Upcoming Events

From Graduation to Gavel
Wed, Dec 09
Zoom Virtual Conferencing
Dec 09, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM CST
Zoom Virtual Conferencing
Helping newer lawyers prepare for the path to the bench.
MN 7th District: Demystifying the Path to the Bench
Tue, Nov 24
Zoom event
Nov 24, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Zoom event
Please join us in this virtual event to learn more about the 7th Judicial District on November 24th from 5pm to 7pm. Small group break-out sessions after panel presentations! See below for registration link!
Leadership in Times of Change: Re-Imaging the Legal Workplace
Mon, Sep 14
mwlawyers.org
Sep 14, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT
mwlawyers.org
Please join the Minnesota Women Lawyers for an important conversation on how we might best navigate our transformed workplaces as the profession collectively faces the pandemic and issues of equity and racial justice.
10th Judicial District Virtual Event -- August 24th 4-6pm (1)
Mon, Aug 24
Zoom Virtual Conferencing
Aug 24, 4:00 PM – 6:05 PM CDT
Zoom Virtual Conferencing
Learn about the path to the bench in the 10th judicial district from 10th district judges and commissioners! Sign up for small group coaching! For more information and to RSVP, please visit the Minnesota Women Lawyers page: https://mwlawyers.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1409627

PAST EVENTS

March 1, 2019

Picking Judges in the 21st Century: Who Decides?

This day-long March 1, 2019 program examined the evolving judicial selection process at the state and federal level, and judicial diversity from a wide range of perspectives.

May 3, 2016

2016 Annual Event and Summit

Judges, clerks and others in the legal community discussed the role and importance of clerking and collaborative models for creating inclusive opportunities.

August 6, 2014

2014 Annual Event and Summit

The Infinity Project Annual Summit Meeting and Summit, held in conjunction with the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference, featured a panel “Father-daughter reflections on gender and the legal profession,” moderated by Dean Marianne Culhane, Creighton Law School.

June 20, 2013

2013 Annual Event and Summit

Infinity 2013 CLE event on Gender & Justice featured Dr. Sally Kenney, co-founder of the Infinity Project, and a responder panel.

April 10, 2013

Celebrating Women Pioneers in Minnesota's Judiciary

Judges, clerks and others in the legal community discussed the role and importance of clerking and collaborative models for creating inclusive opportunities.

February 5, 2013

Taking Action to Increase Equality

On February 5, 2013 the Infinity Project teamed up with Minnesota Women Lawyers and GenderJustice to offer a two hour CLE Taking Action to Increase Equality: A Conversation among Bench and Bar.

August 9, 2012

2012 Annual Event: Gender Equity on the Federal Bench

The Honorable Karen Schreier, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (the first woman to hold this post) accepts the Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award for her work advancing gender diversity on the bench.

October 13, 2011

2011 Annual Event: Informing and Improving the Judicial Selection Process

The Honorable Karen Schreier, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (the first woman to hold this post) accepts the Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award for her work advancing gender diversity on the bench.

August 11, 2010

2010 Annual Event: Achieve Diversity on the Bench in the 21st Century

The Infinity Project sponsored a candid discussion about the way in which we nominate, vet, and appoint our current Article I and III judges. The panel was moderated by Dahlia Lithwick, contributing editor for Newsweek and Senior Editor for Slate

October 17, 2008

2008 Inaugural Annual Event

The event began with a keynote address, “Leadership, Gender and Judicial Selection,” by Professor Sherrilyn Ifill of the University of Maryland School of Law.

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