Women associate numbers drop for third straight year

, The National Law Journal

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The picture for women and minorities at the nation's law firms changed only marginally during 2012, with the percentage of female associates declining slightly for the third year in a row, while the number of women and minority group members ticked up, according to NALP.

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    Hopefully this trend reverses itself, what the legal profession needs is talented women in the field of law who can bring a diverse viewpoint and different skills that may not be in certain firms. Women have made tremendous strides in the legal profession even a handful becoming Supreme Court Justices. That trend should be continued and stories like this show it can be in jeopardy.

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