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MSJDN in the press

New state court rule aims to help military spouses practice law in Delaware, Delaware Public Media, October 2019

Fort Leonard Wood Military Spouse Attorney First to be Accepted Under New Missouri Rule , US Army, February 2019

California Military Spouse Attorney Licensing Under Dispute, Military Families Magazine, January 2019

Utah’s Supreme Court poised to aid military families with admissions rule, The Salt Lake Tribune, November 2018

Court Says Bar Office Needs to Try Again in Military Spouse Case, Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 2018

CLO Who Passed 5 Bar Exams in 3 Years Speaks Up for Relocating Military Spouse Lawyers,, September 2018

Temporary Law Licenses for Military Spouses, Legal Talk Network, August 2018

Homefront Rising: why military spouses should get political, Military Spouse Magazine, August 2018

Shifting political parties and military spouses, Pantsuit Politics Podcast, August 2018

How licensing changes could aid military spouse employment, San Diego Union Tribune, July 2018

Military spouse goes to court to become Georgia lawyer, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 2018

Law Students Married to Military Face Challenges, but Resources Make the Struggle Easier, NALP Bulletin, June 2018

Lawyerly Answer, NextGen Milspouse Happy Hour Podcast, May 2018

First military spouse sworn in as attorney under new rule in Connecticut, The Day, May 2018

I’m a military spouse and a lawyer, Penn Live, April 2018

Supporting military spouses in the legal profession, The Gen Why Podcast, April 2018

Those Who Serve, Chicago Lawyer, March 2018

Country, Commitment, and a JD Career, The Young Lawyer, February 2018

Practice on the Move: Supporting Military Spouse Attorneys, Raising the Bar, January 2018

Changing the Rules for Military Spouse Attorneys, ABA Commission on Women Perspectives, Winter 2018

Legal Resources for Military Attorneys and Families, Military Law Matters Podcast, December 2017

The Unknown Sacrifice of the Military Spouse Lawyer and the Network Trying to Help,, November 2017

Help Military Spouse Lawyers, Omaha World Herald, November 2017

The Gig Economy and Military Spouses, Huffington Post, September 2017

I Need a J-O-B, The Dear MilFamily Podcast, September 2017

The sacrifices of military spouses can sometimes go unnoticed, The Hill, September 2017

Military spouses can now more easily practice law in Connecticut, The Day, July 2017

State Bar Board Supports Prosecutor Office, Discusses Military Spouse Rule, WisBar News, June 2017

Attorney spouses of soldiers can practice in Tenn., Ky. without new exam, Fort Campbell Courier, June 2017

Supreme Court and Fort Campbell Celebrate Military Spouse Rules, Tennessee Courts, June 2017

How to Advocate Effectively When You’re a Military Spouse, NextGen Milspouse, May 2017

How Homefront Rising Empowers Military Spouses, NextGen Milspouse, April 2017

Why Military Spouses Shouldn’t Have to Keep Taking the Bar Exam, Lawyerist, April 2017

Organization helping military spouses tell their stories, Stars and Stripes, March 2017

West Virginia’s Legal Community Embraces Military Spouse Attorneys, The West Virginia Lawyer, March 2017

Hiring freeze is hitting military spouses hard, ThinkProgress, March 2017

Military spouses struggle to stay in careers, Huffington Post, December 2016

Partnership Makes Practice Easier for Lawyers who have Military Spouses, ABA Journal, November 2016

License Reciprocity for Military Spouses, Military Spouse Magazine, November 2016

ND and KY are Next in Line to Adopt Rules for Military Spouses, 2 Civility.Org, October 2016

How to Help More, Military Times, September 2016

Michelle Obama: Great progress on military spouse jobs, but more work ahead, Military Times, July 2016

Military Spouse Spotlight, Military OneSource SECO newsletter, July 2016

Proposed Kansas Licensing Rule Will Ease Burden on Kansas Military Families, Topeka Bar Association, June 2016

Service on the Move, Texas Bar Journal, May 2016

Licensing Changes Help Military Spouses Stay in Careers, Dept. of Defense Blog, April 2016

