More women lawyers in Quebec than men

There are more women who are lawyers in Quebec than men. Women represent 50.4 per cent of the Quebec legal society’s roll, the most of any North American jurisdiction. The spread is going to be much larger in the near future since far more women are taking up the legal profession than men. At present, the overwhelming majority of lawyers between 20 and 39 are women, a figure that is going to grow since more than 64 per cent of the students at the law society’s law practice program are women. That is one of the tantalizing glimpses provided by a 55-page report recently published by the Barreau du Québec.

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