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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

Tsion Gurmu calls on personal experience to support Black immigrants
Jun 1, 2023, 12:40 am CDT

Bill Bay, the ABA’s president-elect nominee, hopes to attract new lawyers to the association
Jun 1, 2023, 12:30 am CDT

Meet Our Nominees: ABA candidates, in their own words
Jun 1, 2023, 12:20 am CDT

Silver Gavel Awards go to works featuring Emmett Till, Roe v. Wade
May 24, 2023, 12:30 pm CDT

ABA Military Pro Bono Project has been connecting volunteer attorneys to servicemembers in need for 15 years
May 22, 2023, 08:49 am CDT

Celebrity trials inspire new wave of online merchandise
May 19, 2023, 02:36 pm CDT

Breyer shares views on treatment of female classmates at Harvard during law school talk
May 19, 2023, 12:17 pm CDT

Lateral candidates continue to raise ‘red flags,’ research company says
May 19, 2023, 10:32 am CDT

Law school introduces hologram witnesses in mock trial
May 19, 2023, 09:56 am CDT

How can lawyers be better allies? ABA presidents share their advice
May 19, 2023, 09:32 am CDT

Mental health initiatives aren’t curbing lawyer stress and anxiety, new study shows
May 19, 2023, 09:08 am CDT

New ABA civics survey finds most Americans perceive decline in civility
Apr 27, 2023, 09:30 am CDT

ABE’s annual grant program sends $300K to 12 innovative projects
Apr 26, 2023, 11:50 am CDT

Grit and growth mindset boosts work of teams, new ABA report finds
Apr 24, 2023, 04:07 pm CDT

ABA notifies members of stolen data
Apr 21, 2023, 01:56 pm CDT

National Labor Relations Board outlines penalties for cases involving ‘repeated or serious misconduct’
Apr 21, 2023, 11:23 am CDT

Associate hiring and attrition remain above average in 2022, new NALP Foundation report says
Apr 21, 2023, 10:30 am CDT

Lawyers likely to see large payouts in $787.5M Fox defamation case
Apr 21, 2023, 09:47 am CDT

Senate Judiciary Committee calls on Chief Justice Roberts to discuss ethics
Apr 21, 2023, 08:52 am CDT

Catching ‘the Green Bug’: Environmental law group looks to inspire middle school students
Apr 20, 2023, 12:33 pm CDT

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