety of ABA entities focusing on issues relevant to women lawyers. At the end of the day, hundreds of women (and men) - Association member and beyond - will come together for celebration and inspiration at the Equalitea. The Equalitea is a tea/rally/reception that will celebrate all that the Commission on Women has accomplished in the past 20 years, highlight and thank the CLE program participants, and issue a call to action regarding the work that still needs to be done to achieve full equality in the profession.

Program Schedule

Time
Track One
Track Two
Track Three
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Section of Litigation
Leadership: The Last Frontier
Nassau Suite A, 2nd Floor

Section of Intellectual
Property Law

First Chair: Trying Intellectual
Property Cases
Madison Suite, 2nd Floor

Section of Science and Technology Law
Diversity in the National and Homeland Security Field
Nassau Suite B, 2nd Floor
Lunch
12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Commission on Women in the Profession
Gender Diversity: Not Just a Woman's Issue
West Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Purchase tickets - Price: $40 per person

Presented by LexisNexis
Co-sponsored by the ABA Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice; the General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division; and the Section of State and Local Government Law

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Criminal Justice Section
Women in Criminal Law and the Criminal Justice Section
Madison Suite, 2nd Floor

Section of Labor and
Employment Law

Maternal Wall Bias and
Family Responsibility
Nassau Suite A, 2nd Floor

Tort Trial and Insurance
Practice Section

7 Habits of Highly Successful Women in the Industry
Nassau Suite B, 2nd Floor
3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
Section of International Law
Pathways to Employment in International Law
Nassau Suite A, 2nd Floor

Judicial Division/Section of Business Law/NAWJ
Women on the Bench: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Nassau Suite B, 2nd Floor

 
Reception
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Commission on Women in the Profession
Equalitea Reception/Rally
West Ballroom, 3rd Floor

The Equalitea is a tea/rally/reception that concludes the Day of Equality by bringing together hundreds of people for celebration and inspiration. It will celebrate all the Commission on Women has accomplished in the past 20 years, highlight and thank the CLE program participants, and issue a call to action regarding the work that still needs to be done to achieve full equality in the profession.

There is no charge to attend, but you must register in order to enter.

Sponsors of the Equalitea Reception/Rally

  • ABA Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
  • ABA Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development Law
  • ABA Forum on Air & Space Law
  • ABA Section of Antitrust Law
  • ABA Section of Business Law
  • ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
  • ABA Criminal Justice Section
  • ABA Section of Family Law
  • ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division
  • ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division
  • ABA Health Law Section
  • ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities
  • ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
  • ABA Section of International Law
  • ABA Judicial Division
  • ABA Law Practice Management Section
  • ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar
  • ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
  • ABA Section of Public Contract Law
  • ABA Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law
  • ABA Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
  • ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
  • ABA Section of Science & Technology Law
  • ABA Senior Lawyers Division
  • ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • ABA Section of Taxation
  • ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
  • ABA Young Lawyers Division
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations
  • National Lesbian and Gay Law Association
  • National Women's Law Center

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