of the SBA's Award for "Outstanding Student Organization of the Year" in
1Ls and WELCOME BACK 2Ls and 3Ls!
Welcome, welcome, welcome!
The Society of Women in Law Executive Board would like to invite each and
every one of you to join us and participate in some of our exciting events.
For those of you who are not familiar with what we do, here are a few of
WIL's organizational goals:
WIL strives to meet its organizational
goals through monthly membership meetings, representation at 1L Orientation,
forums, Student Bar Association meetings (including a presence at the Student
Organization Committee meetings), special presentations, mentoring programs,
outline exchange programs, lectures, brown bag lunch gatherings, conferences,
community public service, and more.
to identify the special needs
of women law students;
to facilitate and assist
in meeting those needs by enhancing access to existing student organizations,
school administration and services;
to ensure that the interests
of women law students are reflected in the curriculum;
to provide information and
resources for academic and professional advancement;
to encourage the continued
hiring and promotion of women faculty;
to create opportunities to
hear professionals and other speakers on topics of special interest to
women law students;
to enhance career counseling
and career placement services for women;
to network with other women
law student societies;
to provide an opportunity
for women law students to voice their concerns or needs as a cohesive group;
to provide an atmosphere
in which women law students can work together as a group to meet their
own individual wants and needs; and to serve the community.
WIL sponsors or co-sponsors
many programs throughout the year covering a myriad of topics, as evidenced
by recent programs on domestic violence, sexual harassment, networking,
the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1995 and balancing work and personal
To encourage educational
and networking opportunities for law students, WIL encourages participation
in the numerous bar associations found in Chicago, such as the Women’s
Bar Association of Illinois, the Chicago Bar Association, the American
Bar Association, the Black Women Lawyers Association, the Latina Lawyers
of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, and others.
2000 Executive Board
If you are
interested in joining The Society of Women in Law, please contact us at
for us in the Spak! WIL is selling shorts with a Chicago-Kent logo all
semester.The shorts are grey cotton athletic shorts that are perfect for
working out,lounging around or STUDYING FOR FINALS!! The shorts are $12
for one or $20 for two.If you can help us out and sit and sell the shorts
in the Spak ANY time at all,that would be wonderful! If you'd like to help,
please email WIL and let us know when you can sit.
pay your dues! You may either put a check in an envelope
the WIL mailbox on the second floor, or you may give cash to Chantal Host,
WIL's Treasurer. Thanks.
First General Meeting:TBA
(Watch the Record and e-mail for details)
WOMEN IN LAW
President: 3L Megan Oliver
Vice President (Day): 3L Melanie Maron
Vice President (Eve):
Secretary: 3L Gina Habermas
Treasurer: 3L Chantal Host
If you have any questions about
check out our webpage at http://www.kentlaw.edu/student_orgs/wil/
or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.