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Kilgore Society


Named in honor of trailblazing alumna Carrie Burnham Kilgore, Class of 1883, the Kilgore Society’s mission is two-fold:

  • Foster and maintain a community of outstanding Law School women, including: current lawyers at law firms, in solo practice, or in house; judges; professors; government and nonprofit employees; JDs and LLMs pursuing alternative career paths; retired practitioners, and all others.
  • Support and increase the number of women in law and in positions of leadership by providing opportunities for networking, professional development, mentorship, and continuing education.

2L & 3L Mentoring Program

In conjunction with the student-run Penn Law Women’s Association (PLWA), each spring we match rising 3L women with alumna mentors, based on geographic location, industry/practice area interests, and other factors, as identified by student applicants to the program and alumna volunteers.

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