It's more than just "the right thing to do."
A business development video feature in the March 2016 Monthly Section Newsletter.
Strategic moves for advancing in the legal world.
By Rebeccca Kahan Waldman and Meghan Rohling Kelly
The amount of discovery is perhaps the biggest factor affecting the cost and duration of litigation.
By Debra Cassens Weiss
Law overall has the widest gender gap, according to Fusion.
Article originally published in the ABA Journal, March 17, 2016.
By Elizabeth T. Timkovich
A brief overview of the recent amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 16, 26, 34, and 37.
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)
Register now for this informative Roundtable being held on Wednesday, May 25, from 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Eastern.
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.
This exciting conference will be held in Kansas City, MO, on November 10, 2016, at Polsinelli. Don't miss out on an opportunity to submit your program proposal!
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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