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It’s time female lawyers stopped apologizing for having kids | Alison Burrison

Monday, January 29, 2018 @ 8:34 AM | By Alison Burrison

A few weekends ago, I was at an appliance store and overheard a young female designer speaking to her client about her home. The designer had her 10-month-old baby with her. She started the conversation with “I want to apologize again for bringing my daughter today; I know it’s so unprofessional but my sitter cancelled and I didn’t want to cancel because this is an important part of your renovation.”

Over the next hour the designer proceeded to consult with and advise her client. She had...