May 17, 2019 Article

Oyez Us Roar: Reflections on the Diversity of Appellate Counsel

A look at the relative lack of women attorneys making oral arguments and tips to help women develop appellate practices.

By Ellen Robb

The U.S. Supreme Court first assembled in 1790. Ninety years later, Belva Lockwood was the first woman to argue an appeal before the Court. How far have female attorneys come since Ms. Lockwood made her Supreme Court argument in 1880? Not far enough. 

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