Senior Writer (Online)
Contact by email or by phone at 312-988-6009.
Debra Cassens Weiss, a senior writer/online, joined the ABA Journal staff in 1986. She had worked as a news researcher for WMAQ-TV in Chicago, as a reporter and editor at the City News Bureau of Chicago, and as a newscaster at WMRO and WAUR radio (Aurora, Ill.). Deb holds a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois.
Man sues after DNA sample mix-up put him in jail for 61 days
Dec 7, 2016, 02:32 pm CST
Sharing fees with lawyers at other firms? ABA ethics opinion offers guidance on safeguarding them
Dec 7, 2016, 11:52 am CST
Lawyer’s parody Twitter account calls for ‘Pizzagate’ probe; ‘There are clues everywhere,’ he says
Dec 7, 2016, 10:49 am CST
Gun-control groups join BigLaw coalition; seven firms are on board so far
Dec 7, 2016, 10:02 am CST
Bob Dole’s law firm earned $140K for Taiwan lobbying, paving way for Trump phone call
Dec 7, 2016, 09:11 am CST
Accusers won’t travel again for rape trial delayed by no-show defense lawyer; judge acquits
Dec 7, 2016, 07:45 am CST
Which top law firms earned perfect scores for LGBT-inclusive policies?
Dec 7, 2016, 07:00 am CST
Top state court won’t review overturned $1M sanction against med-mal lawyer
Dec 6, 2016, 04:17 pm CST
Lawyer’s disclosure of sealed filing didn’t require dismissal of whistleblower suit, SCOTUS rules
Dec 6, 2016, 12:29 pm CST
SCOTUS overturns Apple’s $399M award against Samsung for smartphone infringement
Dec 6, 2016, 11:11 am CST