Women Attorneys of El Paso
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
El Paso Attorney, Special Prosecutor, District Attorney's Office
Summary of Interview
A discussion of her law school experiences, hiring practices of El Paso law firms, her job as special rape and child abuse prosecutor in the D. A.'s Office, the attitudes of judges, attorneys, and jurors toward female attorneys, attempts to bar her from the courtroom when she was pregnant, the role of the Women's Bar Association in El Paso, and problems encountered in combining career with single parenting.
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Interview with Carol Pennock by Pauline Dow, 1984, "Interview no. 743," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.