National Women Law Students’ Organization – University of Puerto Rico
Our chapter was created to support women attending the UPR School of Law. It is the first and only Ms. JD student chapter in Puerto Rico. We strive to empower women through professional and academic resources, support groups like the Student Mentorship Program, social media campaigns, and opportunities for publishing in our online sites. For more information on NWLSO, please visit http://ms-jd.org/programs/nwlso/.
2014-2015 Board of Directors
Mentor – Carmen Cortés Ramos, Esq.
Founder and President – Jeannette Ortiz Ortiz
Vice-President – Dalmarie Martínez Castro
Secretary – Juliana I. Rivera Ortiz
Treasurer – Paula De Felice
Events Coordinator – Angelee Ortiz Ortiz
Events Coordinator – Saritza Rivera Vega
Student Mentorship Coordinator – Cristina M. Lynch Rodríguez
Historian & Blog Administrator – Janice Crespo
1L Representative – Laneyscha Echevarría
Evening Representative– Amanda Castillo
About Ms. JD
Serving women in law school and the legal profession, Ms. JD is an online community that provides a forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers. Ms. JD explores the work of female attorneys and provides networking opportunities, critical analysis of relevant news, and thoughtful discussions for women about their chosen fields of law. Ms. JD also spotlights women in the law and explores women-friendly practices across a spectrum of legal institutions.