Boardman Clark Hosts Third Diversity Panel for Wisconsin Law Students
Rounding out its virtual panel series during the 2020-2021 school year, Boardman Clark hosted a third panel for law students on April 16, 2021 as part of its continuing diversity initiative. This event was virtual and featured the women of Boardman Clark. Attorneys Marta Meyers, Alison Helland, Kate Harrell, Julia Potter, Kathryn Pfefferle, Tess O’Brien, and Jennifer Mirus shared their experiences related to being female partners and associates in private practice. Paralegal Patricia Robinson and marketing associate Alexis Wells shared their experiences being women of color in a predominately white and male law firm. And paralegals LuAnn Peterson and Christina Hayes discussed what it is like to be a female paralegal in private practice. The event was followed by one-on-one virtual lunches between the Boardman female attorneys and law students.
Click here to access a recording of the roundtable discussion at this event, and click here to access the self-care resources provided to law students during the event.
Boardman Clark’s Law Student Outreach Committee organized the event, which consists of associates Sarah Horner and Julia Jagow, and marketing associate Alexis Wells. The Committee is excited to continue its involvement with both Marquette Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School and hopes to expand its outreach efforts in the 2021-2022 school year.