Legal profession is diversifying, but not at the top

4 December 2017

WASHINGTON POST – Minority lawyers now make up 16 percent of law firms but remain scarce at the top, where only 9 percent of law partners are people of color, according to new data.

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Why women leave the legal profession

4 December 2017

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION – In an effort to understand why women seem to leave the legal profession at what should be the height of their careers, more than 160 lawyers gathered at Harvard Law School in November.

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Brooklyn Law School’s new Women’s Leadership Network aims to advance careers

4 December 2017

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL – Brooklyn Law School launched the new Women’s Leadership Network with a program that drew more than 120 attendees and featured a presentation and small group discussions.

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ABA kicks off initiative to identify why many women leave the legal profession mid-career

27 November 2017

ABA JOURNAL – An ABA initiative to study why women are leaving the profession mid-career kicked off last week with a summit at Harvard Law School.

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Researchers pinpoint which students struggle the most with student debt using Federal Reserve data

27 November 2017

WASHINGTON POST – Older African Americans and college students with children disproportionately bear the burden of education debt, according to a pair of reports released this week.

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Millennials now make up the largest generational group in large law firms

13 November 2017

ABA JOURNAL – Millennials—people who range in age from 18 to 36—make up the largest generational group in the nation’s top law firms.

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University of Wisconsin Law’s Latino exoneration program recognized with award

13 November 2017

WISCONSIN BAR – Those questions spurred creation of the Wisconsin Latino Exoneration Program, an initiative of the Wisconsin Innocence Project at the U.W. Law School.

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ABA Young Lawyers Division wants newer attorneys on ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to Bar

6 November 2017

ABA JOURNAL – The ABA Young Lawyers Division has recommended that the council add two young attorneys who are not employed in legal education as voting members.

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Western New England Law Professor Jennifer Levi honored with local and national awards for LGBT legal advocacy

6 November 2017

WESTERN NEW ENGLAND UNIVERSITY – Jennifer Levi has dedicated her career to fighting for the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals and families.

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Stanford Law co-hosts public forum on furthering economic opportunities for women

30 October 2017

STANFORD LAW SCHOOL – The event, “Policies to Promote Women’s Economic Opportunity,” brought together scholars, policymakers, and leaders in business and nonprofit enterprises for a day of discussion.

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