Where have we been and where are we now? Join our distinguished panel as they discuss what it was like to be the first woman in a particular role in the
law. Our panelists also will provide us their insights into how things have (or have not) changed.
Hon. Johnnie B. Rawlinson: Judge Rawlinson is the first female Nevada judge to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.She was also the first female judge to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
Hon. Gloria Navarro: Judge Navarro is the Chief Judge of the District Court for the District of Nevada. She was the second female judge appointed to the U.S. District Court in Nevada.
Franny Forsman: After becoming the first female shareholder of a storied Nevada law firm, Franny Forsman was the first woman appointed as the Federal Public Defender for Nevada, a position she held for 22 years, after which she received a Masters in Creative Writing, and is finishing a novel.
Becky Harris: Ms. Harris is the first woman chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and a former Nevada State Senator.
Prof. Anne Traum: Boyd School of Law and former trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice and Assistant Federal Public Defender.
YOU ARE ALSO INVITED TO STAY FOR A COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH AND FOR THE FREE AFTERNOON CLE PROGRAM ON APPELLATE PRACTICE IN THE NINTH CIRCUIT (SEE EVENTBRITE SIGN UP FOR FURTHER DETAILS)
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
Thomas and Mack Moot Courtroom
4505 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
The NJCHS gratefully acknowledges our host, the Boyd School of Law and the generous support of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.