Recent study results show that a large percentage of performance reviews (76 percent) received by women included negative "personality" criticisms.
A recent article shows that females in the U.S. legal field earn 28.5 percent less than their male counterparts.
The practice of positive thoughts and self-reflection helps female lawyers to be happy and successful.
By Aisha Broderick
EEOC guidelines protect working mothers and mothers-to-be on pregnancy-related discrimination, recognizing they have both a right to reproduce and a right to work.
By Courtney Ward-Reichard
Creating digital connections on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook is a great way to market your practice anytime, anywhere.
By Elizabeth C. Kramer
Blogging not only allows you to market your practice anytime, but also provides you with national exposure that could lead to new external and internal business, a unique identity within your firm, and maybe even an increased love of your job.
What Is the Risk That You Took (or Didn't Take) In Your Career That You Most Regret—or Are Most Satisfied With?
Your peers recount three moments when taking a leap of faith paid off professionally.
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)
The ABA Section of Litigation is accepting nominations for the 2015 Diversity Leadership Award.
Congratulations to WAC's brilliant newsletter editors, Margaret Lyle, editor-in-chief; Jackie Palik; M.C. Sungaila; Gilda Turitz; and Elizabeth Timkovich! Read more.
Registration is now open for the Women's Conference in Chicago
The meeting will be held February 12–15, 2015, at the Trump Resort in Florida.
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