Women in the Law

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Legal History

Plaintiff in ‘Roe v. Wade’ dies at 69; she later switched sides and opposed abortion rights

Law Firms

Mayer Brown partner who dealt with personal tragedies backs a flexible path to partnership

ABA Midyear Meeting

Having grit and a growth mindset goes a long way for women lawyers, according to ABA study

Your ABA

Activists team up with ABA to provide law school scholarships for women in Congo


Morgan Lewis tax lawyer is in spotlight for helping Trump with asset trust

Law Firms

These BigLaw firms had the best record for promoting women to partner

Law Firms

NALP report on law firm diversity highlights ‘incredibly slow pace of change’

Opening Statements

Law firms provide innovative family benefits that cater to moms

Your ABA

How can barriers to advancement be removed for women at large law firms?

Women in the Law

Working Mother is surveying law firms to find the best ones for family flexibility

Law Schools

Women outnumber men in law schools for first time, newly updated data show

Bar Associations

Legal groups urge Trump to consider diversity in appointments, support inclusion

Women in the Law

36 law firms join ‘hackathon alliance’ to test gender parity programs

Legal Education

More women are attending law school, but at lower-ranked schools, study finds

Personal Lives

Two federal defenders in Omaha discover they are half sisters

Asked and Answered

How lawyers can negotiate for better salaries and positions (podcast with transcript)


Janet Reno dies at 78; she was the first female US attorney general

Women in the Law

Percentage of women attaining partnership is steadily increasing, report finds

Women in the Law

Fired general counsel sues for alleged gender and age bias, claims pay talk was banned


Like polo and sailing? Listing it on a law firm resume helped men but not women, study finds
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Poll: Which of these captions for the cartoon contest really pops?

Two prisoners watch lawyer walk out of prison.

  • 41.29%
    "He’s not much of a lawyer, but for 40 years he hasn’t forgotten my birthday."
  • 9.01%
    "I asked for help keeping my head up, but I should have been more specific."
  • 49.7%
    "How did the meeting with your attorney go?" "He said these balloons had a better chance of getting me out than he did."