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

ABA announces 2023 Spirit of Excellence Award recipients
Oct 5, 2022, 08:53 am CDT

Lauren Champaign has big goals for BigLaw
Oct 1, 2022, 12:40 am CDT

Passing the Gavel: ABA leaders spoke of hope, civility and tenacity
Oct 1, 2022, 12:30 am CDT

Dealing with Dobbs: ABA responds to the overruling of Roe with 6 resolutions
Oct 1, 2022, 12:10 am CDT

Working remotely is now a top priority, says new ABA report highlighting lasting shifts in practice of law
Sep 28, 2022, 09:50 am CDT

Black defendants make up more than 50% of exonerations since 1989, new report says
Sep 26, 2022, 11:01 pm CDT

Roula Allouch is leading efforts to stop cyberbullying and discrimination
Sep 20, 2022, 10:10 am CDT

Advocates are helping Afghans apply for asylum and other immigration relief with ABA assistance
Sep 8, 2022, 03:30 pm CDT

Responses wanted: Motherhood penalty and caregiver bias will be evaluated in new ABA survey
Sep 8, 2022, 02:00 pm CDT

ABA calls on legal professionals to ‘step up’ and serve as poll workers in upcoming 2022 elections
Aug 24, 2022, 09:53 am CDT

Massachusetts high court tells defense counsel when to stay quiet about confidential information
Aug 23, 2022, 02:00 pm CDT

Georgia jury reaches $1.7B verdict in case over Ford truck crash
Aug 23, 2022, 11:39 am CDT

Class action suit over gender bias at Goldman Sachs slated for 2023 trial
Aug 23, 2022, 10:31 am CDT

Trump requests special master for review of documents seized by FBI
Aug 23, 2022, 09:43 am CDT

Fewer people are interested in becoming law professors, new data shows
Aug 23, 2022, 09:08 am CDT

ABA project aims to help Afghan legal professionals establish themselves in the United States
Aug 23, 2022, 08:53 am CDT

Texas Supreme Court’s advisory committee supports rule allowing judicial approval of abortions for minors
Aug 22, 2022, 01:53 pm CDT

Patient who received negligent reproductive health care can recover all damages, state supreme court rules
Aug 22, 2022, 01:05 pm CDT

New York attorney general’s actions over rape case are ‘a sinister abuse,’ dissenting judge says
Aug 22, 2022, 11:51 am CDT

SCOTUS should uphold long-standing precedent in case involving objection to same-sex marriage, ABA says
Aug 22, 2022, 09:23 am CDT

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