A recent op-ed in the ABA Journal has some women outraged over claims that working mothers are terrible managers, overly perfectionist, and don’t support team members. Let’s discuss.
A commenter asked: do you think it has gotten harder to be a woman attorney? Let’s discuss further…
How DO you protect your personal time and engagements from work encroachment? Do you have any great tips on what to say to your superiors, or how to signal that things are really important and cannot be cancelled?
Ladies, do tell: what are your best tips on how to keep learning at work? What are the best resources you’ve found that fulfill requirements like CLEs, keep you educated, and maybe go above and beyond, such as providing networking opportunities?
Looking for the best law school resources for women? These are our favorites!
These are all of our best tips on how to keep track of billable hours!
It stinks, but sometimes it happens — you have to pull an all-nighter for work. Here are our top tips for surviving the day after the all-nighter.
We compiled reader advice to other attorneys on how to deal with not making partner, and asked for more comments.
Here’s an odd post that I don’t think we’ve ever done: financial advice for women lawyers starting in BigLaw or other big corporate gigs with lots of money. Starting salaries for lawyers can be as high as $180,000 these days, so it can definitely be a great first salary! It’s a good idea to be … Read More about Financial Tips for Women Lawyers Just Starting in BigLaw (Or Other Very High Paying Gigs)
When should you tell your clients you’re pregnant or otherwise announce your pregnancy to your clients? Reader C announced her pregnancy at work — but she’s now wondering as a lawyer when she should tell her clients. Here’s the question: I’m currently pregnant and an attorney , and am looking for some advice on when to … Read More about When to Announce Your Pregnancy to Your Clients
Can you wear “interesting” suits to court — colorful, patterned, fanciful, haute? (You know, kind of like in our weekly Suit of the Week feature?) Reader E asks — specifically wondering about this teal LK Bennett suit that Kate Middleton is wearing here and here — and I think it’s a great question for all the women lawyers: … Read More about Can You Wear Interesting Suits to Court?
This spreadsheet will help you estimate here you are now versus your billable goal for the year — and show you how many hours you need to bill each day to hit your goal.