ABA Journal

Stephanie Francis Ward

Stephanie Francis Ward

Senior Writer

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Stephanie Francis Ward, a senior writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001 as a legal affairs writer. Ward had worked as a reporter for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and California Law Business, a publication of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals. She earned her BA in journalism from California State University at Long Beach.

Follow Ward on Twitter: @SFW70II.

Recent Articles

After theft charges, former law school assistant dean accused of sexual conduct with minor
Feb 2, 2023, 01:26 pm CST

Federal sentence includes law school, and attorneys wonder why
Feb 2, 2023, 12:22 pm CST

The Big Bilk
Feb 1, 2023, 03:30 am CST

Building Bridges: Patrick Palace draws on his experience to demystify technology and push for regulatory reforms
Feb 1, 2023, 12:07 am CST

Thought Leader: Natalie Anne Knowlton’s research has provided an important foundation for regulatory reform efforts
Feb 1, 2023, 12:05 am CST

Developing an Identity: Zachariah DeMeola created a holistic way for law students to find where they fit into the profession
Feb 1, 2023, 12:03 am CST

After seeing attitude shifts about opiate addiction, MDL lawyer targets Facebook
Jan 30, 2023, 08:30 am CST

US News extends rankings survey deadline; which law schools will file?
Jan 19, 2023, 01:40 pm CST

How do you build trust with incarcerated clients? Exonerated jailhouse lawyer has ideas
Dec 26, 2022, 10:00 am CST

Law school class of 2022 may be ‘most diverse entering class in history,’ LSAC says
Dec 21, 2022, 11:32 am CST

There are fewer JD students this year and increases in non-JD programs, new ABA data says
Dec 19, 2022, 11:07 am CST

Hofstra University law school gets criticism from ABA about faculty diversity
Dec 15, 2022, 11:50 am CST

3 law schools dinged for low bar pass rates
Dec 14, 2022, 11:16 am CST

Law students and professor who oppose same-sex marriage settle speech case with school
Dec 12, 2022, 01:24 pm CST

As underrepresentation of Asian American lawyers in top jobs continues, more are speaking out, new study finds
Dec 5, 2022, 01:34 pm CST

Many federal judges want clerkship diversity but say the topic is rarely addressed in court, new study says
Dec 2, 2022, 12:53 pm CST

Worried about the 2023 lawyer jobs market? This legal search consultant has some tips
Nov 28, 2022, 08:40 am CST

Pass rates for first-time bar-takers decrease; are online classes the cause?
Nov 17, 2022, 11:03 am CST

Bar pass rates for California decrease slightly
Nov 11, 2022, 09:10 am CST

Washington admits bar applicant with sex-offender status, based on young age at time of conduct
Nov 7, 2022, 08:57 am CST

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