Top Women in Law: Barbara Casey
Ballard Spahr real estate partner Barbara Casey was interviewed by the New Jersey Law Journal about the influence she has had in real estate law over the course of her 33-year career. Ms. Casey has also done pro bono work with organizations committed to advancing professional women in the legal industry and nonprofits such as Habitat for Humanity.
When asked for her best piece of advice for handling a crisis, Ms. Casey said, "Remain calm and keep the situation and the goals in perspective. Even the most difficult situation has a solution. Don't let the crisis control how you reach that solution." Ms. Casey also addressed how difficult it can be for women who want to grow their legal careers, "We need to be more creative in offering tools to help female lawyers find that balance. Fortunately, Ballard Spahr recognizes this challenge and has implemented programs to help."
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