Retention of Women in the Practice of Law (U.S.)

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Retention of Women in the Practice of Law (U.S.)

Project for Attorney Retention

The Opt-In Project | The Opt-In Project Report (PDF)  

The Cheat Sheet (PDF)
A must-have tool for every woman law student and attorney as well as a reference guide for law schools, law firms, and other legal employers seeking to assure the success of women law students and lawyers. The Cheat Sheet is organized around six key indicia of an employer’s commitment to women’s retention and advancement: (a) statistical and background information; (b) partnership and advancement; (c) leadership and accountability; (d) business development and networking; (e) workplace flexibility (including time management and work/life balance); and (f) mentoring.

Balanced Lives in the Law (Final Report 2008), New York State Bar Association

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