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Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Words of Wisdom from Multicultural Women Attorneys Who’ve Been There and Done That (2000) (Table of Contents)
Karen Clanton (Editor)
To be successful, simply working hard is not enough. Guidance from mentors turns working hard into working smart. This is particularly true for women and minorities, who cite lack of mentoring as one of the most persistent problems in career development. Here, 84 multicultural women attorneys serve as mentors. Through letters to their sisters and daughters, they offer practical advice and inspiration that can aid anyone on the road to a successful career. Compiled by the ABA Multicultural Women Attorneys Network, the letters represent decades of experience from the best in the profession.

Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Strategies for Success from Multicultural Women Attorneys (2009)(Table of Contents)
Multicultural Women Attorneys Network
Our goal for Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Strategies for Success from Multicultural Women Attorneysis to provide the next generation with a collection of tips for success that they can use as they begin to contemplate and shape their careers in the legal profession.
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Marketing Success: How Did She Do That? (2015) (Table of Contents)
Dee A. Schiavelli and Afi S. Johnson-Parris
All lawyers face the challenges of incorporating marketing and business development into their practice, but women lawyers in particular may not know how best to identify and leverage their innate strengths that will lead to successful rainmaking. This book covers best practices in the legal industry through interviews with women rainmakers on how they succeeded using the most current approaches to marketing and business development. 

Visible Invisibility (2006) (Table of Contents)
ABA Commission on Women in the Profession
The report is not an end unto itself. It is a tool for law firm managing partners to implement change so that they retain women of color and enable these women to join the ranks of leadership. Women of color must be visible at all levels within private firms. If the legal profession is to move forward and reach its full potential, then it must reflect the diversity of society. Anything less is unacceptable.

The Woman Advocate 2nd Edition (2010) (Table of Contents)
Abbe F. Fletman and Evelyn R. Storch
This is an essential book for all women advocates, whether they are still in law school, just starting out, at the height of their careers, or winding down. There is much to learn from the personal stories each chapter presents, and much to inspire women advocates to even greater heights.

Women-at-Law 2nd Edition (2015) (Table of Contents)
Phyllis Horn Epstein
No woman is alone in the legal profession, and Women-at-Law, Second Edition is the guide that proves it. Author Phyllis Epstein has interviewed more than 500 women lawyers of all ages, background, and lifestyles nationwide to address how women today are meeting the challenges of competing in the legal profession without sacrificing their home and family lives as well.

Women Rainmakers’ Best Marketing Tips 3rd Edition (2010) (Table of Contents)
Theda C. Snyder
Success depends on innovative planning, but brainstorming for new ideas takes valuable time. In one quick read you can get dynamic, creative, and practical ideas that can work for you and your practice. Women Rainmaker’s Best Marketing Tips, Third Edition, is the updated collection of easy-to-read helpful hints and strategies from Theda Snyder, one of the recognized leaders of women rainmakers nationwide, and the ABA Women Rainmakers of the ABA Law Practice Management Section. The book contains well over 150 tips you can put to use right away to positively impact your marketing strategy. With this updated guide, you can learn creative marketing strategies that will build your client base and discover new action plans that fit your person style and strengthen your rainmaking skill.