Willebrandt, Mabel Elizabeth Walker
1889 - 1963

Alias: Mabel Elizabeth Walker
Born: 5/23/1889 in Kansas
Died: 4/6/1963
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
DC, South
CA, West
Legal Education:
University of Southern California School of Law, 1916
Positions During Her Career:
Private practitioner with Fred Horowitz and John Shepherd (1916-1931)
Assistant Attorney General for California (1929-1931)
Attorney for Fruit Industries (1931-)
Private practitioner (-1962)

Further Research Materials

John R. Vile (Ed.), Great American Lawyers: An Encyclopedia, Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO (2001)
Book Review: Feminist Lawyers
Barbara Allen Babcock, Book Review: Feminist Lawyers, 50 Stanford Law Review 1689 (May 1998)
Edward Behr, Prohibition: The 13 Years that Changed America, London: BBC Books (1997)
Kenneth D. Rose, American Women and the Repeal of Prohibition, New York: New York University Press (1996)
Dawn Bradley Berry, The 50 Most Influential Women in American Law. Los Angeles: Contemporary Books (1996).
Karen B. Morello, The Invisible Bar: The Woman Lawyer in America 1638 to the Present. New York: Random House (1986)
Dorothy M. Brown, Mabel Walker Willebrandt: A Study of Power, Loyalty, and Law. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press (1984)
Louise Brooks, Lulu in Hollywood, New York: Knopf (1982)
Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green (Editors), Notable American Women: The Modern Period: A Biographical Dictionary. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1980)
Mabel Walker Willebrandt Papers
Mabel Walker Willebrandt Papers, Library of Congress Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C., Local Call No: MMC-1465, available at: http://www.loc.gov/cgi-bin/zclient?host=z3950.loc.gov&port=7092&attrset=BIB1&rtype=USMARC&DisplayRecordSyntax=HTML&ESN=F&startrec=1&maxrecords=10&dbname=Voyager&srchtype=1,9,2,3,3,1,4,1,5,1,6,1&term_term_1=mm+82059618
Barbara Allen Babcock, Sex Discrimination and the Law. Boston: Little, Brown (1975)
Ernest Barron Gordon, The Wrecking of the Eighteenth Amendment. Francestown: The Alcohol Information Press (1943)
Mabel Walker Willebrandt Named to Head Bar Committee, The Washington Post; August 10, 1938; pg. 17
Mabel Walker Willebrandt, Give Women a Fighting Chance, 85 Smart Set Magazine, Feb. 1930
Mabel Walker Willebrandt, The Inside of Prohibition. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1929)
Mabel Walker Willebrandt, Smart Washington After Six O'Clock, Ladies' Home Journal, July 1929.
Donnelley v. United States, 276 U.S. 505 (1928)
Mabel Walker Willebrandt, Woman -- And a Decadent Jury System, McCall's Magazine, May 1928
Mabel Walker Willebrandt, First Impressions, Good Housekeeping Magazine, May 1928
S.J. Woolf, The Woman Behind the Night Club Raids: Mrs. Willebrandt, Formerly a School Teacher, Tells Why She Believes in the Enforcement of Prohibition Law, New York Times Magazine (September 2, 1925)
Mabel Walker Willebrandt, Will You Help Keep the Law?, Good Housekeeping, April 1924
Justice is Truth in Action: Success Is Being Won By Many Women In The Administration Of Law and Justice
Ida White Parker, Justice is Truth in Action: Success Is Being Won By Many Women In The Administration Of Law and Justice, The Business Woman 8 (1923)
Nell Ray Clarke, The First Legal Lady of the Land, Woman Citizen, February 10, 1923