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Uphill climb is an ‘unfortunate reality’

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

For young female lawyers, having more experienced women to lean on for support and encouragement, or for advice on the gender challenges for them in law, often goes a long way.

In fact, it’s the key, according to several top female attorneys, to keeping women in a profession that they say is still dominated by, and largely catered toward, their male colleagues.

“Sometimes young women need to know that there are role models with whom they can look up to, whom they can turn to,” said...