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Women in the Law Club Hosts "Dynamic Duos: Mothers and Daughters in the Law"Women in the Law (WIL) committee hosted "Dynamic Duos: Mothers and Daughters in the Law" in the Wilkinson Center at BYU. The panel featured a number of mother and daughter lawyers and law students.
Second-year law student Jessica Jardine Wilkes, who spoke with her mother, discussed what it is like to be a law student. Attorney Stephanie Wilkins Pugsley discussed how to balance family and work with her mother, the former Judge Wilkins. Eileen Doyle Crane, pre-law coordinator at UVU spoke with her daughter about choosing a law school. International Vice-Chair of the WIL, Nan Barker, discussed using legal skills in other areas.
Those in attendance included undergraduate students interested in attending law school, current law students, and male and female attorneys attending the Leadership Conference. After the panel discussion, there was a question and answer session and then an opportunity to mingle and enjoy refreshments. All who attended seemed energized about opportunities for women in legal education whether they end up practicing full-time, part-time or not at all.
Posted: October 09, 2012