In 1901, the Tennessee Supreme Court told Marion Griffin that women were not entitled to practice before the court. Today, the Lawyers' Association for Women - Marion Griffin Chapter, invites you to support its purposes and to share the camaraderie of women in the legal profession.
2019 MARION GRIFFIN WOMEN'S SYMPOSIUM
WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A WOMAN LAWYER
Join us for the 2019 Marion Griffin Women's Symposium: What It Takes To Be A Woman Lawyer, which will be held at Belmont University College of Law on September 20, 2019.
Chief Justice Cheri L. Beasley
North Carolina Supreme Court
Please mark your calendar now to join us on Friday morning at 8:00 am, September 20, at the beautiful Belmont University College of Law, housed in the Randall and Sadie Baskin Center, 1901 15th Avenue South. * 3.5 Hours of Dual Credit CLE offered.
Women lawyers continue to be paid less than their male counterparts, continually face sexist attitudes in the courtroom, have difficulty finding quality childcare, and are expected to juggle the demands of family life and a legal career. Plan to attend the well-crafted programs designed to assist women lawyers navigate the profession and create the life you want. The morning CLE sessions will be followed by a keynote from University of Tennessee College of Law alumnus, Chief Justice Cheri L. Beasley, North Carolina Supreme Court, who will share her practical strategies for balancing her legal career and family life.
$250 Patron's Circle This level entitles you to special recognition in the MGWS program, your photo taken with Keynote Speaker Justice Cheri Beasley and an invitation to a reception honoring Justice Beasley at the home of Judge Marietta Shipley the evening of September 19th.
$100 Early Bird Member Ticket ($125 September 1st)
$125 Early Bird Nonmember Ticket ($150 September 1st)
$75 Government and Special Interest Attorneys (Member and Nonmember)
$50 Law Student
Keeping attendance at the MGWS affordable is only possible with the help of our sponsors. For more information on how to sponsor the 2019 MGWS, click here.
*FREE parking is located under the Randall and Sadie Baskin Center.