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Women Lawyers of Alameda County 2019 Board sworn in by Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu at the Annual Judges’ Dinner on October 4, 2018

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2019 Slate of Officers and Directors

The annual membership meeting of the Women Lawyers of Alameda County will be held at 8:15 pm on October 4, 2018, at Scott's Seafood, at the Annual Judges' Dinner.  Pursuant to the Bylaws, the following agenda is hereby published 10 days in advance of the meeting: 1....

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“You Can’t Change What You Can’t See”

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UC Hastings Report: New Tools Needed to Address Race, Gender Bias in Legal Profession

A new study from the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College says law firms and in-house legal departments are barely moving the needle when it comes to combating gender and racial discrimination.

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Job Posting: Health Quality Enforcement Deputy Attorney General

Join the Health Quality Enforcement (HQE) Section and litigate California’s most exciting health care oversight cases. HQE handles a broad range of civil litigation matters on behalf of twelve state healing arts licensing agencies in disciplinary actions filed against health care professionals, including physicians and psychologists….

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Job Posting: Litigation Associate Attorney

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Criminal Defense Bonjour, Thorman, Burns, Dahm & Wargo (www.bonjourthorman.com), a boutique Bay Area criminal defense and plaintiff’s personal injury firm, is seeking an Associate Attorney for the criminal defense side of the...

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Governor Brown Appoints Amarra Lee to San Mateo County Superior Court

Amarra A. Lee, 37, of Oakland, has been appointed to a judgeship in the San Mateo County Superior Court. Lee has served as a deputy district attorney at the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office since 2012. She held several positions at Farella, Braun and Martel LLP from 2006 to 2012, including senior associate and associate and was an extern for the Honorable Teri L. Jackson at the San Francisco County Superior Court in 2006. Lee earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She fills the vacancy created by the conversion of a court commissioner position on August 28, 2018. She is the first African-American woman judge ever appointed to the San Mateo County Superior Court. Lee is a Democrat.
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Twenty-five years ago today, the U.S. Senate voted 96-3 to confirm Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a Supreme Court Justice. And I think that’s reason to celebrate — especially when our country’s future depends on the Supreme Court right this minute.
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CWL logo WLAC is a affiliate of California Women Lawyers (CWL), a statewide bar association.  CWL brings together leaders from around the state to advocate for issues important to women lawyers.  By working together, WLAC and CWL support and strengthen each other. As a WLAC member, you are entitled to a discounted membership rate.  We encourage you to become a concurrent member of CWL and help maintain our voting seat on the Board of Governors.

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