Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Call to Action

In 2004, General Counsel from several hundred large and influential companies in the United States drafted and signed the diversity “Call To Action” a statement of principals and tasks to improve diversity in law firms and legal departments. “Call To Action” outlines goals for corporations to follow in order to improve diversity in their own […]

Words with Justice Abella

Supreme Court Judge Rosalie Abella spoke Wednesday for the Empire Club at the Royal York in Ontario. YWLers Emmeline Morse, Jennifer Butcher and Laura Baron were there to hear her talk on international justice, which was, in equal parts, intellectually and emotionally demanding. The full text of the article can be found here:–text-of-speech-by-justice-abella A […]

The Precedent Setter

Hello All! Don’t forget to get your nomination in for Precedent’s “The Precedent Setter Award”. The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2011.  Follow the link below for more on the award and on nominating. This is a great opportunity to recognize the young women in law you admire.