Speed mentoring event celebrates first woman law graduate

Cheryl D. Block, JD (left, foreground), professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, and Kathleen DuBois (left, background), managing attorney of the Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Family Court Project, participate in mentoring sessions with first-year law student Danielle Mubarak (right, foreground) and second-year law student Ashley Hartmann during Women’s Law Day Sept. 20 in Crowder Courtyard of Anheuser-Busch Hall. The event brought together law students and women lawyers, judges and faculty members to celebrate the anniversary of Washington University’s first woman law graduate, Phoebe Couzins, who earned a degree in 1871. The law school’s Career Services Office and Women’s Law Caucus sponsored the event.
(Credit: Kevin Lowder)