MSJDN’s efforts and successes continue to gather attention across the country. Catch up on the stories being told about military spouse attorneys and the removal of barriers for employment in the legal profession.
In February, the Colorado Supreme Court website hosted a story about the recent rule change in their state. New Military Spouse Rule ‘Opens Doors’ told the story of Evelyn Guevara, a MSJDN member admitted last year to the Colorado bar under the new military spouse licensing accommodation. Read the full article here.
In the March 14th edition of the Oklahoma Bar Journal, a piece by MSJDN Communications Director Elizabeth Jamison was published, highlighting the issues faced by military spouse attorneys and reinforcing the need for the new “Special Temporary Permit” in the state. Read the full article here.
Then on March 20th, The Tennessean published “Attorneys with spouses in military push for licensing change.” Reporter Stacey Barchenger explored the issues faced by so many of our members. MSJDN Pro Bono Director Josie Beets was quoted, “I don’t want the next military spouse attorney to walk into the employment readiness office and be handed an application for the grocery store.” Read the full article here.
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