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The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois is the only statewide bar association for women in Illinois.  Our members include partners and associates of large, medium, and small firms, sole practitioners, law professors, judges, political icons, public servants and in-house counsel.  The WBAI serves as an influential voice that promotes and lobbies the interests of all women through its active involvement with legislative initiatives and public policy.

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Culinary Compulsions

By Lauren Tuckey Murray 
In what could only be described as a perverse experiment into the limits of human capacity before insanity or death by exhaustion, I am a full- time civil defense litigator who attended a part […]

8 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Opposing Counsel

By Pari Karim and Jennifer Ballard
Everyone has had to deal with “that guy.” You know the one. The one who turns every litigation decision into a battle royale. The one who makes threats about lawsuits, deadlines and […]

But I am the Graduate, Not My Husband!

By Charlotte Adelman 
I was one of only four women who graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1962. It was rare for women to enter law school at that time and even more difficult for women […]