Dr. Karola Fettweis

Title: Dr.
Prename: Karola
Surname: Fettweis
Profession: Lawyer
Birthday: 12/14/1909
Place of birth: Essen
Date of death: 05/17/1994
Place of death: Freiburg
Education: University studies (philosophy, law) in Hamburg and Freiburg, 1933 doctorate; 1938 state examination in law without approbation; trains as a singer
Career: 1934–37 trainee, later associate in Dr. Maria Plum’s law firm in Freiburg; 1946 approbation as a lawyer; 1968 member of the commission on marriage law, West German Ministry of Justice
Memberships: Freiburg Association of University Women (Freiburger Akademikerinnen); from 1962 board member, Freiburg Bar Association; 1970–80 president, Federal German Bar Association; 1970 Federal Cross of Merit, First Class; 1975 Grand Cross of the Federal Order of Merit
Biographical literature: Petra Herkert, “Dr. jur. Karola Fettweis. Die Reform des Eherechts als Lebenswerk,” in*“Nun gehen Sie hin und heiraten Sie!” Die Töchter der Alma Mater im 20. Jahrhundert*, ed. Isolde Tröndle-Weintritt and Petra Herkert (Freiburg: Kore, 1997), 58–71; Marion Röwekamp, *Juristinnen: Lexikon zu Leben und Werk* (Baden-Baden, Nomos, 2005), 104
Major works: *Der örtlich beschränkte Besitzstand an einer Warenausstattung* (diss.; Schramberg, 1933)