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The Woman advocate

Contains first-hand accounts by successful women lawyers of their experiences at various stages of career development. In the four parts: Where We Are; How We Got There; What Our Environment Is Like; and Where We're Going, this book includes contributors who provide reflections, advice, guidance, and, of course, war stories.
Print Book, English, ©2010
Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, Chicago, Ill., ©2010
xi, 295 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
9786044272337, 9781604427233, 6044272338, 160442723X
pt. I. Where we are. Introduction / Abbe F. Fletman ; Women in the courtroom today / Tara Trask ; Striking a balance in law and life / Alana K. Bassin ; Staying in the game / Paulette Brown ; Succeeding as a woman of color / Kimberly M. Talley ; Inside and out / Laura W. Brill
pt. II. How we got there. Using emotional intelligence / Ellen Ostrow ; Battling bias: managing the difficult adversary / Evelyn R. Storch ; Making rain / Linda A. Monica ; To be a good lawyer and a good boss (they're not mutually exclusive) / Lucia E. Coyoca ; Teaching and learning from others / Dinita L. James ; Taking the lead in our firms, careers, communities and cases / Sandra Giannone Ezell ; The elements of style / Janet S. Kole ; Having fun / Nan Joesten
pt. III. What our environment Is like. Life in a big firm / Kourtney L. James, Gillian A. Hobson and Paula W. Hinton ; Becoming a successful women-owned law firm: my life in law before, during and after / Beth L. Kaufman ; Life as a corporate In-house counsel / Barbara A. Moore ; View from the bench / Gene E.K. Pratter ; Life in a public interest organization / Margaret Lambe Jurow ; Signed, sealed, delivered: my life as a government lawyer / Tiffany M. Williams ; Small firm practice: you eat what you kill / Amy Messigian ; Life in a university / Deborah L. Rhode
pt. IV. Where we're going. Bridging the generational divide / Beatrice O'Donnell and Anne Marie Seibel ; R U ready: the Internet for women litigators / Sandra A. Jeskie ; The next act / Phyllis W. Beck ; Are we there yet? : in search of equality in the legal profession / Roberta D. Liebenberg