Pithy quotes, to-the-point points and ability to reason why a particular issue is important to attorneys are the kinds of responses that members of the press are looking for from legal sources when writing about law-related issues.

Members of the Boston media, addressing a group of women lawyers this week, talked about how they do business, what works — and what doesn’t — when dealing with sources and ways for lawyers to get some ink. The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts sponsored the discussion in Boston.