April 11, 2016

This article was originally published in the April/May 2016 Issue of NWLawyer magazine, the official publication of the Washington State Bar Association, available at http://nwlawyer.wsba.org/nwlawyer/april-may_2016/?pg=21&pm=2&u1=friend.

When I set out to write an article about women and the law, I wanted to focus on the encouraging, uplifting aspects of law practice for women, rather than the challenges. Most of us have heard stories about women lawyers who were mistaken for a paralegal or the court reporter, asked to perform administrative tasks to support their male counterparts, or had to endure sexist or inappropriate remarks in all manner of...

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