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Women Lawyers

Association Committees



Committee on Women in the Legal Profession

Lori Pines, Chair
lori.pines@weil.com

 


 

Reports

The Cheat Sheet (PDF)

Best Practices Standards for the Recruitment, Retention, Development, and Advancement of Racial/Ethnic Minority Attorneys (PDF)

Best Practices for the Hiring, Training, Retention and Advancement of Women Attorneys (PDF)

 

Report on Flextime

The New York legal community has long been experiencing a change in its culture with an increasing number of attorneys seeking part-time or alternative work arrangements. Unfortunately, the demand for flexible work arrangements exceeds the number of opportunities available and for many of those who have been fortunate enough to have found such work there are many pitfalls that the part time lawyer faces. This report discusses ways in which this growing need among lawyers can be accommodated in the future and contribute to a legal employers overall business strategy.

Report on Flextime (PDF)

Women Changing the Law for Women

In connection with the Inaugural Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law held in November 2000 the following outline was put together celebrating 30 years of women in the profession and in changing the law for women. The outline details the legal changes fostered by Justice Ginsburg, NOW Legal Defense and other dedicated attorneys which began the transformation of women's lives and significantly opened the legal profession to women.


Film

The Annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law for 2009

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The Annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law for 2008

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The Annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law for 2007

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Changing Lives: Pioneering New York Women Attorneys

A documentary film presentation about three outstanding women attorneys, Hon. Judith S. Kaye, Professor Barbara Aronstein Black, Judith P. Vladeck, whose lives and accomplishments have had a significant impact on the development of the law and on the legal profession.

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