"Serving women in law school and the legal profession, Ms. JD is an online community that provides a forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers." The blawg features issues relating to the numbers of women who opt out of the legal profession and the poor representation of women in the courts and legal community. The site also addresses the role of gender in legal careers.
The blog has a stated goal of being a "career sherpa" for its readers. Some posts give advice to those who seek success in BigLaw or at least news about BigLaw hiring trends; other posts focus on women in the law and work-life balance issues.
This blog, for aspiring law students, current law students and newbie lawyers, is less about finding inspiration and more about finding answers to specific questions. Expert guest posters (FYI, not all of them women) are brought in to take on specific topics—such as preparing for the LSAT, writing a law review note or applying for a clerkship. But this blog isn't only useful for those breaking into law. Those trying to break out of the profession will also find acceptance and words of wisdom.