Public recognition of women lawyers could have a positive ripple effect on the careers of other women lawyers.
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.
By Lindsay Breedlove
Paula Hinton and Lucia Coyoca share their keys to success in jury trials.
By Roxanna Augesen Manuel
A skilled advocate prepares, rehearses, and warms up before preforming to her audience—the jury.
By Amy M. Stewart
Follow these tips to enhance your credibility and learn what the jury panel is really thinking.
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.
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)
More than 315 attendees in 25 locations across the country participated in the Woman Advocate Committee’s September 22 Regional Education and Networking Event.
Please join us for our Roundtable, Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, "The Grit Project: True Grit and a Growth Mindset." More information.
We are looking forward to our second annual Women of the Section of Litigation Conference in Chicago on November 11–13, 2015!
Local hosts will review videos and then lead a discussion on how grit and mindset can be applied to various scenarios. More information.
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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