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Women in the Profession


Alicia M. Bendana, Chair


Upcoming Events:

Planning Meeting: The Women in the Profession will hold its first meeting of the year to discuss its programming for the 2015-2016 period.

Date:  Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Time:  12 Noon - 1 PM

Location: Lowe Stein Conference Room, 701 Poydras Street, Suite 3600, New Orleans, LA

Cost: $14.00 (includes lunch)  

To Register:

     1. Email Katie Vutera or

     2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or

     3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130 or

     4. NOBA Members can pay online here.


Recent Events:

On October 27, 2014, the Commitee held a Conversation with Paulette Brown - "Determined to Rise: A Conversation on Law, Leadership, and Being "The First" -- with Paulette Brown, President-Elect of the American Bar Association."NOBA Honors the First 100 Women Lawyers in New Orleans.

On September 23, 2014, the Women in the Profession Committee & Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Committee co-hosted a CLE on "The Supreme Court and Women's Health: Reflections from 2014" with Ellie Schilling, Marjorie Esman, and Jennifer Greene. The panelists discussed the latest decisions coming from the Supreme Court and how they affect women.  

On March 20, 2014, the Committee hosted the Inaugural Barristers for Brunch program to honor the first 100 women attorneys in the New Orleans legal community.


Women Business Leaders - Surviving and Thriving in Shark Infested Waters by Duane Morris Initiative

Great articles worth checking out and sharing:

Coveting Not a Corner Office, but Time at Home (7/7/13)