Maintaining a strong network is advantageous for future opportunities.
Critical mass for change begins around 20 percent.
An article on the rewards of achieving gender parity.
By Jennifer B. Grippa
Improve your chances of a successful mediation.
By Julia Mandeville Damasco and Margaret Trollan
Proper drafting of settlement documents is important, as the language used can impact your client's tax consequences.
By Rachel K. Ehrlich and Emily E. Garrison
Consider what the confidentiality agreements may not protect and how they may affect future proceedings.
Four women respond with straightforward, practical tips.
We're glad you connected with the "Sharing Our Success" initiative, which began at the ABA's first "Women of the Section of Litigation (WOTSOL)" Conference in Chicago last November.
Having a successful career is often achieved with the help of others. Listen as LaKeisha Randall discusses that while mentors are useful, having a sponsor is your best option for advancing your career. (8:22 min)
Listen as Anne Marie Seibel outlines various types of difficult witnesses that you may encounter, followed by specific advice for how to best deal with each of them by assessing their personality types.
Being successful at work can come at the expense of other parts of your life. Litigators and mothers Sabrina Beavens and Paula Hinton discuss how "managing" is the best goal for success. (9:17 min)
A discussion on specific strategies and solutions for addressing and eliminating long-standing pay disparity in compensation between male and female attorneys practicing in law firms. (47:57)
In today's world, the lawyers who succeed will be the lawyers who use technology to be better, faster, smarter and more agile. (1:01:46)
We hope you have already made plans to join us in Kansas City on November 9-10, 2016 for the Woman Advocate Committee’s Annual Meeting. Registration is now open! Registration rates are competitively priced at $175 for ABA Section of Litigation Members, $235 for Non-Members, $50 for in-house counsel, and $25 for law students.
The Woman Advocate Committee participated in a "Dutch Treat" family-styled dinner and in a Dry Styling Event.
Check out the March 2016 edition of ABA's Law Practice Today.
More than 185 attendees in more than 20 locations across the country participated in the event.
Read the updated message from our new cochairs Sabrina Beavens, Erica Calderas, Beatty O'Donnell, and Heather White.
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