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To Help Bridge Gender Gap, Women Lawyers Should Get Comfy with Self-Promotion

By on December 1, 2017 in Employment, Law Firm Management

A recent report by the Dallas Women Lawyers Association, titled Bridging the Gap: Practical Resources and Suggestions for Promoting and Retaining Female Attorneys in the Legal Profession, is a concise rundown of the challenges women lawyers face and how to address them, according to Amy Boardman Hunt of Muse Communications.

She says the report illustrates two important points:

1) the legal profession has a long way to go to reach anything close to gender parity, and;

2) it is incumbent on women lawyers to help close the gap, both by advocating for systemic changes in the profession and by engaging in the kind of strategic self-promotion that can position them to make those changes happen.

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