Female Attorneys in Documentaries

Amazing Grace (2015). Thirty minute documentary about Grace Day, one of the first women to practice law in the Kansas City area. 

Balancing the Scales (R & K Productions/Skydive Films, 2016). A documentary about famous attorneys such as Justice Ginsburg and Gloria Allred, and younger attorneys beginning their careers.

Hot Coffee (Hot Coffee/If Not Now/The Group Entertainment, 2011). Former trial lawyer Susan Saladoff directs and produces this documentary about the “McDonald’s coffee case.”

The Judge (Idle Wild Films, 2017). A documentary about Kholoud al-Faqih, the first female judge appointed to a Shari’a court in the Middle East. 

Motley’s Law (Made in Copenhagen/Level K, 2015). Kimberley Motley is a U.S. defense lawyer who works as a human rights attorney in Kabul, Afghanistan. 

RBG (CNN Films/Magnolia Pictures, 2018). An acclaimed documentary on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Seeing Allred (Netflix, 2018). A documentary about attorney Gloria Allred. Also with Lisa Bloom, Allred’s daughter.