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Former Deputy Mayor Eileen Decker Sworn in as U.S. Attorney 

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2012 WLALA Holiday Reception Photo in the Los Angeles Daily Journal Community News Section.
 
Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the LADJ.  (2012)

Bet Tzedek pro bono attorneys and volunteers honored for service.  President-Elect Ruth D. Kahn and WLALA Member Elissa Barrett are pictured.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the LADJ. (2012)

Judge Fitzgerald receives a welcome reception from local bars.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the LADJ.  (2012)

An article about the May 10, 2012 Joint Task Force Event in the Los Angeles Daily Journal: LACBA-WLALA Joint Task Force hosts discussion panel.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the LADJ. (2012)

An article about WLALA Past President, Life Member and Board Member Helen B. Kim and her experience as a member on the Los Angeles City Redistricting Commission.  LA Weekly's article "Helen Kim Takes on L.A.'s Old Guard, Rising star of Koreatown's generation K" by Hillel Aron published on March 1, 2012.

WLALA Board Member Benny Roshan's WLALA event Dress for Success was in the LADJ Community News section.  WLALA Past President and Life Member Selma Moidel Smith with the California Supreme Court Historical Society hosts writing competition.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the Daily Journal Corp. (2011).

The Women's Law Network, Angela S. Haskins, Immediate Past President of the Women Lawyers Association (WLALA) and Partner at Baker, Keener & Nahra.  Reprinted/and or posted with the permission of Los Angeles Magazine (2011).

The L.A. Superior Court and WLALA Power Lunch Program received the County Image Enhancement Award at the City of Los Angeles' Productivity and Quality Awards Luncheon.  To view the overview video of the Power Lunch Program that was shown at the PQA Luncheon, please CLICK HERE and go to 2011 Productivity and Quality Awards and click on the County Image Enhancement Award at the bottom of the screen.  Posted with the permission of the County of Los Angeles. 

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Executive Committee is sworn in at the 2011 Installation Dinner and honors Hon. Diane Wayne (Ret.), Amgen Inc., and WLALA Board Member and Past President Kathleen McDowell.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the Daily Journal Corp. (2011).

President-Elect Ruth D. Kahn participates in the YMCA Stair Climb in Downtown Los Angeles.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the Daily Journal Corp. (2011).

'Modern' Lawyer to Lead Women's Group - A profile of Tanya L. Forsheit.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of the Daily Journal Corp. (2011).

Ten now-deceased members of the local bench and criminal bar were honored at a ceremony celebrating the addition of their names to the Criminal Justice Wall of Fame at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center on May 25, 2011.  To view the photos, please CLICK HERE.  Reprinted/and or posted with the permission of the Metropolitan News-Enterprise.  Article by Sherri M. Okamoto, Staff Writer with the Met News.  Published on Thursday, May 26, 2011.

Transcription from the program Clara Foltz and the Role of the Public Defender, Celebrating the New Biography of Barbara Babcock: Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz on April 21, 2011.  Transcription provided by Selma Moidel Smith.  Published in the California Supreme Court Historical Society Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2011.

WLALA salutes their members who have been named Top 50 Neutrals in 2010 by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal.  To read the Top Neutrals' bios, please CLICK HERE.

Daily Journal Community Section, WLALA Board Member and Library Board of Trustee Susan S. Steinhauser and the LA Law Library honors Munger Tolles & Olson Partner Ron Olson.  To read, please CLICK HERE.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2011).

Daily Journal Community Section piece on the LASC-WLALA Power Lunch.  To read, please CLICK HERE.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2011).

WLALA salutes their members who have been named Top 100 Women Litigators in 2010 by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal.  To read the Top Women Litigators' bios, please CLICK HERE.

Not-So-New Kid in Town Article about WLALA Member Hon. Joe Hilberman (Ret.).  Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 17, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).

Empowering Women for the Next Decade.  Profile of WLALA President Angela S. Haskins.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 15, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).

"The Optimist."  U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow is trying to reignite a stalled plan to build a new courthouse in Los Angeles.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 27, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).

Women in the Legal World by WLALA Board Member Nina Marino.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 12, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).

Law Enforcement Quality Check by WLALA Past President and Board Member Nicole Bershon.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 11, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).  

Food from the Bar Campaign Slated to Begin April 19.  Copyright 2010©, Metropolitan News-Enterprise.  Reprinted and/or posted with permission. 

Profile on WLALA Board Member Stacy Rummel Bratcher.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 29, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).

Well Rounded, article about WLALA Member Barbara Reeves Neal.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 26, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).

"Leveraging Your Network: What to Do with All Those Business Cards," by Mary-Christine (M.C.) Sungaila, 2009, Women Advocate Magazine, Winter 2009.  Copyright 2009© by the American Bar Association. Reprinted with permission. This information or any or portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

From Ballet to Bench, article about WLALA Member Judge Karla Kerlin.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 28, 2009.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 26, 2010.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2009).

