Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association Proudly Presents:
Women in the Courtroom: Addressing the Challenges Facing Women as Litigators
Please join us as our panelists discuss and answer questions about their experiences as women in the courtroom, including:
-How do women communicate with jurors?
-The perception of women in the courtroom
-Can women litigators be as aggressive and confrontational as male litigators
-The role of women in law firms and management
-Business development as a woman
-Balancing being a litigator with personal life
Hon. Patti B. Saris
United States District Court
Adler, Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.
President Elect of the National Conference of the Women's Bar Associations
Hon. Cynthia J. Cohen
Massachusetts Appeals Court
Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.
Past President, Boston Bar Association
Carmen M. Ortiz
United States Attorney
District of Massachusetts
Elizabeth N. Mulvey
Crowe & Mulvey, LLP
inner Circle of Advocates
Grace V.B. Garcia
Morrison Mahoney, LLP
MassDLA Board Member
Emily G. Coughlin
Ryan, Coughlin & Betke, LLP
Past President of MassDLA
Register at www.massdla.org Free for MassDLA and Defense Research Institute Members. For non members, $30 er person. Continental breakfast served.