Excerpts from speech by Edith R. Perez, who urges would-be leaders to visualize goals, exercise extreme discipline and be relentlessly persistent.
The conference attracted more than 300 women lawyers seeking to improve their leadership and business development skills and network with prominent practitioners from around the country. The academy was presented by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession
and Young Lawyers Division
at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Dec. 6 – 7.