Susan Smith Blakely’s books are THE books for young women lawyers, but it is just the beginning. She is a dynamic public speaker on the issues challenging young women in law practice today, she counsels young women lawyers and law firm partners on issues of retaining talent, and she provides individual and small group career counseling for young women law students and lawyers. The Best Friends at the Bar project is one of a kind and is making a great contribution to the profession of law.
Law students who take the time to plan for the futures they want have much better chances of reaching their goals. Best Friends at the Bar is a tremendous resource for women law students and provides a roadmap for making good choices about issues that will affect their careers for years to come.
Recent law school graduates face challenging transitions, significant uncertainty starting out in their careers, and pressure to create fulfilling lives and careers that will sustain them for years to come.
Many women want to get into a great law school, but still aren’t sure about the best ways to prepare. You may be one of those women. Best Friends at the Bar contains a wealth of information to help you make good choices for your future early on.
Best Friends at the Bar: What Women Need to Know about a Career in the Law, provides a realistic overview of the challenges facing women in the law as well as detailed guidance and solutions to empower students while supporting law career counselors as they fulfill their responsibilities.