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Womens’ History Month: The Women of Law

Fictional character Elle Woods from Legally Blonde is not the only female attorney to whom practicing women attorneys owe their gratitude, although some would say she significantly improved the garb.

There have been many women of law throughout history.  Even though some never attained the right to practice law, many were pioneers for equal rights in the legal profession.

For Women’s History Month, this article is a tribute to the historical women of law.