Women in Litigation: Strategies for being a Successful Advocate

March 06, 2014 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3043
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Please join the Women Law Students Association and Duke Litigators for a panel on Strategies for Being a Successful Advocate. Panel speakers will discuss how to become better litigators, how to get into the courtroom and serve as lead counsel, and how to overcome the specific challenges faced by female litigators. This panel features Bridget O'Connor, a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis (Washington, D.C.) and Duke Law Alumna; Janet Ward Black, principal owner of one of the largest women-owned firms in NC and Duke Law Alumna; and Felice Corpening, Assistant U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of North Carolina in Raleigh. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Katie Karges at