This chapter begins with an overview of the history of women in legal education and the legal profession, including references to some of the pathbreaking women lawyer leaders. It then highlights women's experiences in certain segments of the legal profession, including as Supreme Court advocates, judges, and members of women's legal advocacy groups. Following snapshots of women's contemporary experiences in law firms, government service, the judiciary, and legal academia, the chapter offers a few thoughts on why it matters that women have served, and continue to serve, as ...
Women Lawyers as Leaders
Women lawyers as leaders