Want To First Chair A Trial? Be A Man.

From the Department Of Why Isn’t This Getting Any Better, we have yet another study about a ridiculous inequity in the legal profession. No, it isn’t about how we suck at diversity generally, though we do. No, this time it is that for all we think women are gaining some sort of equitable status in the profession, […]


Teams Are Smarter When They Have More Women

Smarter people do not make for smarter teams.


Fashionable, Professional Bags for Women Lawyers

This list of professional bags for women lawyers includes a wide range of names, styles, colors, and interesting lesser-known brands, all of which can accommodate a laptop.


We All Need to Lean In

Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead is not just a great read for women. It’s a must read for everyone. My girlfriend read it a month or so ago. Annoyingly, lending on the Kindle book is disabled, so I bought my own copy about ten days ago. I literally […]

Women in Law: Losing Ground?

Are women losing ground in law? Statistics show stagnation or minimal growth in the number of women in law-related leadership positions.

Best Friends at the Bar: the New Balance for Today’s Woman Lawyer [Book Review]

Susan Smith Blakely's Best Friends at the Bar: the New Balance for Today's Woman Lawyer offers practical guidance and helpful solutions for young women lawyers.

Is Law Practice Sexist? Misogynistic, Even?

Do you see evidence of sexism and harassment in the practice of law?

Dare to Wear: Women Lawyers and Peep-Toe Pumps

When the weather gets hot, fashion tends to get even hotter. Will you dare to wear peep-toe pumps during court appearances or at the office this summer?

Women Lawyers and Litigators Are Disappearing in New York

New York's women lawyers and litigators have disappeared in commercial and litigation cases. The disparity is being blamed on poor networking skills.