The inaugural Southwestern Pennsylvania Women’s Legal Summit, presented by the Allegheny County Bar Association Institute for Gender Equality and Women in the Law Division, will be held on July 31, 2013, from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Omni William Penn Hotel downtown. The Summit’s theme is “Growing Your Book: Strategies for Women Attorneys in a Changing Legal Marketplace” featuring keynote speaker Karen B. Kahn, Founder and Managing Partner of Threshold Advisors, LLC. Summit programming also includes breakout sessions on the topic “From Daunting to Doable: Taking Your Next Step” and a discussion with a distinguished panel of clients and business generators on “Creating Valuable Relationships Their Way.” The Summit will close with a structured networking reception entitled “Women Helping Women, One Great Conversation at a Time.”
Registration for law students is $25 (discounted from $100). Students interested in attending should complete a registration form and send it along with a check (payable to the ACBA) to Alysia Keating, Esq., Director of Diversity and Gender Equality, Allegheny County Bar Association, 436 Seventh Avenue, 400 Koppers Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. (The discounted rate is not an option on the on-line registration form; student registrations must be mailed as listed above.) Attorney registration should be completed by following the steps on the registration form.