Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Women in the Legal and Medical Professions Can Work Together to Dismantle Gender Inequality
Constance H. Baker
A thorough assessment of the pros and cons is essential when you’re deciding whether to take a position as a trustee for a nonprofit organization. Here’s a primer.
Tracy Collins Ortlieb
In progressive legal circles, the name Robbie Kaplan has emerged as an omnipresent force for equal and human rights.
One woman’s journey from immigrant daughter to immigration attorney: her passion, purpose, and pursuit of excellence.
From a silent victim of hometown segregation to Air Force captain and lawyer of consummate skill, Karen Evans exemplifies leadership—and vows always to help those who seek to follow her path.
Kate Rockwood and Amanda Hermans
What’s being done to improve the gender patent gap—and how attorneys can help.
How my firm defies the statistics on women in legal leadership—and how yours can too.
Sarah F. King
Medical malpractice still disproportionately affects women. Why? And what can be done to fix it?
Melinda S. Gentile
The Realities and Implications of Diversity and Inclusion in Construction Law
Joyce D. Edelman
Fighting for gender equity in the law firm can seem like the very definition of a thankless task. But you just might find yourself able to make great strides.
Kelly Twiss Noonan
Gender diversity within our firm isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s also good for business, and it’s helping us manage the unprecedented coronavirus crisis.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
South African Firm CDH Is Equipping the Community With Legal Agency.
Lizzie Fletcher was a star lawyer in Houston before defeating a nine-term incumbent to win a seat in Congress last November. What the much-lauded work she did in her first career teach her about how to succeed in this new one?
Kelly S. Hughes
Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety disorders are far more common among lawyers than other professionals. It’s past time to address the problem.
Patricia Brown Holmes had a celebrated career long before she began defending Jussie Smollett.
Ann E. Evanko and Katherine L. Wood
Can social change be sped up via legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
Kathryn A. Graves
The practice of family law has changed substantially in recent decades. How is it different—and how does that affect the lawyers who specialize in it?
Real work-life balance and sophisiticated practice at a women-owned law firm.
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Donald L. Sapir
By letting advertisers target men in job postings, Facebook may be contributing to gendered discrimination.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
Patricia Brown Holmes
Volunteer organizations are the lifeblood of the legal profession. Their model ought to be embraced by all.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
BAL's commitment to equality in the workplace.