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ABA Study: Gender and Racial Bias Remains Widespread

One would have hoped that by this time male and female attorneys would be on par for career advancement.  Although hope springs eternal, women and minority attorneys find that the road to success continues to be rocky and sometimes illusive. See the link, below, to the ABA publication discussing a recent survey conducted by the more…

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To reduce gender pay gap — negotiate!

We all hear about the gender pay gap.  It is frustrating but what can be done about it?  A recent report from the job site Glassdoor finds pay negotiation to be one large driver of the wage gap.  Women are less willing to negotiate salaries than are men. Studies have shown that women are less more…

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ABA Presentation Looks at Gender and Legal Careers

Elizabeth Hanke of KCIC captures many of the salient points articulated during the March 2015 ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee’s Gender Bender, Take Two panel discussion in her July 14, 2015 blog. (See below). Elizabeth challenges us to share our thoughts about how far women in law have come as well as how far they more…

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