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Posted on: Jul 27, 2016

By Patricia Erdmann, Office of the Indiana Attorney General

In 29 years of practice, I have heard my fair share of "dress for success" rules for women attorneys, including (although I hate to admit it) the dreaded foulard tie. Once before going on air for a national news program, I was told by the crew that women have to wear a necklace on television. Apparently, I was a rule breaker and didn't know it. I firmly believe we can make a statement without a statement necklace. For more discussion see "Is Your Shirt Too Blue?" and share are your stories with us!

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