Judge Beatrice Butchko, Alexandra Bach Lagos, Esq. and Laura K. Wendell, Esq.
Honorees in the Photo (from left to right): Judge Beatrice Butchko, Alexandra Bach Lagos, Esq. and Laura K. Wendell, Esq.

The FIU Women’s Law Society hosted its Networking Event Celebrating Women in Law on Nov. 1, 2012 at Kork Wine & Cheese in downtown Miami.

The Women’s Legal Society, which strives to connect and motivate future women lawyers to excel within the legal field, honored Judge Beatrice Butchko and Alexandra Bach Lagos, Esq. for their outstanding accomplishments in the legal community and constant support of FIU Women’s Law Society.

Judge Butchko presides over civil cases in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and Alexandra Bach Lagos, Esq. is the immediate past president of Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

Welcoming remarks were given by the current President of Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), Laura K. Wendell, Esq. to approximately 75 guests, including students, judges and attorneys.

Aubrie Brake, President of FIU Women’s Law Society, stated, “The event exceeded all expectations.  It was an honor for us to receive so much support from the attorney chapters of FAWL.  During opening remarks Laura K. Wendell spoke about the importance of staying connected to organizations such as FAWL after we step out into the legal field.  Our students left the event with priceless advice.”

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