Early this morning I left for a two-event trip to Detroit and Kansas City. In Detroit, I will hold an informal meeting with women students at the University of Detroit Mercy Law School on Friday afternoon. This is a follow-up to a speech that I gave at the school several years ago, and I am pleased to say that I will be back by popular demand. I always enjoy seeing the students and the faculty and administration there and learning about the new and innovative things that are being done at an outstanding metropolitan law campus. The clinical programs are especially impressive. I also will attend the gala on Saturday night celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Law School, and I look forward to hearing the inspiring speeches about the value of a Jesuit law education. As a graduate of Georgetown Law, that theme rings very true for me.
After that, I will board another plane to Kansas City, Missouri, where I will be speaking to the Association of Women Attorneys of Greater Kansas City on Tuesday, October 30th. I am privileged to be the Keynote Speaker for this annual event, and I look forward to seeing some old friends in the Kansas City women’s bar association and to meeting some new ones. I love Kansas City and remember my delight the first time I visited. Who knew there could be all those fountains in the middle of Missouri? Certainly not this midwest girl!
Back next week to bring you more updates on issues affecting women lawyers. Enjoy the fall colors and cool nights where ever you are.