2 posts tagged with "law"

Financial Tips For Young Lawyers

Posted:August 22, 2016 | Tags: law, financial, lawyer, tips

Lawyers spend so much of their time protecting, allocating, litigating over, and negotiating with other people’s money, yet many of those same lawyers treat their own finances with a lack of care bordering on negligence.

What’s the biggest financial problem young lawyers have?

They’re so focused on the debt, but that’s one of many things they have to address. It’s not small debt — it’s huge. Putting every single dollar into paying student loans is just not realistic, because they’ll lose...

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Women in Law Conference

Posted:August 22, 2016 | Tags: law, lawyer, women


  • In the 2012-2013 academic year, women made up 47.0% of J.D. students.12
  • In the 2012-2013 academic year, people of color made up 25.8% of J.D. students.13
  • In 2009, women were only 20.6% of law school deans.14

The Gender Gap in Law

  • In 2014, women made up 32.9% of all lawyers. 15
  • Women were 44.8% of associates in 2013.16

Women were 38% of all of counsels.17
Given the same rate of change, Catalyst estimates that it will take more than a woman lawyer’s lifetime to achieve...

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