Women Still Need More Opportunities to Serve as Lead Attorney (Commentary)

By Hon. Craig J. Doran

The Daily Record mentioned the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section’s groundbreaking report on equality for women attorneys in the courtroom and ADR. (may require subscription)

Although it has been 133 years since Kate Stoneman broke the gender barrier and became the first woman admitted to practice law in New York State, a woman’s voice in the courtroom is too often silent. As a judge, it has long troubled and puzzled me to see women sitting quietly at the counsel table.

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