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March 30, 2012 Practice Points

Join the WAC at the Section of Litigation's Annual Conference in D.C.

By Sabrina C. Beavens

Please join the Woman Advocate Committee and register for the Section of Litigation’s Annual CLE Conference in Washington, D.C., April 18–20. Ample opportunities exist for members to network and get the benefit of outstanding programming sponsored by our committee. 


The Woman Advocate Committee will hold a committee meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 4:00p.m.–5:00p.m. at the JW Marriott.

Join WAC members and friends for dinner on Wednesday, April 18. If you would like to be added to the list to receive additional information, contact Lisa Garrison by email or by phone, at (336)378–5432. Dinner will be held at the JW Marriott.

On Thursday, April 19, there will be a Practice Area & Networking Discussion Lunch beginning at 12:15p.m. This is a box lunch event that provides a great opportunity for the committee to meet with members.  Please be sure to purchase a ticket ($25) for this event with your registration. 

Stop by the WAC station at the Committee Expo on April 19, 6:00p.m.–7:00p.m. 

Lastly, join us at the Committee Networking Coffee Hour, April 20, 7:30p.m.–8:30p.m.

Programming in which the WAC is involved:  The Woman Advocate Committee is also involved several CLEs:

• Plunder or Blunder: E-Discovery in the Age of Social Media––Mining for Gold and Dodging the Silver Bullet, April 19, 10:00a.m. 

• Good Works Equals Good Business––a discussion of why diversity, mentoring, and pro bono efforts are smart business choices, April 19, 10:00a.m.

• Xavier or Magneto? Mentoring Lessons from the X-Men, April 20, 1:45p.m.

• Ethics Surrounding Attorney Fees:  How to Agree to Them, Collect Them, Keep Them, and Persuasively Seek Them as Sanctions, April 20, 3:00p.m.

Section-wide Events: 

Lastly, join WAC members at the following section-wide events:

There will be a Welcome & Outreach Reception for the entire Section of Litigation on Wednesday, April 18, 6:30p.m.–8:00p.m. at the JW Marriott.

An Evening at the Smithsonian will be held on Thursday, April 19, 7:30p.m.–10:30p.m. at the National Museum of American History. Purchase your ticket ($100) for this event with your registration.

We look forward to seeing you in D.C.

Keywords: woman advocate, litigation, CLE, annual meeting

Sabrina C. Beavens works at Iurillo & Associates, P.A., in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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