2013-2014 WOMEN TRIAL LAWYERS CAUCUS COMMITTEES
Interested in helping out? Contact Lori Andrus, Chair of the WTLC, at firstname.lastname@example.org or any of the Committee Co-Chairs below.
Education: Works with AAJ Education and the National College of Advocates to identify, recruit and promote Women Trial Lawyer speakers at AAJ events, including the Annual and Mid-Winter Conventions.
Co-Chairs: Esther Berezofsky – email@example.com or 856.667.0500
Ellen Presby – firstname.lastname@example.org or 214.774.2258
Betsy Greene – email@example.com or 812.336.4357
Fundraising: Organizes and leads our fundraising efforts, including increasing PAC membership and specific fundraising projects undertaken by the WTLC at the request of AAJ leadership.
Co-Chairs: Rebecca Langston – firstname.lastname@example.org or 601.969.1356
Jennifer Moore – email@example.com or 502.657.7100
Victoria Schall – firstname.lastname@example.org or 856.596.4100
Women’s Leadership Summit: Oversees our Women’s Leadership Summit, which will take place in the summer of 2014, by organizing the agenda, identifying and inviting speakers, and working with AAJ staff on logistics.
Co-Chairs: Yvonne Flaherty – email@example.com or 612.339.6900
Jennie Anderson – firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.986.1400
Jackalyn Olinger – email@example.com or 314.244.1397
Membership Activation and Outreach: Increases membership of female lawyers in AAJ and activates current women members in a variety of ways, including the WTLC, both by: promoting participation in WTLC Events during Convention; continuing and expanding efforts such as Table of Eight and overseeing the WTLC Convention Connector; and by improving outreach efforts.
Co-Chairs: A.J. de Bartolomeo – AJD@girardgibbs.com or 415.981.4800
Janet Abaray – firstname.lastname@example.org or 513.852.5600
Melissa Hague – email@example.com or 215.735.1130
Mentor Program: Implements and continues to expand grow our WTLC mentoring program, partnering younger or newer women AAJ members with more experienced practitioners in their area.
Co-Chairs: Erin Dickinson – firstname.lastname@example.org or 414.273.8475
Katie Hubbard – email@example.com or 618.656.5150
Ingrid Heide – firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.750.1200
Political Outreach: Develops and implements a plan to increase WTLC outreach to national and local legislators, supporting AAJ’s public affairs and lobbying work.
Co-Chairs: Lauren Barnes – email@example.com o 617.482.3700
Tiffany Ellis – firstname.lastname@example.org or 248.746.4586
Genevieve Zimmerman – email@example.com or 612.341.0400
Publications: Oversees preparation of our quarterly newsletter as well as submission by any member of one article for publication in a national women’s bar association journal each year.
Co-Chairs: Marion Munley – mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or 570.346.7401
Stacey Burke – email@example.com or 713.225.0500
Greta Kemp – firstname.lastname@example.org or 601.944.108
Scholarship: Works to increase funding for and oversees selection of the Women for Justice Education Fund’s Mike Eidson Scholarship(s) on an annual basis.
Co-Chairs: Marianne LeBlanc – email@example.com or 617.542.1000
Kristine Meredith – firstname.lastname@example.org or 650.453.3600
Danielle Mason – email@example.com or 334.269.2343
State Caucus Project: Supports efforts to establish women’s caucuses in state trial lawyer organizations, increasing interactions among them and with AAJ WTLC.
Co-Chairs: Vicki Slater – firstname.lastname@example.org or 601.987.8184
Brenda Fulmer – email@example.com or 561.686.6300
Vanessa Cantley – firstname.lastname@example.org or 502.587.2002
Table of Eight: Organizes and supports our Table of Eight program, in which WTLC members invite non-AAJ members to dinner or a similar gathering, preferably in a small group setting, to increase our outreach and encourage additional AAJ memberships.
Co-Chairs: Julie Ferraro – Jferraro@kreindler.com or 617.933.5923
Kelly Armstrong – email@example.com or 415.928.1293
Trudy Fenster – firstname.lastname@example.org or 340.778.885