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

Has COVID-19 made the workplace more accessible for lawyers with disabilities?
Oct 26, 2021, 10:45 am CDT

ABA Giving Day is an opportunity ‘to help ensure a just society,’ says ABA president
Oct 19, 2021, 02:29 pm CDT

ABA Commission on Immigration offers students ‘hands-on’ experience with people in detention
Oct 13, 2021, 04:08 pm CDT

Prosecutors are working towards the release of the longest-serving inmates
Oct 1, 2021, 04:00 am CDT

Judge Neil Axel uses DUI court experience to tackle traffic safety
Oct 1, 2021, 01:30 am CDT

Student loans should be easier to discharge in bankruptcy, ABA argues
Oct 1, 2021, 01:00 am CDT

ABA House votes to oppose laws that ban transgender student-athletes
Oct 1, 2021, 12:30 am CDT

Want to help Haitian immigrants? ABA is looking to train pro bono volunteers
Sep 30, 2021, 02:20 pm CDT

Sotomayor discusses friendship with Thomas, shares advice during ABA’s inaugural Equity Summit
Sep 29, 2021, 03:58 pm CDT

Law student Emily Dillan is an advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence
Sep 27, 2021, 09:50 am CDT

New York and other states have the right to limit concealed weapon permits, ABA says in amicus brief
Sep 23, 2021, 09:29 am CDT

ABA’s inaugural Equity Summit will highlight importance of inclusion; guests include Justice Sotomayor
Sep 22, 2021, 11:51 am CDT

Supreme Court should uphold precedent in Mississippi abortion case, ABA amicus brief says
Sep 20, 2021, 04:40 pm CDT

New York extends eviction protections in wake of SCOTUS decision blocking federal ban
Sep 3, 2021, 03:14 pm CDT

Former Georgia district attorney indicted over handling of shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery
Sep 3, 2021, 12:37 pm CDT

Limit on food distribution to homeless people in parks violates First Amendment, 11th Circuit rules
Sep 3, 2021, 10:16 am CDT

Law firms team up to encourage racial equity and economic mobility in the Carolinas
Sep 3, 2021, 09:47 am CDT

9th Circuit orders lower court to review decision over accessibility at baseball stadium
Sep 3, 2021, 09:14 am CDT

Judge approves Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan that provides immunity to Sackler family members
Sep 2, 2021, 02:39 pm CDT

Couple should try counseling again before divorcing, says judge in unusual order
Sep 2, 2021, 10:50 am CDT

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