Representation of Women in Law Firms On the Rise

For a long time, women have been under-valued and under-utilized in the workplace, especially in law firms, and even more especially in the higher ranks of those law firms. However, while this lack of representation isn’t going to correct itself overnight, it seems that the legal job market is slowly making its way toward gender equality.

The Latest in Big Law Must Haves: On-Site Career Coach

Today most self-respecting law firms offer their associates state of the art gyms, emergency child care, cappuccino bars. Firms that are looking to stand apart from the rest might consider offering their associates something different…career coaches. Ideally the career coach should be someone just down the hall that is available to give lawyers the career…

Public Interest Law

For attorneys or law students seeking to make a difference, there is public interest law. Although the financial rewards will certainly not be as high as you would find in the private sector, many who do practice in this area achieve personal satisfaction in advocating for a cause, ideology or issue that may directly benefit an individual or society generally.