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Moving Women Lawyers Forward: Education, Experience & Bias

Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute By Kimberly Leach Johnson

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Why are women lawyers not succeeding in the legal profession in proportion to the number of women graduating from law school? By this time — after 30 years of having women comprise at least 30% of law school graduates — we should see at least one-third of federal judges as women, the deans of law schools well represented, and the same for equity partners. Unfortunately, the facts don’t support the success.