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Ann Lemmo of Clark Hill. Ann Lemmo of Clark Hill.

For the past 20 years, law schools have seen a roughly equivalent number of men and women enrollment. It was not until 2016 that more women were enrolled than men. However, as is obvious from your first few months as a new attorney, law school is not reality. Women remain a minority in the courtroom and as leaders in practice areas. According to research conducted by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, women lawyers, and especially women of color, are more likely than their male counterparts to be interrupted, to be mistaken for nonlawyers, perform more office housework and to have less access to prime job assignments.

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