The first year of Food from the Bar turned out to be a very successful campaign raising nearly $200,000.  WLALA received a bronze award and got third place in "most raised per capita."  

WLALA Past President and Life Member Melissa Widdifield pushes defendants to make strides, and the state to support their progress.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 20, 2009.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2009).

Past Ernestine Stahlhut Awardee Judge Lee Smalley Edmon, "Judge's Path to Leadership Post is Blueprint for Other Women Lawyers."  Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 18, 2009.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2009).

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WLALA Past President and Board Member Nicole Bershon writes about Shining a Light on the Police.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, February 23, 2009.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2009).

WLALA Past President and Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP Partner Katherine M. Forster leads WLALA.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 18, 2008.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2008).

WLALA Board Member Hon. Elaine Lu, "From Immigrant Roots, a Landing in the Law."  Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 11, 2008.   Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2008).

"Pay Now or Play Later" by WLALA Member Nancy Yaffe. Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 1, 2008.   Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2008).

Article on WLALA Past President, Nicole Bershon. Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 17, 2007.   Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2007).

WLALA Past President Jennifer Landau, WLALA Board member Ruth Kahn, and WLALA members Gloria Allred, Christine W.S. Byrd, Joanne Caruso, Bonnie Eskenazi, Patricia Glaser, Carole Handler, Marjorie Lewis, Edith Matthai, Donna Melby and Stacy Phillips are all named to the Daily Journal’s Top 75 Women Litigators. Los Angeles Daily Journal. May 10, 2007. Copyright 2007. Posted with permission. This file cannot be downloaded from this page.

Former WLALA Board Member is "Not Your Typical Managing Partner."  Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 23, 2008.   Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2008).

WLALA Past President Elect Helen B. Kim has recently been named the new President of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, with 40,000 members and 53 affiliate groups.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 23, 2007.   Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2007).

The National Association of Women Lawyers and the NAWL Foundation's Report of the Third Annual National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms.  November 2008. 

WLALA Past President Jennifer Altfeld Landau and Daily Journal Top Woman Litigator writes "Expert in the Art of Triage”. Los Angeles Daily Journal. May 10, 2007.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2007).

WLALA 2006 Awards and Installation Dinner Breaks Records. October 2, 2006.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2006).

New WLALA Chief Proves 'You Really Can Have It All'. Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 25, 2006.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2006).

Former WLALA Member Hon. Cynthia Loo's article "Is it Sometimes Alright to Cry?" is published in the Judicial Division Record, Vol. 9, No. 4, Summer 2006. Copyright 2006 by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved.  This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

WLALA’s Stay at Home Fundraiser is a Success. Los Angeles Daily Journal, July 31, 2006. Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2006).

Former WLALA Board Member Gail Migdal Title, Members Carole E. Handler, Joan B. Kessler and Joanne E. Caruso named among the Top 75 Women Litigators in California. Supplement to Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 1, 2006.   Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2006).

WLALA Board Member Michelle Williams Court is featured as a Southern California Super Lawyer. Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition 2006. Los Angeles magazine. Posted with Permission. This file cannot be downloaded from this page.

WLALA presents a panel discussion on successfully balancing work, life and family. Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 31, 2006. Los Angeles Daily Journal.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2006).

WLALA Member Syd Whalley is appointed to head the Western Center on Law and Poverty. Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 1, 2006.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2006).

Former WLALA Board Member Eve Hill represents plaintiffs in landmark class action settlement. Metropolitan News-Enterprise, February 1, 2006. Metropolitan News-Enterprise. Posted with Permission.

WLALA Foundation Board Member Michelle Williams Court is named one of the top women lawyers under 40,  Los Angeles Daily Journal, January 26, 2006.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2006).

Metropolitan News Enterprise publishes WLALA's opposition to Samuel Alito. Metropolitan News-Enterprise, January 10, 2006. Metropolitan News-Enterprise. Posted with Permission.

WLALA Business Developments Chair Joanne Caruso Discusses Women Partners. Los Angeles Daily Journal, July 21, 2005.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2005).

WLALA member Judy Bain and others discuss the challenges of being In-House Counsel. It's No 9 to 5. Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 25, 2005.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2005).

WLALA Honors Dr. Nawal Nour with Pathfinder Award. Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 18, 2005.  Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2005).

The Honorable Shirley Hufstedler, and the Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw assist WLALA in Celebrating Leadership, the organization's event honoring women managing partners and women general counsel in the Los Angeles area. Metropolitan News-Enterprise, May 2003. Metropolitan News-Enterprise. Posted with Permission. This file cannot be downloaded from this page.

WLALA Past President President Angela S. Haskins creates a consulting niche for parties seeking appropriate neutrals.  Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 30, 1999.   Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (1999).

 

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