Senior Writer

Mark Curriden

Contact by email or by phone at 214-232-6783.

Mark Curriden, a senior writer, joined the ABA Journal staff part time in 2010 and has written for the magazine for more than 25 years. He also is a senior writer for the Texas Lawbook.  Mark served as the legal affairs writer for the Dallas Morning News and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. From 2002 to 2010, Mark was the senior communications counsel at Vinson & Elkins. From 2010 to 2012, he was the Writer in Residence at the SMU Dedman School of Law. Mark clerked for a federal judge after earning his J.D. from the Woodrow Wilson Law School in Atlanta. He holds a B.A. in history from Tennessee Temple University.

Recent Articles

Meet the chief judge of the nation’s most divisive, controversial and conservative appeals court
Feb 1, 2014, 05:40 am CDT

Oct. 21, 2003: Florida enters the Terri Schiavo case
Oct 1, 2013, 12:30 am CDT

September 2, 1963: Gov. Wallace halts integration
Sep 1, 2013, 01:40 am CDT

June 19, 1961: Police raid of home sparks a revolution in the criminal justice system
Jun 1, 2013, 01:00 am CDT

How protected should communications between lawyers and a firm’s in-house counsel be?
May 1, 2013, 03:10 am CDT

May 6, 1882: Congress passes first major law restricting immigration
May 1, 2013, 12:40 am CDT

How much is that doggie in the window? Not much, Texas justices rule
Apr 5, 2013, 01:48 pm CDT

Leon Jaworski’s name is the first to go as his firm grows
Apr 1, 2013, 04:00 am CDT

April 3, 1996: The Unabomber is apprehended
Apr 1, 2013, 12:00 am CDT

March 25, 1931: The saga of the Scottsboro Boys begins
Mar 1, 2013, 01:30 am CDT


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