Leading and Guiding: Women Government Lawyers

Katherine Mikkelson
At the federal, state and local levels, women are taking on leadership roles that were traditionally held by men.

At the federal, state and local levels, women are taking on leadership roles that were traditionally held by men.

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In recent years, women have been well-represented in the public sector. At the federal, state, and local levels, women are taking on leadership roles that were traditionally held by men. Whether it is state attorney general, county attorney, or judge, women are knocking it out of the park. Read on to learn about how five women lawyers have navigated their careers thus far, what they’ve learned through the years, and what advice they have for young lawyers.

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