Women Law Student Association Communications Panel

February 07, 2019 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3041
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As part of our Professional Development Series, join WLSA for a lunch discussion on effective communication for women in the legal field. The discussion will focus on the ways in which communication is gendered and how female-identifying professionals can tackle barriers and prejudicial perceptions of their communication styles. Panelists include Ellen Hemphill, a professor in Duke's Department of Theater Studies and a creative communications consultant; Honorable Judge Wanda Bryant of the North Carolina Court of Appeals; Catharine Arrowood, a litigation partner at Parker Poe; and Professor Marilyn Forbes, who teaches negotiation, legal interviewing & counseling, and pre-trial litigation. Moderated by Professor Frances Mock, who teaches negotiation and has taught Corporate Counseling and Communication. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by WLSA, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, McGuireWoods LLP, and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. For more information, please contact Christine Mullen at