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Part-time lawyers are mostly women

Overall, the percentage of part-timers remained steady

Not surprising, a majority of lawyers working on a part-time basis are women.

A new study released by the National Association of Legal Career Professionals (also known as NALP) analyzed information from more than 1,100 law firms and found that 6.2 percent of lawyers work part-time—the same percentage as 2011. Of those part-time lawyers, a whopping 70 percent were women.


Cathleen Flahardy

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