Miniature Historical Figure Lady Lawyer in America 1869

    Arabella Mansfield ( 1846 – 1911), became the first female lawyer in the United States in 1869, admitted to the Iowa bar. She made her career as a college educator and administrator. Despite an Iowa state law restricting the bar exam to males, Mansfield had taken it and earned high scores. Shortly after… Read More Miniature Historical Figure Lady Lawyer in America 1869

Advocatrix

  Defence lawyers, prosecutors, bewigged and bewildered using their legal minds to wage justice in the sometimes tyrannical world of truth and power in the criminal courts. It’s in the long, sometimes ‘bloody’ battles of the court room, that defence lawyers speak truth to power. Zealous advocacy without regard to gender, race, ideology, economic situation… Read More Advocatrix