Two Women in the Law Discuss Women in the Law – with Staci Zaretsky from Above the Law [GWL 13]

Staci Zaretsky became an editor for Above the Law in June 2011. She graduated from Western New England University School of Law. Before decided to pursue writing as a full-time career, Staci clerked at a small law firm. Her writing has appeared in other legal publications, such as Judgepedia, Lawyerist, and Ms. JD. She has been featured on various television and radio programs, like CNBC’s Power Lunch, HuffPost Live, BBC Radio, TF1 TV France, Chicago Public Radio, and Civil Discourse Now.

Show Notes

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

How to deal with not getting your dream job straight out of law school, even if you have all of the makings of a perfect candidate.

Volunteering is crucial to gain experience and add to your resume.

People need to know things and you are just the person to tell them.

How women in the law are always getting the short end of the stick and what we can do about it.

Why being called “sweetie” at work is not ok.

How to contribute to Above the Law.

Quote: “Leadership belongs to those who take it.” Sheryl Sandberg

Recommended Reading:

Scott Dodson – The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (affiliate link*)

Action Item:

The best way to get ahead is to stop wishing and stop waiting. If you want something,

go out and make it happen.

Contact Info:

Twitter: @stacizaretsky

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