Author and lawyer Susan Smith Blakely will give a talk titled “Your Future in Law: What to Expect as a Law Student/Lawyer and What Will Be Expected of You?” The event, sponsored by prelaw and the Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies (CISS), is part of the College’s 40th anniversary celebration of coeducation. It is free and open to the public.
Blakely spent 25 years in the law industry, as a law firm associate, counsel and partner, and as chief of staff to an elected official in the public sector. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed book series “Best Friends at the Bar,” which includes “Best Friends at the Bar: What Women Need to Know About a Career in the Law” (Wolters Kluwer, 2009) and “Best Friends at the Bar: The New Balance for Today’s Woman Lawyer” (Wolters Kluwer, 2012). The books provide insights about the state of women in the law today, the struggles of competing in a male-dominated profession, and the ways in which women lawyers may find balance.
Browse Events at this Location
Email: Phone: 5087933421