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What do Women Want? A New Take on Continuing Legal Education at Loyola

Loyola press release - January 23, 2007

(New Orleans)—Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will present the national premiere of “The Women Lawyers Club,” a lively theatrical montage and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) experience, on Thursday, February 1, 2007, in Loyola’s Nunemaker Hall, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by Loyola’s Continuing Legal Education, The Association for Women Attorneys, Loyola University Ministry, and Loyola’s Women’s Resource Center.

The presentation offers a new and entertaining CLE experience during which participants can earn 2.5 hours of credit, which includes 1 hour of ethics and 1.5 hours of professionalism. Participants will hear the stories of Margaret Brent, the first American woman lawyer, Clara Shortridge Foltz, creator of the public defender system, and Myra Bradwell, founder of Chicago Legal News.

Registration costs are $60 for admission and CLE credit, $25 general admission, and $10 Loyola faculty and staff. The event is free for students. For further information and registration, please view the website at law.loyno.edu/cle, call (504) 861-5441, or e-mail clelaw@loyno.edu