The Florida Bar and Gender Bias
Michelle Suskauer, the newest President of The Florida bar, has experienced gender bias since her first day of work as a public defender. This bias exists in many forms for women in law: implicitly, explicitly, in the form of sexual harassment, based in classism and racism. Under Suskauer’s leadership, The Bar plans to take action to prevent gender bias in courts through encouraging leadership positions, developing Blue Ribbon designations to prioritize, promote and retain female attorneys, and providing clarity about The Bar’s existing rules. With Suskauer, The Florida Bar can stand as an institution capable of inspiring change in other State Bars across the US.
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