Join AANE and Leaders of the Boston Legal Community

Hosted by Ropes & Gray

AANE invites you to our inaugural Legal Community Breakfast!

AANE works with individuals, families, and professionals to help people with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism spectrum attributes
build meaningful, connected lives.

  • Enjoy breakfast and networking with lawyers from the greater Boston community.

  • Meet Catharine Wells, Professor of Law at Boston College Law School, and hear her story of growing up on the autism spectrum.

  • Support AANE to ensure that individuals on the autism spectrum continue to lead meaningful, connected lives.
Due to security at Prudential Center,
all guests must register by Friday, June 8.
We encourage you to invite friends and colleagues to this event!

I'm sorry I can't attend, but I would like to make a gift toward the AANE Legal Community Breakfast:


Guest Speaker:

Catharine Wells
Professor of Law at Boston College Law School

Catharine Wells is a Professor of Law at Boston College Law School. She was educated at Wellesley College (B.A.), the University of California at Berkeley (M.A and Ph.D. in philosophy) and the Harvard Law School.(J.D.). Prior to entering law teaching, she served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Director of the Division of Public Charities within that office. 

Professor Wells has written extensively in the fields of jurisprudence and legal theory. Her main focus has been on the application of pragmatic principles to various questions in contemporary legal theory and on the influence of Peirce and James on the jurist, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Her publications include:  A Pragmatic Approach to Improving Tort Law; Why Pragmatism Works For Me; Pragmatism, Honesty, and Integrity;. Legal Innovation Within the Wider Intellectual Tradition: The Pragmatism of Oliver Wendell Holmes; Situated Decision Making; Improving One's Situation: Some Pragmatic Reflections on the Art of Judging.  She has also written a number of articles on the experience of women and minorities in legal education.
Event Hosts
Newcomb Stillwell, Ropes & Gray
Daniel McFadden, Foley Hoag
Michael McGrath, K & L Gates

Event Committee Members
Lucy Lovrien, Lovrien Law
Chris McKenna, Foley & Lardner
Glynis Ritchie, Day Pitney
Ken Shulman, Day Pitney
Please contact Kim Wutkiewicz with any questions at:
Phone: (617) 393-3824, ext. 23

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