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GRAWA selects nonprofit for Directors’ Award

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RESOLVE of Greater Rochester Inc. has been named the recipient of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys Directors’ Award. The GRAWA Directors’ Award originated in 1986 and has been awarded to exceptional community leaders including the late Rep. Louise ...

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Judicial candidates share their views

The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys held a judicial candidates forum at Nixon Peabody LLP on Thursday. Moderators included retired Monroe County Court Judge Patricia D. Marks, left. Candidates attending included Michael Dollinger and Karen Bailey Turner, right, who are running for Monroe County Court.

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The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys hosted a judicial candidate forum on Thursday at the offices of Nixon Peabody LLP. Only Democratic judicial candidates participated in the luncheon event. Republicans declined the invitation, or did not respond, according to ...

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GRAWA open house spotlights new members and committees

GRAWA new members, from left to right: Jennifer Taylor, Leah Cintineo, Nastasha Burdick, GRAWA President Carey Ann Denefrio, new members Taylor Henry, Kamela Caschette, and Erin Elmouji.  Missing from the photo:  Lisa Granite and Cuevas Senovia

For many attending the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorney’s Open House on Sept. 24, it was also their first visit to the Woods, Oviatt, Gilman LLP offices on the 19th floor of the Bausch and Lomb building. The view ...

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GRAWA judicial candidate ratings announced

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The Judicial Evaluation Committee (JEC) of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) has released the following ratings of judicial candidates running for state Supreme Court, Monroe County Court, and Rochester City Court. State Supreme Court Meredith Vacca: Well ...

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GRAWA announces judicial evaluations

The Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) has released its ratings for judicial candidates running for seats in November. Candidates who refused to participate in the evaluation process were not recommended. GRAWA’s ratings for ...

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Three bars join together to raise important discussion at CLE: diversity, inclusion and retention

On Sept. 25, the three local bar associations — The Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA), The Rochester Black Bar Association (RBBA) and The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) — hosted a CLE program titled “Diversity, Inclusion and Retention: ...

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Judge Wolford speaks at GRAWA new member reception

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As the 35th president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys, Jodie Ryan opened the meeting portion of the annual New Member Reception at the offices of Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC, this year’s event host, welcoming all and ...

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GRAWA president has full agenda

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Jodie L. Ryan’s plans as the new president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys include revamping the judicial candidate evaluation process, planning for the group’s 35th anniversary, and possibly creating a foundation arm of the organization. Ryan, of ...

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GRAWA celebrates new board

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Jodie L. Ryan (McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP) was sworn in as the 35th president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys on May 25 as Pamela  Reynolds (Littler Mendelson PC) transitions to immediate past president. U.S. District ...

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Female lawyers lobby Albany

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Three members of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys traveled to Albany Tuesday to meet with state lawmakers and lobby for the top issues on their legislative agenda. Katherine Courtney, an attorney adviser at the Social Security Administration; Heather ...

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