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Sep

07

NAWJ ANNOUNCES ATTORNEY KAREN JOHNSON-MCKEWAN 2018 MATTIE BELLE DAVIS AWARD HONOREE

Karen G. Johnson-McKewan, an Intellectual Property partner in Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP's San Francisco office, is a trial lawyer with thirty-two years of experience. Continue Reading

Aug

24

NAWJ ANNOUNCES HON. BEA ANN SMITH 2018 JUSTICE JOAN DEMPSEY KLEIN HONOREE OF THE YEAR

The Honorable Bea Ann Smith has been a trained mediator for twenty years and served as a justice on the Third District Court of Appeals in Texas for sixteen years. Continue Reading

Aug

10

NAWJ PAST PRESIDENT HONORABLE SANDRA ANN THOMPSON, A COMMITTED AND DEDICATED LEADER

NAWJ mourns the loss of our Past President, The Honorable Sandra Ann Thompson (2004-2005) who served as a Judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Continue Reading

Jul

31

NAWJ ISSUES STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT (VAWA)

NAWJ President Honorable Tanya R. Kennedy forwarded a statement of support to Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX) regarding the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Continue Reading

Jul

18

NAWJ LAUNCHES #WETOO IN THE LEGAL WORKPLACE INITIATIVE AT LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS ON CAPITOL HILL

On July 18, 2018, NAWJ President, Honorable Tanya R. Kennedy, New York State Supreme Court, and Congressional Women's Caucus Co-Chairs, Congresswomen Susan Brooks and Lois Frankel, hosted an audience of 50 persons, including congresswomen, judges, attorneys and staffers in a Meeting to ensure that women can thrive in healthy work environments, free of sexual harassment and intimidation. Continue Reading

Jun

28

NAWJ NEW JERSEY WELCOMES JUSTICE MAGGIE HONGYU SHEN OF THE SUPREME PEOPLE'S COURT IN BEIJING

On June 28, 2018, NAWJ New Jersey members held a welcome dinner for Justice Maggie Hongyu Shen of the Supreme People's Court in Beijing, China. Continue Reading

Written by Sue Pai Yang | News

May

19

NAWJ DISTRICT TWO HOSTS COLOR OF JUSTICE PROGRAM AT ALBANY LAW SCHOOL

On May 19, 2018, NAWJ District 2 Director, Hon. Cenceria P. Edwards, NAWJ member Hon. Helena Heath of Albany City Court, NAWJ member Hon. Juanita Bing Newton, Dean of the New York State Judicial Institute, and Pershia Wilkins, the Director of Multicultural Initiatives and Assistant Director of Admissions at Albany Law School spearheaded the first Color of Justice Program at the school. Continue Reading

Written by Helena Heath | News

Apr

26

PAVING THE WAY FOR DIVERSITY - NAWJ TEXAS PRESENTS 11TH ANNUAL COLOR OF JUSTICE PROGRAM, HONORS LONGSTANDING CHAMPION JUDGE ORLINDA NARANJO

On April 26, 2018, the National Association of Women Judges, District 11 Director and 299th District Court Judge Karen Sage, in partnership with the Travis County Women Lawyers Association (TCWLA), and the University of Texas School of Law William Wayne Justice Center for Public Law, along with several sponsoring law firms, and Jackson Walker LLP held the eleventh annual educational, informative Color of Justice Event for Austin's youth. Continue Reading

Written by Karen Sage | News

Apr

17

NAWJ SAN FRANCISCO PRESENTS ITS AWARD-WINNING COLOR OF JUSTICE PROGRAM TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN SAN FRANCSICO, OAKLAND

On April 17, 2018, sixty-four high school students participated in the San Francisco Color of Justice program. Continue Reading

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