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During college, law school and the first few years of my practice, I never gave much (ok, any) thought to taking a break from work.  I was too focused on developing a career. Planning to not work – apart from the very distant notion of retiring someday - never really dawned on me.  In the abstract, I had formed a belief that being a professional woman would somehow provide me with options if and ...

It is fall of 2011.  I am participating in a mock trial tournament.  I am defending a (pretend) driver in a (fake) personal injury lawsuit.  I deliver the opening statement and I cross-examine the plaintiff.  After the trial, I sit by nervously awaiting comments from the judges.  I received many well-deserved compliments and critiques.  I will never forget, however, what one of the female ...

Deshauna Barber made history last week by becoming the first Miss USA winner who is actively serving in the United States military.  First, it is undeniable that this woman is drop dead gorgeous. She is also the epitome of strength:  physical strength, intellectual strength, and strength of character.  After growing up in her non-"girly" military family, obtaining her master's degree ...

On Mother's day, many of us working mom's receive flowers, cards, phone calls and maybe even breakfast in bed (often cereal or burnt toast and a very messy kitchen, but it is the thought that counts).  Or maybe some of us will be spending some of our special day still responding to emails between hugs and kisses.

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No matter how you are spending your Mother's Day, many of our Mother's Day wish ...

While many of us may be aware that March is Women’s History Month, not many of us (including myself) may have been aware of its origins. So I did a little digging.

According to the Library of Congress, “Women’s History Month had its origins in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as ...

We recognize the immeasurable value of women leaders supporting other women in the workplace through example, mentorship, education and empathy. We hope you enjoy our tidbits of legal and practical information, wisdom, and humor. Thanks for joining the conversation! 
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