Do you ever notice that if you are working a file with a male partner, clients or opposing counsel refer to you by your first name and the partner by Mr. _____. Cont’d in comments.

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Yep.

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This happens to female politicians, as well (e.g., Hillary and Obama).

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An older lawyer once told my young lawyer self to always call opposing counsel by their first name. He said it was the “Great leveler.” I was very leery as first, I thought it would be disrespectful. Over the years I have learned he was right.
Every slight or hardship is a learning opportunity.

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That is really great advice.

Obviously it’s a trivial thing but makes me feel juvenile/less professional. Like when female lawyers get mistaken for being the receptionist etc.

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