2016 Latinos in Action Leadership Conference

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On Friday, April 1, 2016 the Special Project Committee of the WLU participated in the 2016 Latinos In Action Leadership Conference at the University of Utah. The leadership conference is held each year for High School, Junior High, and Middle School Latinos In Action Students. Conferences bring together thousands of LIA students on college campuses to receive education through workshops and … [Read more...]

Special Project Committee Joins Panel for Refugee Girls

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Karina Sargsian, the Chair of the WLU’s Special Projects Committee was invited to participate in a job panel at the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center on April 8, 2016. The eight panelists were from different professions.  Teenage refugee girls from Congo, Burundi and Somalia attended the panel. The panelists not only discussed their various professions but encouraged the girls to pursue a … [Read more...]

WLU Members Provide Job Shadow Opportunity

In furtherance of Women Lawyers of Utah’s Initiative, on February 2, 2016, WLU Treasurer Kate Conyers and LDA attorneys Skye Lazaro, Amy Fowler, and Brady Smith hosted six female students as part of Jordan School District’s Job Shadow Day. The attorneys took the students to the Salt Lake Justice Court to observe Judge Baxter’s arraignment court and additional matters before Judge Cutler. The group … [Read more...]