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The Annual Dinner Committee plans and produces the Lawyers Club Annual Dinner, a gala event held annually to celebrate the achievements of Lawyers Club and its members, and honoring individuals and organizations that have made major contributions to Lawyers Club and its mission of advancing the status of women in the law and society.

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The Lawyers Club Awards Committee's purpose is to facilitate the recognition of Lawyers Club members by nominating those who have made important contributions to the community, the legal profession, or who otherwise best fit the specific award criteria. By achieving this purpose, we support those who support Lawyers Club’s mission to advance the status of women in the law and society. (Approved by the Board of Directors on November 7, 2016)

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The Bench Bar Committee is tasked with organizing events to encourage the sharing of information, experiences, and ideas between Lawyers Club members--whether or not they are litigators, or even lawyers--and members of the judiciary, with the goal of bridging any gap that exists (or is believed to exist) between these two groups. The Committee hosts several meetings and events that provide an informal, and relaxed, atmosphere to interact and become better acquainted with members of the bench.

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The Lawyers Club Blog (LCB) is a space where we share personal articles, written about items of interest that are relevant to our mission. To receive email notifications when new blog posts are posted and to comment on posts, members must be subscribed to the Lawyers Club Blog. If you are interested in writing for the Blog, please contact Kristin Beattie at beattiebecker@yahoo.com.

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The Bradley Bunch is an informal support group of Lawyers Club, to support social connections between active, long-term Lawyers Club members who are no longer engaged in their primary career in the law. Members are committed to providing mutual support, mentoring new and transitioning members of Lawyers Club, and advancing the mission of Lawyers Club.

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The Bylaws and Policy Advisory Committee is tasked with creating, maintaining, and updating the Lawyers Club policy manual. Additionally, the Committee provides research and advice to the Lawyers Club Board of Directors and other Lawyers Club committees on issues regarding bylaws and policies, including proposed amendments and revisions of existing bylaws and policies. (Approved by the Board of Directors on November 7, 2016).

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Sign up to receive notifications via email of pro bono and other volunteer opportunities from the Community Outreach Committee.

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The Community Outreach Committee (COC) works to improve the lives and status of women and children in San Diego through hands-on projects and volunteer and pro bono opportunities. COC oversees Lawyers Club’s partnership in education with Central Elementary School including twice a year Read-Ins where volunteers read, interact, promote literacy and serve as role models to children at Central Elementary. (Approved by the Board of Directors on November 7, 2016)

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The Diverse Women's Committee will work to identify, confront, and address particular challenges that women of color, as double minorities, continue to face in the legal profession and society, particularly in San Diego. (Approved by the Board of Directors on November 7, 2016)

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The East County Working Group promotes and expands Lawyers Club’s mission of advancing women in the law and society in East County.

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The Equality and Action Committee addresses issues relating to gender bias and barriers to the
advancement of women in the San Diego legal community. (See full description on group homepage).

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The Fund for Justice Committee makes charitable gifts in the name of Lawyers Club of San Diego and its members to address, through education, research, funding and programming, social issues and specific problems in San Diego County which relate to the mission of Lawyers Club.

Lawyers Club members (except student members) are welcome to join the Fund for Justice Committee. For more information contact the co-chairs.

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The Golf Tournament Committee plans and executes the Annual Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the tournament, in part, benefit the Fund for Justice, the charitable arm of Lawyers Club. The Tournament also provides networking opportunities for participants and is open to golfers and non-golfers alike. The Committee solicits sponsorships and donations, promotes and markets the tournament, and helps host a successful event. (Approved by the Board of Directors on November 7, 2016)

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The History & Archives Committee seeks to locate and preserve historical documents relevant to the founding and mission of Lawyers Club, capture reflections and biographies of people who have been participants in the organization, and provide historical as well as current context to women’s struggles in the legal community and in the workplace. The Committee also provides articles of interest for Lawyers Club publications and participates in various Lawyers Club events. (Approved by the Board of

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Human Trafficking Collaborative

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The Law Student Outreach Committee fosters relationships among students, lawyers, and judges to facilitate law student transition into the San Diego legal community. The Committee coordinates and oversees Lawyers Club’s outreach efforts to all San Diego’s law schools and encourages student involvement in Lawyers Club. This Committee meets regularly and all law students are encouraged to participate.(Approved by the Board of Director on November 7, 2016)

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Lawyers Club members often need to make a referral for a client, friend, family member, or colleague; what better way to advance the status of women than to refer them to fellow Lawyers Club members? The Referral Network promotes member-to-member referral requests and helps facilitate professional connections and growth.

