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Welcome to Washtenaw!  The Washtenaw County Region provides a source of professional development, support, and networking for lawyers and law students living and/or working in Washtenaw County. Active since 1978, the Region's membership includes women working in firms of all sizes, corporations, education, non-profit organizations, in the judiciary, elsewhere in the judicial system, other governmental offices, and outside the traditional practice of law as well.  Our members range from law students and recent graduates to some of the most influential pioneering women lawyers and leaders in Michigan. 

Led by a variety of passionate, energetic, creative women lawyers, we have something for everyone regardless of the stage of your career.  Please keep an eye on our calendar for activities and watch our news & updates page for posts about past and future events.  Please also feel free to contact us with ideas or questions. 

The Washtenaw Region is now on FACEBOOK and the page is open to everyone.  Become a fan today.  WLAM is on LinkedIn as well.  Please join it if you are a WLAM member.

Upcoming 2013 events:

April 16 - MentorJet @ M Law School.  5:30 - 7:45 pm.  WLAM Washtenaw members and other members of the local bar will mentor students in 6 minute "jet like" intervals as they move from table to table to meet lawyers and judges.  Easy and fun.  MentorJet is a national program developed and presented by the National Association of Women Judges.  Register with Susan Guindi at M Law School, sguindi@umich.edu 

April 18 - The Art of Wine Tasting.  6 - 8 pm @ Creekside Grill, 5827 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor.  Join the SBM's Young Lawyers Section and WLAM Washtenaw for wine instruction with six courses of wines and matching food. 
$20/person.  Register on the SBM website or rsvp to Bonnie Shaw and pay at the door.  bshaw@vivaqualaw.com
Registration closes April 12th.

April 25 - Moms-in-Law lunch discussion. Noon. Free. Bring your own lunch.

Protections for Working Mothers”

Q&A with Angela Walker, employment attorney at Nacht, Roumel,
Salvatore, Blanchard & Walker, P.C.

Learn about your rights related to:


-Taking time off (maternity leave/parental leave)

-Pumping at work

Thursday, April 25, 2013

12:00 pm-1:00 pm at 200 N. Main Street, Lower Level Conference

Questions?  Contact Kate Sharkey at ksharkey@lsscm.org. 

May 23 - Annual Lunch Meeting. Noon @ Cottage Inn. No charge for members. Networking, lunch & installation of new officers.