March 2015 Archive

Women’s History Month: Female Attorneys Who Paved The Way, Pt. 2

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Uncategorized on March 31, 2015

We are closing out Women’s History Month by continuing our tribute to impactful women in the legal realm. For the first part of our series, click here.

Lyda Burton Conley became the first female Native American attorney in the U.S. (1910). Conley was not admitted to a law school, but self-taught.

Frances Allen was the first woman to serve as an assistant prosecutor (1919). She later became the first female with an Article III Appellate Judgeship.

Florence Ellinwood Allen is elected to the Ohio Supreme Court (1922), the first woman to become elected to any state’s highest court. In 1934, President Roosevelt appoints her to the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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15 Jobs With Highest Divorce Rates: Do They Add Marital Stress?

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Divorce on March 19, 2015

Every marriage is work, but a recent divorce study suggests that a couple’s occupations may add further stress to their relationship.

The research, published in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, identified 15 occupations with the highest divorce rates in America.

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Women’s History Month: Female Attorneys Who Paved The Way, Pt. 1

On behalf of admin of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC posted in Uncategorized on March 10, 2015

March is Women’s History Month, designed to pay tribute to generations of women whose contributions are invaluable to society and the planet. At Deshon Laraye Pullen PLC, we would like to highlight some of the brave and brilliant women in the legal realm.

These are colorful and remarkable characters! We encourage you to read about each woman, even if you have never heard of her before.

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