5. Tackling Obstacles Common to Women Lawyers
This is the fifth episode of our series on the foundations of career development for diverse lawyers. In this episode, we’ll touch upon some of the common roadblocks that women lawyers face in their path to professional development and we will also talk about how to address these obstacles. Remember that by anticipating challenges and being prepared, you will be able to take more control over your career path.
“Make sure you let the decision makers at your firm or company know what your career goals are, particularly as you gain seniority and are closer to being considered for partnership or other senior positions.”
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Ariadna (Ari) Alvarez is a diverse partner at an AM 100 firm and prior to that, a partner at a Hispanic-owned, mid-sized, corporate firm. She is also a certified career coach. Throughout her career, she has been involved with career development programs focused on women attorneys and diverse lawyers. Her tips and skills of the trade come from more than 20 years of experience in the field of law, as well as an awareness of the formal and informal requirements to grow professionally.
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