June 01, 2013 Women in the Law

The rules of engagement: How Women Attorneys Broke Law’s Glass Ceiling

By Jill Norgren

In 1950, when many of these Trailblazers were quite young, the terms of professional engagement were clear: each year only a few women would be admitted to American law schools and after graduation their professional opportunities would never equal similarly qualified men. Today, however, the rules of engagement have changed.

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