LaKeshia Banks is a rising second year law student at North Carolina Central University School of Law. LaKeshia interned with Lawyer’s Mutual in the summer of 2017 as part of the North Carolina Bar Association Minorities in the Profession 1L Summer Associate Program.
According to Ida Abbot, “Women hold only 37 % of middle management positions, 28 % of vice president and senior management roles, and 14 % of seats on executive committees.” The Wake County Board of Commissioners (Raleigh, NC) initiated a gender pay gap study. The results released this summer show t… Read More
As a law student, the end goal is to find employment, whether that’s in public service, in-house counsel, solo practice or in a large firm. How do you gain this employment? By setting yourself apart from others, presenting yourself as a package of unique skills and abilities that will appeal to a wide ran… Read More
Greensboro lawyer Afi Johnson-Parris and Dee Schiavelli interview women lawyers across the country to identify their path to success. The key to advancement is often seen in how well you market yourself, your skills and abilities. This is especially true for women. The eleven chapters in Marketing Success: How … Read More
When I first decided to go to law school two thoughts ran through my mind: (1) This is exciting and (2) What are you thinking? Here I was, a full time hospital social worker, who vowed after that second degree to never return to the classroom. Yet I was making one of the biggest decisions of my life. I was goin… Read More
Tips for avoiding the unauthorized practice of law when approached with a case involving another state. Read More