Alumni Highlight: Caitlin Carey

2022-06-16T10:12:11-06:00

Q & A with Caitlin Carey, RFL Academy 2018 Growing up in the South, Caitlin Carey was taught to “be less” as she puts it. Talk less; don’t be so loud; don't wear bright colors; straighten your hair. “Less of you and more of your husband.” Though Carey eventually went to law school, which empowered her to share her opinion and write persuasively, she struggled with her decision to not take the bar exam and become a practicing lawyer. She wanted to be the “background person,” doing research and drafting briefs, but she found that other lawyers — particularly older male [...]