Diane Rynerson
National Conference of Women's Bar Associations


Friday February 8, 2013 at 8:00 AM CST
Saturday February 9, 2013 at 5:00 PM CST

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Leadership Workshop for Professional Women:  Skills for Success 

l professional women--whether in law, accounting, finance, business, architecture, engineering or management--will gain valuable skills from attending this outstanding professional development event.

Sharon Ellison of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication will share new ways of communicating that promote confidence, directness and respect.  

Attorney Karen M. Lockwood of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy  will lead participants through scenario-based negotiation training.  

Lauren Stiller Rikleen, Executive-in-Residence, Boston College Center for Work and Family, will provide attendees with a practical roadmap for economic advancement and leadership. 

Brigadier General (Air Force, ret.) Wilma L. Vaught was one of  the first military women to achieve the rank of general officer.  She is best known for her efforts to create the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, which pays tribute to more than 2.5 million women who have served in the armed forces.

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis was a single mother at 19 who went on to graduate from Harvard Law.  Senator Davis will share her inspiring story with us at lunch on Saturday.

 The Texas State Bar and Mississippi State Bar have accredited the program for 11 hours including one ethics hour of MCLE credit.

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Register Now! Cost of the two-day program, including luncheons and reception is just $295.  Can't attend both days?  Choose a day and pay just $195.  

Hotel Information and Reservations


Our workshop venue is the Embassy Suites - Dallas Market Center, close to the ABA Headquarters hotel.  This all-suites hotel provides its guests with a cooked-to-order breakfast and a evening manager's reception.  Our conference rate for a suite is $119 per night plus tax.  To confirm that rate, make your reservation by clicking here  no later than January 16, 2013.

Sharon EllisonKaren LockwoodLauren Stiller RikleenState Senator Wendy DavisWilma Waught