Here’s how you can use The Connection Point:

Read up and take action: What is the state of women in the legal profession? How do we increase their ranks and strengthen the pipeline to career success? Our resource pages for women lawyers, law firms, and law students have a variety of  online resources aimed squarely at these important questions. These pages contain the latest studies and recommendations for advancing women in the profession, the keys to fair evaluations and pay equity, tips for negotiating compensation, tools for proposing or implementing a reduced-hours policy, the business case for work/life balance, links to local and national organizations dedicated to the advancement of women lawyers, and more.

Discover: Look to our Connection Point Blog for up-to-the-moment news and features about women in the profession. Our guest writers — including many outstanding women attorneys, law students, and diversity professionals — will write about recent studies on the state of women attorneys, work-life balance, challenges for female law students, lessons from legal pioneers, and career advancement in public, private, and nonprofit law settings.

Join in: Check our News & Events section regularly for information about upcoming CLE sessions, workshops, conferences, and special events hosted by the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession.

Connect: Join the Women in the Profession Listserv and get plugged into an in-depth conversation with a statewide network of attorneys dedicated to advancing women in the profession. And join our LinkedIn Group for blog updates and discussion topics.

Share: Through LinkedIn or Twitter, follow the Connection Point and share or retweet our blog updates, advocacy efforts, and news about accomplishments from female attorneys across the state.