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'The Colour of Law' - a lawyer practicing for the right reasons!
By his calculations, Canan Law has been practicing for almost 200 years!!!
Clara Gonzalez (1900-1990) was the first woman in Panama to receive a law degree. While she was a student, Clara wrote one of the first papers on women’s legal rights in Panama (La mujer ante el derecho panameño). Clara completed law school in 1922 but she could not begin practicing as a lawyer until 1924 when the Panamanian Legislative Assembly passed Law 55 giving women the right to practice law.
The mission of the Christian Legal Society is to be the national grassroots network of lawyers and law students, loving and serving Jesus Christ, through all they do and say in the practice of law, and advocating Biblical conflict reconciliation, public justice, religious freedom and the sanctity of human life.
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, American crime writer JEFFREY SIGER went to a major Wall Street firm to practice law. He ended up founding an organization in NYC to encourage private-practice lawyers to volunteer for public service. He left Wall Street to start up his own NYC law firm, which specialized in big-name city scandals. Then he gave it all up to write among the people, life, and politics of his beloved Mykonos. His crime novels take place in picturesque Greek locales.
Arabella Mansfield. Mansfield, the first female lawyer in the US was admitted to the Iowa State Bar in 1869. Despite an Iowa State Law that only allowed white males over the age of the twenty one to take the bar exam, she was allowed and passed with high marks. Oddly, Mansfield never actually practiced law but instead devoted her life to teaching and the suffrage. movement.
Senior Partner, Lisa M. Wilson, featured in 2000 OC magazine about balancing her family with the practice of law. Bottom line, super lawyer and super mom! More at jacksonandwilson....
Paul Levine: JD, MBA, member, State Bar of California; entertainment lawyer for 29 years. Before establishing his own law practice in 1992, Mr. Levine was an entertainment lawyer in the Legal Affairs Department of Warner Bros. Television and spent two years as resident counsel for Hearst Entertainment Productions. In addition, he has had his own literary agency for the past 13 years.
oh, this is wonderful! Great use for one of my father-in-laws old medicine cabinets from his practice
My Mother-in-law is a very practical person and I always had trouble thinking what I could get her for Christmas and her birthday...something...