Empowering women crucial to female representation in law

In honour of International Women's Day (March 8, 2019), Canadian Lawyer spoke with three women lawyers about how to find success in the profession. Empowerment is key.



  • Empowerment key to retaining women in law

    Empowerment key to retaining women in law

    To ensure women continue to be represented in the legal profession, it’s instrumental for leaders to empower female lawyers.
  • A woman's place

    A woman's place

    The flight of women out of criminal law is well documented, and those who stay face many obstacles. Low rates of legal aid, fewer backup office resources or legal mentors and a lack of outside assistance if a lawyer is going on maternity leave can all have an impact.