Honoring Women Paralegals and Lawyers for Women’s History Month and Beyond

Posted on behalf of Jeff Pitman on March 8, 2022 in Firm News
Updated on April 24, 2024

pksd celebrating women's history monthEach year, the U.S. celebrates the women who have helped facilitate positive changes throughout its history.

Too often in history, the contributions of women have been overlooked or glossed over simply because of their gender.

Join the PKSD team in celebrating women throughout history, including the paralegals and lawyers at our own firm.

Celebrating Women at Home and Around the Globe

March is the month for focused reflection of the contributions and achievements of women, both today and throughout history.

Women’s History Month

The National Women’s History Alliance (NWHA), which formed over 30 years ago, was founded in Santa Rosa, California.

The NWHA seeks to educate and inspire others with the accomplishments of women. Each year, the NWHA coordinates multiple events – workshops, conferences and more – to further their efforts and recognize today’s women leaders.

This year’s theme is “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope” – a reflection and a tribute to caregivers and frontline workers during the pandemic. Many women, not just doctors, nurses and caregivers, but also clerks, mothers, lawyers and others, have inspired hope and strived to help and ease the suffering of others.

International Women’s Day

Celebrated every year on March 8, International Women’s Day focuses on the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women around the world. This year’s theme is “Imagine a Gender Equal World.”

PKSD Celebrates Women Paralegals and Lawyers

At PKSD, we have a strong team of woman legal professionals we would like to honor today, for International Women’s Day, and throughout Women’s History Month.

Angela Dentice

A partner at the firm, Ms. Dentice has a long history of advocating for others in need. She has a long history as a successful trial lawyer representing injured adults and children. Many of these clients had suffered severe injuries, including traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), spinal cord damage and more. Her former career, teaching handicapped children, is part of her history and gives her unique insight into helping severely injured clients today. Other recent achievements include actively serving on:

  • Wisconsin Association for Justice – Former President
  • Co-chair of the Leadership and Political Task Force of the statewide economic initiative, Wisconsin Women Prosperity
  • Mentor to young trial lawyers

Rebecca L. Domnitz

Attorney Rebecca Domnitz has tried numerous cases involving car crashes, work injuries and premises liability throughout Wisconsin. In addition to building a reputation as a highly skilled trial lawyer, she is also actively involved with the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus.

Katherine “Kate” Metzger

Attorney Kate Metzger is devoted to representing victims who have suffered a personal injury, especially  victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. Ms. Metzger is also an active member of the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus and chosen as a Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, as well as the Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.

Kristen Odijk

Attorney Kristen Odijk was fighting for victims of serious and violent felonies as a State Prosecutor in Florida before joining PKSD. Today, Kristen is an active member of many bar associations, including Women Trial Lawyers Caucus and Association for Women Lawyers. At PKSD, she continues her passion of advocating for personal injury victims and elderly victims of nursing home abuse.

Thank you for your contributions and leadership to the PKSD legal team. We appreciate your dedication to excellence and commitment to helping injured victims every day.

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