Volume 20, Number 1
Looking for additional resources? Take a look at these ABA publications. Prices may vary depending on section
membership. For additional information or to order these books, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221
or visit our website at www.ababooks.org.
Balanced Lives: Changing the Culture of Legal Practice
By Deborah L. Rhode (ABA Commission on Women in the Profession; 2001; PC 4920030; $25)
This report examines the challenges posed in accommodating lawyers' personal and professional commitments and recommends policies on alternative work schedules and family leaves.
Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Words of Wisdom from Multicultural Women Attorneys Who've Been There and Done That
(ABA Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession; 2000; PC 4520009; $24)
The Multicultural Women Attorneys Network has
compiled a collection of letters offering advice, guidance, and lessons learned from experienced multicultural women attorneys to their younger colleagues.
The Woman Advocate
Jean Maclean Snyder and Andra Barmash Greene, eds. (ABA Section of Litigation; 1996; PC 5310206; $29.50)
A practical guide to help women understand and deal
effectively with the obstacles to successful lawyering and
to living a successful life as a lawyer. Seasoned veterans describe the reality of being a woman lawyer today and
provide techniques and strategies for successful advocacy
both in and out of the courtroom.
Women Rainmakers' Best Marketing Tips, 2d ed.
Theda Snyder (ABA Law Practice Management Section; 2003; PC 5110492; $27.95)
This small book will have a big impact on expanding
anyone's current practice. It covers topics of interest to
all lawyers, such as advertising and electronic marketing,
but also discusses issues of special concern to women lawyers, such as the pros and cons of entertaining at home.
Perspectives on Gender Differences in Negotiation
By Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Deborah Kolb, et al. (ABA-CLE and ABA Section of Dispute Resolution; 2001; PC V01POGV, $175 for video; PC V01POGA, $50 for audio)
There is an ongoing discussion among both practitioners and academics about what difference,
if any, the gender of the participants makes to the style and outcome of a negotiation. In this CLE audio/video package, five panelists-professional mediators, practicing attorneys, and prominent
academics-discuss their findings and what they imply for negotiators.