Join us for We Persist, an empowering and insightful symposium on women in law, where we celebrate the achievements and discuss the challenges faced by women in the legal profession.

April 12, 2024

Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles


We Persist will inspire, educate, and connect women in law, providing a platform to share experiences, gain knowledge, and build meaningful connections.

Whether you are an aspiring lawyer or a seasoned legal professional, you will not want to miss out on this incredible opportunity to be a part of a transformative event.

Together, let's shape a more inclusive and equitable legal profession.

*California CLE credit pending

  • Hear inspiring keynotes from accomplished women leaders in the legal field who will share their personal journeys, highlighting the importance of diversity, inclusion, and gender equality in the legal industry.
  • Attend impactful breakout sessions led by subject matter experts. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions, gain practical skills, and explore effective strategies to excel as a woman in the legal profession.
  • Connect with like-minded individuals, establish valuable contacts, and foster mentorship relationships. Engage in meaningful conversations, exchange ideas, and create a supportive network that will propel your career forward.

What can you expect at We Persist?

8:30-9:00 am Breakfast

9:00-9:45 am Opening Keynote: Amplify Your Confidence: Strategies to boost your authentic talents and expertise

9:45-10:15 am Leading with Conviction: Women Lawyers in Charge

10:15-11:15 am Fireside Chat: Lessons Learned with Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke

11:15-11:30 am Coffee Break

11:30am-12:15 pm Navigating Legal Landscapes with Artificial Intelligence

12:15-1:00 pm Community Circles and Lunch

1:00-2:00 pm GOOD GUYS Program

Meet our Keynotes

Kristen Clarke

Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Justice

Dr. Heather Backstrom

Executive coach, author, and women's leadership expert.

Adrienne Logan

General Counsel
Vans, a VF Company

Tara Murray

Executive Director
Washington Bureau, Senior Vice President for Policy & Advocacy


What is the cost of We Persist: A Symposium on Women in Law?

The cost for the symposium is $150 for practicing attorneys and $75 for law students. This fee covers breakfast and lunch.

Where is We Persist: A Symposium on Women in Law held?

The symposium will be held at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

Does We Persist: A Symposium on Women in Law offer CLE credit?

CLE credit in the State of California is pending.

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I loved the motivation that sprang from every person. Remembering to take up space, be confident, and apologize less are my key takeaways.


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Engaging and impressive group of women. Appreciated the candor and willingness to be vulnerable. Invaluable sharing of life stories, challenges and successes.


Register now to secure your spot at We Persist: Symposium on Women in Law.