Women have made great strides in the legal profession since the 1940s. Today, nearly a third of all U.S. lawyers are women, and females account for nearly half of law school enrollment. But there is "another woman" in the law office. A large majority of legal assistants are women. Although their jobs are far from prestigious, they have been around much longer than women lawyers.
Special Report: Women in Law
The "Other" Women in Law
October 15, 2012
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