Reaching the Bar: Stories of Women at All Stages of Their Law Career
by Robin Sax
Women account for 30% of the 1.14 million attorneys currently practicing in the U.S., and in 2007, 48% of all juris doctor degrees were awarded to women. Despite the growing appearance of women at the bar, the law is still a profession dominated by older white men. While some of the challenges an aspiring lawyer faces are the same regardless of gender, other issues are par...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published March 10th 2009 by Kaplan
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I appreciated gaining some insight into the positive and negative experiences that women have in the legal field. I would definitely recommend this book to any female who is looking to pursue law. These unheard stories of female lawyers pre-law school and post-law school are important to gain a deeper understanding of a woman's role in law.