Military spouses, AG Derek Schmidt push for rule changes on Kansas law licenses, Topeka Capitol Journal, April 2016

Resource Helps Gold Star Parents Know Rights to Grandkids,, March 2016

Mission Family: New visitation rights guide for Gold Star family grandparents, Military Times, March 2016

Former military spouse could be on Supreme Court short list, Spousebuzz, February 2016

Military spouse among possible nominees for Scalia’s Supreme Court seat, Military Times, February 2016

Mission Family: Spouse job training part of unified effort, Military Times, January 2016

Kentucky Legal Community Supports Military Families Through Licensing Changes, Bench and Bar, January 2016

Tennessee Loosens Rules for Out-of-State Lawyers, The Tennesseean, December 2015

Tennessee OKs Temporary Licenses for Lawyer Military Spouses, The National Law Journal, December 2015

This Human Interest Lawyer Refuses to Let Military Life Interfere with her Career, Task and Purpose, November 2015

Many States Adopt Licensing Requirements for Attorneys who are Military Spouses, Stanford Law Veterans Organization, October 2015

Legal Network Helps Military Spouses, Northwest Guardian, October 2015

Making the Right Moves to Address the Licensing Issue, NextGen Milspouse, October 2015

Making It in the MilLife, MOAA Spouse Blog, October 2015

6 Groups Advocating for Milspouses You Need to Know, NextGen Milspouse, October 2015

Helping Military Spouses Practice Wherever DOD Demands, ABA’s TYL Magazine, August 2015

Making the Right Moves to Maintain Your Career, SpouseBuzz, August 2015

How the Legal Community Can Lead the Way to Support Military Families, Jurist, July 2015

Georgia Bar Should Open Doors to Military Spouses with JDs, Daily Report, June 2015

Helping Military Spouses Practice Wherever DOD Demands, The Young Lawyer’s Division, Summer 2015

NBA Veterans Continue to Serve, Nashville Bar Journal, April 2015

Attorneys with spouses in military push for licensing change, The Tennessean, March 2015

Oklahoma Recognizes Military Spouse Sacrifices with New Licensing Rule, The Oklahoma Bar Journal, March 2015

New Military Spouse Rule Opens Doors, Colorado Supreme Court website, February 2015

Advocating for Accommodations In Bar Admission Rules for KY’s Military Spouse Attorneys, Louisville Bar Association, November 2014

MSJDN Conference Helps Spouses Make the Right Moves, SpouseBuzz, October 2014

Military Spouse JD Network Advocates for Change in Licensing, The Bar Association of San Francisco, Summer 2014

Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners enacts military spouse attorney licensing policy, Massachusetts Lawyers Journal July 2014

Groundbreaking Rule 1A:8 Recognizes Military Spouse Sacrifices, Virginia Lawyer Magazine, June 2014

No VA. bar needed: Rule eased for military spouses, The Virginian Pilot, May 2014

Bar none: Two AZ women fight to help lawyers in military families, Tucson Sentinel, March 2014

Rule 38 passed, makes life easier for military spouses practicing law, Cronkite News (video), February 2014

You Shouldn’t Marry a Lawyer … But if You Do, PCS to Arizona (or Idaho), The Reporter, Fall 2013

Military Spouses Attract Attention of DC LeadersMilitary One Click News, May 2013

The Ultimate Bar Association for Military Spouse Attorneys, Ms. JD Blog, February 2013

Military spouses campaign for increased employment opportunities, ABA News, August 2012

First Lady Touts Spouse Licensure Successes, Dept. of Defense Blog, June 2012

Military Spouse Attorneys Answer Joining Forces Challenge, White House Blog, June 2012

Family Matters Blog: Network Helps Spouses Remain Lawyers, Dept. of Defense Blog, June 2012

Mission Accomplished: Military Spouse Network Gets ABA/White House Attention, ABA Journal, May 2012

Lower the Licensing Barriers So We May Serve, UVA Lawyer, Spring 2012

House of Delegates urged to pass policy supporting military spouses in legal profession, ABA News, February 2012

Military Spouses Advocating for Provisional Bar Membership, DC, October, 2011