ABA Journal

Amanda Robert

Legal Affairs Writer

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Amanda Robert, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2019. She previously worked for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer as an assistant editor and staff writer, and for Legal Newsline as a contributing writer. She also handled communications for a national intellectual property law firm and was a reporter for Illinois Times and the Centralia Daily Sentinel in Southern Illinois. She earned a Master of Arts degree in journalism from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication, with a certificate in social justice, from Saint Louis University.

Recent Articles

2022 Silver Gavels go to book by Anita Hill, documentary about trailblazer Pauli Murray
May 18, 2022, 11:00 am CDT

Law firm leaders are still mostly white and male, ABA diversity survey says
May 16, 2022, 02:35 pm CDT

Attorney who immigrated to the US now provides pro bono help to immigrants
May 9, 2022, 08:51 am CDT

Legal experts fear loss of abortion right could usher in end of same-sex marriage, other rights
May 4, 2022, 04:06 pm CDT

First Amendment doesn’t protect fired police officers who criticized department changes, 6th Circuit rules
May 4, 2022, 12:18 pm CDT

Appeals court voids firm fee imposed on departing lawyers who take clients with them
May 4, 2022, 10:50 am CDT

Florida lawyer lied to hundreds of disabled trust clients, SEC says
May 4, 2022, 09:27 am CDT

Appeals court sides with judge who muted man during remote sentencing
May 4, 2022, 08:53 am CDT

Former Guess executive chairman alleges lawyer extorted him over misconduct allegations
May 3, 2022, 04:07 pm CDT

Large law firms increase hiring of diverse attorneys, new data shows
May 3, 2022, 03:08 pm CDT

What does the original Roe v. Wade really say?
May 3, 2022, 02:23 pm CDT

Alito’s leaked draft opinion shows Supreme Court is likely to strike down Roe v. Wade
May 3, 2022, 10:45 am CDT

Most Americans want to see changes in elections, new ABA civics survey finds
Apr 29, 2022, 12:01 am CDT

Volunteer attorneys needed to help Afghan evacuees stuck in limbo within Abu Dhabi camp
Apr 21, 2022, 11:19 am CDT

US House should support bill establishing independent immigration courts, ABA president says
Apr 6, 2022, 11:13 am CDT

SCOTUS should not restrict counsel’s investigations in death penalty cases, ABA says
Apr 5, 2022, 09:34 am CDT

Pen Pals
Apr 1, 2022, 04:00 am CDT

‘Lucky in Life’: Emily Feinstein creates opportunities for others through pro bono and hockey
Apr 1, 2022, 01:00 am CDT

Home Security: ABA develops 10 guidelines to aid tenants and landlords dealing with evictions
Apr 1, 2022, 12:40 am CDT

Luz Arévalo helps immigrant and low-income clients facing tax problems
Mar 31, 2022, 02:54 pm CDT

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