Succeeding in a Male-Dominant Legal Field

November 6, 2019 at 10:00am10:45am
The Women, Diversity & Change Summit: Miami
The Mayfair

3000 Florida Avenue

Coconut Grove, FL 33133

For many women and minorities in the legal field, tradition and culture often mean that they are the only woman or minority in the room or office. This can create many challenges, including underestimation, intimidation, stereotyping, and even condescension. Their opinion may be overlooked when discussing a case, they may be underpaid compared to equally qualified male/Caucasian lawyers, and their additional responsibilities to their family or community may go unrecognized.

This panel offers a micro-study for female and minority lawyers by offering insight into how to effectively self-advocate and create change in what has traditionally been a white male-dominated environment