Assistant Managing Editor
Contact by email or by phone at 312-988-6006.
James Podgers, an assistant managing editor, first worked as a reporter for the ABA Journal between 1978 and 1981, then rejoined the Journal staff in 1991 as an editor. He also has worked as a reporter for the Joliet (Ill.) Herald-News and as the Assistant Dean for Public Affairs at Chicago Kent College of Law. Jim holds a J.D. from Chicago-Kent and a B.A. in history from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
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Oct 1, 2014, 02:20 am CDT
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Oct 1, 2014, 02:10 am CDT
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Oct 1, 2014, 02:00 am CDT
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Oct 1, 2014, 01:50 am CDT
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Sep 1, 2014, 07:40 am CDT
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Aug 12, 2014, 01:03 am CDT
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Aug 9, 2014, 11:00 pm CDT
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Aug 9, 2014, 07:10 pm CDT
Are old ethics rules stifling innovations in legal services delivery and marketing?
Aug 8, 2014, 10:45 pm CDT
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Aug 8, 2014, 06:28 pm CDT