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Latinas in the Legal Profession: Navigating the Cultural Divide

Cruz, J. L. (2019). Latinas in the Legal Profession: Navigating the Cultural Divide.  IILP Review of the State of Diversity in the Legal Profession 2019-2020, pp. 213-225.   

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Latina Lawyers - Still Too Few and Far Between

Cruz, J. L. (2017). Latina lawyers - Still too few and far between:  The Hispanic National Bar Association Latina Commission's efforts to chart a more open path.  IILP Review of the State of Diversity in the Legal Profession, pp. 219-225.

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Latina/o Professionals’ Career Success: Bridging the Corporate American Divide

Cruz, J. L., & Blancero, D. M. (2016). Latina/o professionals’ career success: Bridging the corporate American divide. Journal of Career Development, 44(6), 485-501. 

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How does Perceived Discrimination Affect Latinas’ Subjective Career Success?

Blancero, D., Cruz, J.L., Jacobson, R.P., & Jacobson, K.J.L. (2015).  How does Perceived Discrimination Affect Latinas’ Subjective Career Success? The Mediating Roles of Increased Work-Family Conflict and Decreased Organizational Commitment.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.

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Hispanic Career Success:  The Role of Acculturation

Blancero, D.M. & Cruz, J.L. (2014, August).  Hispanic Career Success:  The Role of Acculturation.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA. 

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La Voz de la Abogada Latina:  Challenges and Rewards in Serving the Public Interest

Cruz, J. L., Molina, M. S., & Rivera, J. (2010) La Voz de la Abogada Latina:  Challenges and Rewards in Serving the Public Interest, CUNY Law Review, 14(1), 147-214.  

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Few and Far Between: The Reality of Latina Lawyers

Cruz, J. L., & Molina, M. S. (2010). Few and Far Between: The Reality of Latina Lawyers. Pepperdine Law Review, 37(3), 971-1038.

Latinas Attorneys Serving the Public Interest: Justice for All?

Cruz, J. L. (2010, November/December). Latinas Attorneys Serving the Public Interest:  Justice for All? Diversity & the Bar, 40-41.

Latinas in the Legal Profession: Why so Few? 

Cruz, J. L., (2009, November/December). Latinas in the Legal Profession: Why so Few? Diversity & the Bar, 11(6), 32.

BOOKS/CHAPTERS

Latina and Latino Career Success: The Role of Acculturation

Cruz, J. L. & Blancero, D.M. (2014).  Latina and Latino Career Success: The Role of Acculturation.  In M.G. Urbina (Ed.), Beyond Post-Racial America:  21st Century Dynamics of Multiculturalism. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd.  

Challenges and Catalysts to Latina Attorneys’ Career Success

Cruz, J. L (2012). Challenges and Catalysts to Latina Attorneys’ Career Success.  In D. Blancero and R. DelCampo (Eds.), Hispanics @ Work: A Collection of Research, Theory, and Application.

The Relationship between Latina Attorneys' Family Responsibilities and Career Success in Law Firms

 

VIDEOS

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Work Smarter ... Not Harder

One of the key goals for most busy attorneys in their law practice management center around enhancing their overall productivity and effectiveness.  How can attorneys develop better behaviors and habits to accomplish their key goals and priorities without feeling the need to constantly work longer and harder?


This webinar examines common productivity blocks for attorneys and incorporates research-based insights on how to best optimize our mental energy, stay focused and make substantive progress toward our goals.

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Latina Lawyers - Still Too Few and Far Between

After the groundbreaking research on Latinas in the legal profession spearheaded by the HNBA’s Latina Commission, Cruz, one of the principal researchers reports on the results of the implementation of the original study’s recommendations. Presented by the Chicago Bar Association.

 

Jill Lynch Cruz, PhD, PCC, GCDF, SPHR
Executive Coach & Career Development Consultant

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