Laurel G. Bellows, American Bar Association President, to Speak at The Commerce Club May 3

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Women in Law is the Atlanta legal community’s annual fundraiser to support the work of The Atlanta Women’s Foundation.  AWF focuses on programs for women and girls and their efforts to move up and out of poverty. The event takes place at The Commerce Club on May 3, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

The featured speaker is Laurel G. Bellows, a principal of The Bellows Law Group, P.C. in Chicago, who represents executives in the United States and internationally. Currently, Bellows is serving as President of the American Bar Association.  She has also served as chair of the association’s policymaking House of Delegates (2006-2008), the second highest elected office in the ABA, and as chair of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession.

Bellows’ work in the law profession and her community has been recognized by many publications. Crain’s Chicago Business lists Bellows among its annual list of Power Players.  In 2006, she was named one of the 28 Power Lawyers in the City by Chicago Magazine.  She was cited as one of Chicago’s 100 Women of Influence in 1996, also by Crain’s Chicago Business, and was listed among Working Mother Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Working Mothers in the country in 1997.

WHEN:  Friday, May 3, 2013 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.


Individual tickets to the event are $100. To purchase tickets, click here.

All proceeds from the event support the work of AWF.

WHERE:  The Commerce Club One Ninety One Peachtree Tower

49th Floor 191 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA  30303

About AWF

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s mission and vision are to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls and to eliminate generational poverty. The Foundation raises and distributes funds to programs that strategically enhance the quality of life for women and girls and is the only public foundation in Georgia dedicated solely to their needs. For more information or a current list of grantee agencies, please visit:

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