A survey of cases in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois reveals gender disparity in the role of lead counsel.
Strengthen your communication by eliminating the word "just" from your vocabulary.
Balancing the roles of mother and attorney.
By Sabrina C. Beavens
Besides contributing to your community, joining a nonprofit board can open new avenues for business development.
By Quyen M. Tu
Forming or working for a benefit corporation allows you to serve and lead your community as well as hone your legal skills.
By Mary-Christine (M.C.) Sungaila
An experienced board member shares five benefits of serving on a nonprofit board.
Read what two women litigators think you should anticipate for.
At the November 2014 WOTSOL meeting in Chicago, WAC received several meaningful "Sharing Our Success" tips.
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)
Trying to balance work and home is a challenge for all professionals. Hear Shayna Steinfeld's "Ten Lessons from the 50 Yard Line" for suggestions on how to improve your life at home thus leading to a better life in the office. (14:57 min)
Being an attorney is a full time job. Being a parent is also a full time job. Listen as Danielle Kays offers 10 tips on how to be successful at both. (14:38 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)
In honor of Mother’s Day, The Woman Advocate proudly presents inspiring stories from remarkable women lawyers, leaders, and mothers with thriving careers, who have made community service a priority. Read more perspectives on community service in our spring newsletter.
This is a great opportunity to showcase your trial skills or participate in a high-level plenary. Read more.
The Woman Advocate newsletter is seeking article proposals and authors for our upcoming issue, which will have the theme "Service and Leadership." Read more.
The Woman Advocate Committee is delighted to welcome Tiffany deGruy as a new web editor! Read more.
Congratulations to WAC's brilliant newsletter editors, Margaret Lyle, editor-in-chief; Jackie Palik; M.C. Sungaila; Gilda Turitz; and Elizabeth Timkovich! Read more.
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