Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending February 27, 2015

Congratulations to Marci Eisenstein! Ms. Eisenstein has been appointed managing partner at Schiff Hardin, making her the first woman managing partner in Schiff Hardin's 150-year history. If you're hoping to follow in Ms. Eisenstein's footsteps, it might be worth moving to Denver, Detroit, San Francisco, or Seattle. While if you're struggling to take those steps you know will set you on the path to partner, consider these tips for shattering your internal glass ceiling.

In a world first, female Irish solicitors now outnumber male solicitors practising in Ireland.

Going email-free for a whole day may not be possible, but there are benefits to stepping away from your inbox, even for just a few hours.

Have you Googled yourself recently? With a wave of fake law firm websites using the profiles of real lawyers, it might be time to check just where your name is listed online.

We talk a lot about entrepreneurship and building business, now one Boston-based attorney is working to create a network to support female entrepreneursSheStarts will be helping female entrepreneurs in Boston make their vision a reality. If you're looking to leave the law firm life for the startup life, get ready to take on risk.

Between drafting cover letters and editing your resume, references can be the lowest priority for job seekers, but a glowing reference could be the just the thing you need to land your dream job.

An IMF study showed that countries are losing up to 30% of their potential GDP through laws that serve to keep women out of the workforce.

After being written out of history, Grace Hopper is finally getting the recognition she deserves for her pioneering work in computer engineering.

Have you registered for Ms. JD's Stronger Together Conference yet? There's still time to get your tickets. Join us at UC Hastings on March 5-6, 2015. Can't get to San Francisco? Then join us online on March 8, 2015 for our second annual International Women's Day tweet chat at #GEFIWD.

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