Susan  Smith Blakely

Susan Smith Blakely

Susan Smith Blakely, Esquire, is a nationally-recognized author, speaker and consultant on issues related to women lawyers and law students. She is the author of Best Friends at the Bar: What Women Need to Know about a Career in the Law (Wolters Kluwer/Aspen Publishers 2009), and her new book on the work-life struggle for women lawyers, Best Friends at the Bar: The New Balance for Today's Woman Lawyer, was released by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business in July 2012. She has more than 25 years of experience in public service and private practice at all levels, including associate, counsel and partner. Ms. Blakely is a graduate with distinction from the University of Wisconsin and from Georgetown University Law Center where she was a teaching fellow. Please visit Susan's website www.bestfriendsatthebar.com