Author Archives: dclawmama

About dclawmama

I'm an attorney and a mother in the DC area who wants to get the word out about mothers and the legal system. Unfortunately, the law is not always on our side, and with males far outnumbering females in both the judiciary and in the legislatures (federal and state), we must work together to enlighten them -- and quite frankly point out the disparities plain and simple. I'm hopeful that mom-wisdom and legal-transparency combined will enlighten and lift us all.

For America’s Economic Competitiveness, Necessity is the Mother of Innovation (via Corporate Voices for Working Families)

Excellent blog article from Corporate Voices for Working Families on how more family friendly policies and actions make for a better corporate environment, as well as a better community. Amy Hilbrich Davis, founder/CEO of inspiring Moms contributed this post as … Continue reading

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Superwomen Bring Home Less of the Bacon, Spend More on the Pan

Welcome to Women’s History Month! On March 1, the White House Council on Women and Girls released a report finding that while women have equalized or surpassed men in educational achievement, they simply aren’t paid for it.  The bottom line — … Continue reading

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NJ Hasn’t Come a Long Way, Baby (M)!

Perhaps no better place to kick off my blog for moms and the law than the State that gave us “Baby M.”  As you may recall, by the 1980s, science had figured out a way to literally make babies.  In … Continue reading

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Hello world!

As an attorney and a mother in the DC area, I read almost every day about unfairness and injustice shown to women, and particularly mothers.  I want to do my part to get the word out about mothers and the legal … Continue reading

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