Written by Karen Donohue|August 01, 2017|News
The annual Color of Justice program will be held in Anchorage on October 5th & 6th. This event will quickly be followed by the Alaska State NAWJ’s annual Success Inside & Out conference will be held on October 28th.
Judge Candy Dale has been working hard on putting together a fantastic event in conjunction with the Idaho Supreme Court to honor the three women have served as Justices of the Idaho Supreme Court. History in the Making: Women of the Idaho Supreme Court will be held September 14th in Boise and all District 13 members are invited and encouraged to attend.
Judge Helen Whitener has put together a wonderful Color of Justice program that will be held in the Pierce County Superior Court on August 17th. Attendance is approximately double than originally anticipated! Presenters and panelists include Judges Veronica Galvan, Shelly Speir, Kitty-Ann van Doorninck, Susan Serko, Linda Lee and Justice Mary Yu, as well as many others. Please see the attached flyer for further information.
Judges Marilyn Paja, Janet Garrow, Cathy Moore, Johanna Bender, Nicole Phelps, Rebecca Robertson, Lisa Paglisotti, Judith Ramseyer, Karen Donohue and Justices Barbara Madsen and Susan Owens are all participating in the Mission Creek Correctional Facility for Women’s annual conference on September 28th and 29th. This program, similar to Alaska’s Success Inside and Out, is aimed at assisting offenders with re-entry. There is still room for additional help (we’re particularly interested in having a Judge from Eastern Washington or a Division III Appellate Court Judge participate, if available)! Please contact me for further information.
The 6th Annual Judicial Officer and Law Student Reception will be held at the University of Washington School of Law on November 1st. Please see the attached Save the Date flyer for additional information.
NAWJ’s 39th Annual Conference in Atlanta Georgia will be held October 11th – 15th. There is still time to take advantage of Early Registration – but don’t delay; prices go up on August 16th. The conference committee has a spectacular program of events, including a conversation with President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter, a keynote address from former U.S. Deputy Attorney General, Sally Yates, sessions on labor trafficking, criminal justice reform, elder law, lessons from the Civil Rights movement and much more.
For more information contact District 13 Director Judge Karen Donohue at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit NAWJ’s website at www.nawj.org.