This is the fifth and final story in our series about first female law deans that ran throughout March—Women’s History Month—including interviews conducted with current and past law deans who were the first female leader at one or more law schools over the past few decades.

The first story, published on Feb. 29, featured Yale Law Dean Heather Gerken; the second story, published on March 7, featured University of Arkansas at Fayetteville School of Law Dean Cynthia Nance; the third story, published on March 19, featured Kellye Testy, president and CEO of the Law School Admission Council; and the fourth story, published April 3, featured Penn State Dickinson Law Dean Danielle Conway.