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Strategies from a Powerhouse Female Lawyer: Shattering the Old Boys' Mold


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $297.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Every female attorney has a story of being mistaken for a secretary, court reporter, or witness. Regardless of what stage you are at in your career, you can become a top rainmaker and trusted adviser to your clients. Join us for this 90-minute webinar where Powerhouse Female Lawyer and gender-equality expert Sheryl Axelrod will cover:

  • Unconscious & confirmation gender bias: What is it? What do we know about it?
  • The scope of the damage: How disenfranchised are female attorneys?
  • The profitability of diversity: How equality multiplies organizations' success
  • Breaking the old boys' mold: Keys to building a client base

Program Highlights

  • Understand gender bias and exclusion, and how to stop it immediately

    • How to identify (and address) gender bias
    • The profitability of diversity
    • Steps you can take to help organizations improve their dismal numbers
    • Tales from the trenches: Keys for combatting sexism toward you & other women
  • Breaking out of the old boys' club: Creating a successful rainmaking strategy

    • Branding: Having vision and distinguishing yourself
    • The power of relationships: Building an empire one person at a time
    • Keying in on demographic opportunities
    • Likeability: The great unexpected differentiator
  • Female empowerment: The sky is the limit!

    • Action plans: Start a firm, publish, engage in public speaking, run for office
    • Multiplying your power base by shining within associations (alumni, Bar, etc.)
    • How to identify allies and champions as you climb the ladder
    • Groom talented women to achieve success with you AND expand your horizons
  • Live Q&A Session - Have your questions on achieving success as a female attorney answered live!

About The Speaker

Sheryl L. Axelrod is an attorney, law firm owner, internationally published author, public speaker, and diversity thought leader.

  • She provides strategic, results-driven advice and representation to companies concerning their commercial, employment, bodily injury, and appellate litigation matters. While only 5% of lawyers are recognized by their peers as Super Lawyers, Ms. Axelrod was rated one of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania for the past three years in a row. One of her trials, a David versus Goliath commercial litigation victory for her client-defendant, was published in "Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & Analysis" which catalogs the most significant state verdicts.
  • Ms. Axelrod is a Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) Fellow, in a peer-selected honorary society of top trial lawyers. Vigorously vetted for skills, expertise, and service, less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers are accepted as Fellows into LCA's by-invitation-only membership.
  • She has been interviewed by radio hosts including Susan Rocco on the "Women to Watch" ™ radio program, interviewed in Law360's "Female Powerbroker" series, and recognized as a "Woman Worth Watching" by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
  • Ms. Axelrod is the Immediate Past President of the Temple Law Alumni Association (TLAA), the fourth female to hold the post in TLAA's nearly hundred year history. During the term of her presidency, she founded TLAA's Women's Initiative and Diversity Committee, the committees' awards, and the committees' major annual panel discussion and networking events.
  • She has written extensively on diversity and inclusion for the American Bar Association, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, and the National Association of Women Lawyers, among other publishers.

Program Benefits

Don't miss this opportunity to advance your career. Join us for this live, interactive 90-minute webinar for proven strategies to get and stay ahead in the male-dominated business of law.