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The Leadership Development Committee works to cultivate Lawyers Club members as civic leaders, develop their leadership skills and them in their efforts to obtain leadership positions in the community. The Committee also organizes events with community leaders to share information about how to get appointed and elected to various leadership positions.

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The LGBTQ Committee's purpose is to identify, acknowledge and address the unique challenges faced by women who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer members of the legal community.

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The purpose of the Membership Development Committee is to attract new members, as well as to retain and serve current membership. The Committee seeks to increase members’ involvement in Lawyers Club activities and to provide members with leadership and networking opportunities. (Approved by the Board of Director on November 7, 2016)

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The Mentorship Committee will take on the topics of peer-to-peer mentorship and ways to find and cultivate sponsors. We will focus on learning effective ways to meet and cultivate mentors and sponsors and garner skills to help guide and advance our members’ careers. We will meet the second Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm. We will rotate the style of our monthly meetings to include mixers, traditional meetings, and Dine Arounds.

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The North County Committee promotes and expands Lawyers Club’s mission of advancing women in the law and society in North County. The Committee hosts networking and continuing legal education events such as the Annual Taste of North County, monthly committee meetings and quarterly brown bag/mentorship lunches. The Committee also promotes Lawyers Club and its mission to the North County Bar Association and its members. (Approved by the Board of Director on November 7, 2016)

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The Professional Advancement Committee inspires and equips female and women of color lawyers to succeed at the highest levels of the legal profession through innovative training, networking, and professional growth opportunities. (Approved by the Board of Director on November 7, 2016)

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The Red, White, and Brew Committee plans and produces the annual Red, White and Brew event, which in part benefits the Lawyers Club Fund for Justice, the charitable arm of Lawyers Club. The Committee solicits sponsorships and donations, promotes and markets the event, and helps host a successful event. (Approved by the Board of Director on November 7, 2016).

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The Reproductive Justice Committee promotes Lawyers Club's commitment to reproductive justice and gender equality. The Committee seeks to achieve these goals by monitoring legislative developments, liaising with the Coalition for Reproductive Choice, advocating for the advancement of women, and providing information and opportunities to Lawyers Club members for activism and community involvement on issues related to reproductive justice and gender equality.

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The Scholarship Subcommittee (under the Law Student Outreach Committee) reviews student applications for scholarships designated by the law schools, and recommends scholarship candidates to the Lawyers Club Board of Directors for approval, employing Lawyers Club’s mission as criteria. (Approved by the Board of Director on November 7, 2016).

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The Sexual Harassment Task Force is intended to provide an exploratory forum to determine the larger role of Lawyers Club in this debate, to explore issues surrounding sexual harassment in the legal community, and to create solutions to help prevent women from leaving the practice of law due to sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Trial Advocacy Task Force will develop programs that serve to build trial skills for women to act as lead counsel and to provide courtroom skills and experience to enhance judicial applications by women.

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The Women's Advocacy Committee vets legal issues (including proposed legislation, voter referendums, and appellate cases) through the lens of the Lawyers Club mission to promote the status of women in law and society, and advises the Board on whether or not to take a position on an issue.If the Board approves a position on an issue, the Advocacy Committee is then responsible for carrying out efforts to demonstrate its support, opposition, or constructive criticism thereof.

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The Work-Life Management Committee hosts regular discussions and programs regarding the unique work/life management challenges faced by women in the legal profession and society. The Committee also encourages employers to hire and retain talented women in the legal profession by promoting progressive work/life management policies and practices. (Approved by the Board of Director on November 7, 2016).

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more Calendar

9/20/2018
September Luncheon | SCOTUS and the Future of Reproductive Justice

9/26/2018
MDC's Wine Wednesday

10/18/2018
October Luncheon | Demanding Equality for All Human Rights as Lawyers

10/31/2018
22nd Annual Halloween Read-In

11/15/2018
Save the date! Leadership Development Summit / Political Boot Camp

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