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Posted by: Bridget Grimes on Jun 22, 2021

Wealth management for female lawyers will have specific challenges in 2021. With the help of a financial planner, understand the impact that the coronavirus pandemic had on finances in 2020.

Posted by: Yahairah Aristy on Jun 17, 2021

Finally, after more than 15 months, this week on June 15, 2021, California reopened. A cause for celebration indeed! 

This reopening marks the start of a new beginning for all of us - as individuals, legal professionals, and citizens - because none of us were spared the harmful effects of the pandemic. The degree of which varies, but none of us were spared. 

Posted by: Bridget Grimes on Jun 15, 2021

Wealth management for female lawyers will have specific challenges in 2021. With the help of a financial planner, understand the impact that the coronavirus pandemic had on finances in 2020.

Posted by: Yahairah Aristy on Jun 10, 2021

Although the Stonewall Uprising that led to the gay rights movement occurred in 1969, it was not until 44 years later that the first Asian-American member of the LGBQ+ community was confirmed to be an Article III judge. Judge Pamela Chen, a woman, a lesbian, was appointed in 2013.

Posted by: Alexandria Hopson on Jun 8, 2021

If you are looking to never worry about a 40-year tax (rough estimate of how long women menstruate), then look no further than Scotland.

Posted by: Yahairah Aristy on Jun 3, 2021

In 1999, a presidential proclamation declared June as Pride Month to recognize the struggles and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community in the fight for equality and inclusion. Using Pride Month to look closer at the history of the LGBTQ+ legal community, we learn that the late United States District Judge Deborah A. Batts was the first openly gay Article III federal judge in the nation. 

Posted by: Jill Edwards on Jun 1, 2021

From the pristine splendor of a well-engineered and maintained golf course to the hallowed and noble courtroom, one is filled with a sense of awe and privilege to partake in the game or the practice of law.  

One is inspired to rise beyond one’s self-imposed limitations to honor these traditions.
 

Posted by: Yahairah Aristy on May 27, 2021

In recent years we have heard “DEI”, “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion”, “allyship” “ally” etc., by a growing number of organizations including courts and law firms. And while we have seen this growing awareness, progress continues to be slow both for women and people of color, and at times just lip service. 

Posted by: Namita Thakker on May 25, 2021

Best practices geared towards standardizing processes are more likely to be in place in evaluating candidates at the hiring stage, but these need to be expanded and entrenched later in the career cycle, when considering attorneys for assignments and promotions. 

Posted by: Yahairah Aristy on May 20, 2021

Among the many lessons we all have learned during the pandemic, we have learned the real meaning of cabin fever. We have learned that having our freedom of movement restrained even for our own health and safety was difficult and unimaginable long-term. This unimaginable truth despite the fact that we had access to the comforts and niceties in our own homes. We certainly were not incarcerated in our own homes like Yuri Kochiyama was during Japanese internment in the United States. 


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