Attorneys Susan Wilson and Sara Rice attended the Women in Law Symposium on March 17, 2023, at the St. Clair County Country Club. The seminar was sponsored by the Federal Bar Association for the Southern District of Illinois and offered sessions highlighting the progressively more relevant role of women lawyers and judges in the multiple facets of the state and federal courts. U. S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, who represents the state of Illinois, gave an amazing presentation on her role in implementing many groundbreaking laws and regulations relating to women. She also was the first Senator to give birth while in office and offered insights into the progress we as a nation have made in allowing for time off for both spouses and support for the mothers who return to work after childbirth. The presenters included, the Honorable Nancy Rosenstengel, Chief United States District Judge of the Southern District Federal court, Laura Grandy, Chief Judge of the Federal bankruptcy court , Judy Cates, Justice in the 5th judicial circuit Appellate Court and other women judges who have distinguished themselves in their careers in both the state and federal courts.