California Women Lawyers Elects Executive Committee

Top Quote Members Sworn In at CWL 40th Annual Dinner. End Quote
  • Sacramento, CA (1888PressRelease) September 25, 2014 - California Women Lawyers (CWL) elected its 2014-2015 Board of Governors Executive Committee. Sworn into their positions by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court at the CWL 40th Annual Dinner earlier this month, the new officers are:

    - President - Wendy Behan, CaseyGerry
    - Immediate Past President & President of CWL Foundation - Neda Mansoorian, McManis Faulkner
    - President-Elect - Kelly Robbins, Robbins Family Law
    - First Vice President - Christine Chambers Goodman, Pepperdine University School of Law
    - Second Vice President - Michelle Brauer Abidoye, Ford & Harrison LLP
    - Secretary - Toni Mims-Cochran, Law Office of Toni Mims-Cochran
    - Treasurer - Renee Galente, Galente Ganci, APC
    - Member At Large - Naomi Dewey, Hardin & Coffin
    - Member At Large - Audra Ibarra, Law Office of Audra Ibarra.

    In addition to the installation of the new officers and Board of Governors, the CWL Annual Dinner, a part of the State Bar Annual Meeting held in San Diego on Sept. 11, featured a keynote address by Justice Joyce L. Kennard. The Honorable Lynn Schenk was also presented the Fay Stender Award at the Annual Dinner.

    The CWL board members oversee numerous committees and further the organization's goal of advancing women in the legal profession.

    California Women Lawyers is the only statewide bar association dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the profession of law and society. The organization has represented the interests of more than 30,000 women in all facets of the legal profession, influencing lawyers, educators, students and judges. CWL was founded in 1974 as a commitment to the advancement of women, to universal equal rights and to the elimination of unfair bias. Connect with CWL on LinkedIn and Facebook. On the web:

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