July 29, 2020 Feature

Arabella “Belle” Babb Mansfield: The First Woman Lawyer—Celebrating Her Legacy

By Judge Emily Chafa

Exactly 150 years later, in the very room where it happened, the Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (I.O.W.A.) celebrated the 150th anniversary of the first woman admitted to practice law in the United States.

Premium Content For:
  • Lawyers Conference
  • National Conference of Specialized Court Judges
  • National Conference of State Trial Judges
  • National Conference of the Administrative Law Judiciary
  • ABA Licensing Partners
  • National Conference of Federal Trial Judges
  • Appellate Judges Conference
Join - Now