MCLE Article: Recognizing and Addressing Implicit Gender Bias in the Arena of the Solo & Small Firm
By RenÃ©e N. Galente
RenÃ©e Galente is a San Diego attorney who focuses on plaintiff’s civil trial work. She is a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, an executive committee member of California State Bar Solo/Small Firm Section and executive board member of California Women Lawyers, Lawyers Club of San Diego and San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association.
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If we were to conduct a survey of attorneys in California and ask both men and women in the profession if they treat female attorneys different than male attorneys, the answer would likely be a resounding "Of course not."