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In This Issue…
- Recent studies confirm much still needs to be done for women to gain parity in the profession
Although the distribution of men and women in our profession is at roughly a 2 to 1 ratio, men are three times more likely than women to appear in lead roles in civil cases—especially in those matters which are financially lucrative and high-profile.
- Remembering Judge Jean Prendergast Rooney
Although Jean Prendergast Rooney was a woman of remarkable abilities in her profession and family life, her 15-month fight against leukemia proved to be insurmountable.
- Chair’s column
Please join the Standing Committee on Women and the Law for our Spring outreach event, “Celebrating the Power of Laughter in the Law,” a luncheon, on March 8, 2016, in Chicago.
- Illinois families deserve more: The case for paid family leave
The time has come for Illinois to embrace what should be a very basic way to preserve our family structure and grow our family values--by instituting mandatory paid family leave.
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