Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-Up: Week Ending March 7, 2008

Advancing Women in the Legal Profession

Ten years after the initial report of New York City Bar’s Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice and Committee on Women in the Profession, the recommendations have received worldwide attention.

Penn law grad countersues over Web posts about women law students

Anthony Ciolli of AutoAdmit fame is countersuing two of the Yale Law students who sued him over the AutoAdmit scandal.

Look for female attorneys to improve justice system

Great Kolcon's essay on women's advancements in the legal profession.

More Female Attorneys Hanging Shingles for the Benefits of Solo Practice

Wisconsin lady lawyers are going solo "in search of flexible schedules and decision-making authority."

Karen Wagner: Partner, Davis Polk and Wardwell

Bankruptcy lawyer Karen Wagner talks about her professional journey to make partner.

LSUC targets female exodus

Another article from our friends in Canada on an initiative to "make it easier for female lawyers to remain in the profession while balancing family demands."

Collins fills county attorney post

New York attorney Cheryl Green is set to become Erie County's first female county attorney

Finding Balance: The Women's Forum At Norris McLaughlin & Marcus

Attorneys at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus talk about their women's forum.

Maternity leaves key to retain women: report

A Canadian group suggests better leave policies as a way to retain women lawyers.

Malawi Women Fight for Rights Amid Challenges

Malawi appoints its first woman attorney general.

Home Equity? Men Are Doing More Chores, But Women Still Do Most

A new study estimates that men now do 37% of the housework, which is pathetically a big improvement.

Cutting Women Out

Though focusing on female presidential candidates through the ages, this article has interesting insight applicable to women lawyers on how the press reports on influential women.

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