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‘Navigating Gender Issues in the Workplace’

The ONU College of Law and its Legal Association of Women will host a continuing education (CLE) seminar, “Navigating Gender Issues in the Workplace,” from 1 to 4 p.m., April 8 at the College of Law

The program will feature Valoria Hover, president of the Ohio Women’s Bar Association, and partner in the firm of Kohrman, Jackoson & Kranta, PPL, Columbus, Ohio, speaking on “Gender Fairness Studies.”

Christine (Haniford) Ranzau, JD ’02, a partner in Drake, Phillips, Kuensli & Clark, Findlay, Ohio, will present “The Family and the Firm.”

Brandie (Hawkins) Swickrath, JD ’04, attorney-at-law, Lima, Ohio, will speak on “Alternatives to the Firm.”

Karen Elliott, JD ’83, Hancock County Court of Common Pleas, Findlay, Ohio, and adjunct professor of legal research and writing for the Pettit College of Law, will speak on “The Changing Environment for Women in Law.”

The seminar will end at 4 p.m. with a reception and portrait dedication in the Clemens Lounge. A portrait of Lena Boggess Wilcox Mason, BS 1896, LLB 1896 , the first female graduate of ONU’s College of Law, will be dedicated. Special guest will be the artist, Sandy Lampman-Byers, PSA, of Seattle, Wash., the great-granddaughter of Mason.

The CLE is approved for 2.5 hours of continuing legal education credit by the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education. The CLE is complimentary, however, registration is required by emailing or calling 419-772-3051.