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Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
This McKinsey/Lean In Report Will Make You Depressed and Frustrated »
This McKinsey/Lean In Report Will Make You Depressed and Frustrated There are some bright spots—sort of—in the report,...
Monday, August 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Women and People of Color in Law Still Hear “You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer” »
Why Women and People of Color in Law Still Hear “You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer” In the legal field, a popular refrain d...
Thursday, June 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diverse Leaders To Take Over All 59 of NY State Bar Association's Committees »
Diverse Leaders To Take Over All 59 of NY State Bar Association's Committees “It is a moral imperative that our profes...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diversity Scorecard: African American Lawyers Are Being Left Out »
Diversity Scorecard: African American Lawyers Are Being Left Out espite some minority growth in Big Law, African Ameri...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boosting judicial diversity to better reflect society »
Boosting judicial diversity to better reflect society Lawyers in England & Wales from underrepresented groups to g...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Litigators See More Job Prospects With State SG Offices »
Women Litigators See More Job Prospects With State SG Offices The growing number of states embracing the creation of s...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Don't Look Like a Judge': Female Jurists, Lawyers Mistaken for Assistants »
You Don't Look Like a Judge': Female Jurists, Lawyers Mistaken for Assistants When Michigan attorney Marie Reimers twe...
Friday, February 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Argue Only a Fraction of Supreme Court Cases »
Women Argue Only a Fraction of Supreme Court Cases If a lawyer argued a case at the U.S. Supreme Court this term, chan...
Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
170 top in-house lawyers warn they will direct their dollars to law firms promoting diversity »
170 top in-house lawyers warn they will direct their dollars to law firms promoting diversity General counsels and chi...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Skadden, Proskauer Get Creative to Recruit Women and Minority Law Students »
Skadden, Proskauer Get Creative to Recruit Women and Minority Law Students A pair of prominent law firms are stepping...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers say they face persistent racial and gender bias at work »
Lawyers say they face persistent racial and gender bias at work An ABA study revealed that women and people of colo...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women may earn $1 million less than men throughout a career »
Women may earn $1 million less than men throughout a career A  new study …found that by retirement age, a...
Thursday, August 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experienced female lawyers leave the profession because of social constraints and disrespect »
Experienced female lawyers leave the profession because of social constraints and disrespect Women in law already fa...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seasoned women lawyers gaining leverage in salary talks »
Seasoned women lawyers gaining leverage in salary talks The time is now for well-credentialed women lawyers to negoti...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More white, more male, the President's demographic trend for judgeships »
More white, more male, the President's demographic trend for judgeships The face of the federal judiciary is becoming...
Friday, December 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The legal profession is diversifying. But not at the top. »
Minority lawyers now make up 16 percent of law firms -- a record high -- but remain scarce at the top… Read more in the...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In praise of ABA’s women’s initiative »
We applaud the recently announced initiative of the president of the American Bar Association, Hilarie Bass. Read more a...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bar report details lag in pay and partnerships for women, minorities »
The NYC Bar’s latest diversity benchmarking report showed sluggish progress alongside a few notable gains, including women...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why are there so few women SCOTUS advocates? »
New research shows women are significantly underrepresented in the elite ranks of advocates who argue before the court. R...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where are all the Latino lawyers? Hispanics scarce in the legal profession »
Even though the U.S. Latino population continues to grow, Hispanics remain disproportionately under-represented in the leg...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ease up on California’s bar exam to achieve more diversity among lawyers »
California’s bar exam is notoriously difficult. Or, more to the point, it’s notoriously difficult to pass, which is not qu...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why the legal industry must embrace diversity, technology and collaboration »
It’s time the legal industry pays more than lip service to embracing diversity, technology, and collaboration with other p...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mistaken for the court reporter: Litigating as a woman »
Ask a woman in litigation if she’s ever been mistaken for a court reporter, and there’s a good chance she’ll say yes. Re...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Courtroom study finds women lawyers eclipsed in complex cases »
…The low percentage of women attorneys appearing in a speaking role in courts was found at every level and in every type o...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s keeping Asian-American lawyers from ascending the legal ranks? »
While the number of Asian-American lawyers and law students increased greatly in recent decades, there are still few Asian...
Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Film about women leaving the profession airs nationwide »
Millions of people across the country will soon better understand the struggles that women lawyers face every day to succe...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hispanic bar pushes for inclusion and diversity in the legal profession [Op-ed] »
Given the many critical functions that lawyers play in our democratic society, the legal profession is one of the most inf...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
726 women carve a legacy at the Supreme Court lectern »
While clerking for Justice Harry Blackmun in the October 1986-87 term, Covington & Burling's Beth Brinkmann recalls se...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After 130 years, Harvard Law Review elects a black woman president »
It has been 27 years since the first black man… Barack Obama, was elected president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review....
Wednesday, March 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in the legal profession still must face these four obstacles »
Inequality and a lack of access to partnership is a continuing problem for many in the profession. Read more at lawfuel .
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Few Asian-Americans hold top legal jobs, study says »
A new study ... finds Asian Americans are well-represented among the nation’s attorneys, but still missing from leadership...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women and minorities make slow progress in filling law firm ranks »
Women and minorities continued to make small, slow gains in their numbers at major American law firms last year… Read mor...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
#BlackLawyersMatter inspires movement to increase representation in law »
When third-year law student Micah Green came across the hashtag #BlackLawyersMatter … he quickly realized it was more than...
Friday, December 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
For the first time, women make up the majority of law students »
For the first time, women make up a majority of law students, holding just over 50 percent of the seats at accredited law...
Friday, December 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thirty-six law firms pilot ideas to resolve gender divide »
Thirty six law firms have signed on to implement and pilot ideas generated by the Women In Law Hackathon. Read more at Bl...

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