Part-time work as a lawyer has a powerful appeal. In theory, it epitomizes having it all, being personally fulfilled, but not at the cost of career goals and advancement. And firms that offer such positions hope to reap the economic and public relations benefits of this progressive-looking choice. But attorney Denise Howell warns that despite the best intentions of firms and lawyers, many part-time arrangements don't work out because expectations all around are prone to being unrealistic and out of sync.
Part-Time Work Creates Some Full-Time Problems
The American Lawyer
December 15, 2008