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‘Balancing the Scales’: Have Women Lawyers’ Expectations Changed in the Past 50 Years?

History lessons and takeaways from a panel around "Balancing the Scales," a documentary about challenges women lawyers have faced.

Kristin Tyler - April 4, 2019
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How Does a Lawyer Find a Sponsor? 

Every lawyer can use a hand up, especially when it comes to navigating the unwritten rules of making partner or stepping into a leadership role.

Ida O. Abbott - August 12, 2018
Shape the Law Unconference

Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda

Last Friday, dozens of women gathered at the San Francisco offices of Seyfarth Shaw for the first Shape the Law unconference. No, no. You didn’t misread, and that isn’t a typo. Popular in the technology world, an unconference transfers control ...

Gwynne Monahan - May 4, 2016
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Shape the Law: Why an ‘Unconference’?

The inaugural Shape the Law Unconference will take place April 29, 2016, in San Francisco, focused on "Wellness, Wealth and Wisdom." Attorney at Work is proud to support the new event as a media sponsor. We asked Jeena Cho, one of the four ...

Jeena Cho - April 15, 2016
Risky Business- Startup Advice from Women Lawyers

Risky Business: Startup Advice from Women Lawyers

“The best thing about owning our own firm is to have the control and autonomy to decide how you want to do it and when you want to do it,” says Roberta D. Liebenberg, a senior partner at Fine Kaplan in Philadelphia. Whether you prefer to ...

Joan Feldman - November 3, 2011
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