In 2016, Darleene served as a Co-Chairperson for the NDC’s Louisiana Women in Leadership Symposium.
In 2015, Darleene served as the Facilitator for the NDC’s LA Chapter’s first “Best Practices” meeting.
Darleene served as a speaker for the Corporate Counsel Women of Color’s (CCWC) Pipeline Development program. In 2015, she spoke on the topic of “My Life as a Lawyer—Strengthening the Pipeline of Future Lawyers” at the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, LA.
Michele Hale DeShazo spoke on a panel at the Louisiana Diversity Council’s Fifth Annual Louisiana Women’s Conference. This is Ms. DeShazo’s 2nd year participating in this conference.
The Louisiana Diversity Council’s mission is to enhance appreciation for and understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion. We will achieve success through the efforts and activities which:
On May 2, 2013, Michele Hale DeShazo spoke on a panel at the Louisiana State Bar Association’s CLE program, Superwomen: Female Attorneys Can Run the World.
In 2012, Darleene was a speaker at the NDC’s 4th Annual Women’s Conference on the topics of “Managing Career Risk – Time and Sacrifice” and “Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century.”
Michele Hale DeShazo published her article, “You Want to Go to Law School? The Decline in Women’s Enrollment and What That Means for Law Firms” in DRI’s The Voice on April 18, 2012.
Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC is pleased to have been admitted into the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF).