The Benefits of Mentoring for Female Lawyers

  title={The Benefits of Mentoring for Female Lawyers},
  author={Jean E. Wallace},
  journal={Journal of Vocational Behavior},
  • Jean E. Wallace
  • Published 1 June 2001
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Vocational Behavior
Abstract The objectives of this study were twofold: to determine the effect mentoring has on a set of career and emotional outcomes for female lawyers and to determine whether female lawyers benefit more from having had a male or female mentor. All of these assessments were conducted while controlling for a set of demographic, human capital, work context, and personality disposition variables. Having a mentor appears instrumental for the career success of female proteges in terms of earnings… 

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