Summary: We have provided a sample childbirth and parenting leave policy that you can use as a reference in developing or fine-tuning your law firm’s policy.

Here is a sample law firm policy for childbirth and parenting leave.


This statement sets forth the firm's policy for attorneys employed by the firm concerning leaves of absence for pregnancy, childbirth and parenting.(2) The object of this policy is to strike a fair balance between the business and economic needs and concerns of the firm, the demands and expectations of its clients, and the needs and goals of attorneys seeking to pursue careers and raise families. Consistent with the following standards, the firm expects to be as flexible as possible on a case-by-case basis.