Across the country more than 50% of lawyers graduating from law schools are women, yet they represent only 37% of practicing lawyers. According to the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, the majority of lawyers who have been in practice five years or less are women. But, instead of moving up the ranks many are leaving. With this trend research suggests that at present rates women would not reach parity with men in law firms until at least 2088. Published by Law Matters: The History Issue.