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. Robert 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 House of Delegates calls for changes in country’s immigration system
Feb 22, 2021, 07:42 pm CST

Women shouldn’t face criminal prosecution after abortion or miscarriage, ABA House says
Feb 22, 2021, 07:10 pm CST

ABA’s Practice Forward group puts focus on members’ needs, well-being
Feb 22, 2021, 04:51 pm CST

Tampons and pads shouldn’t be prohibited at bar exam, ABA House says
Feb 22, 2021, 03:53 pm CST

ABA is on a ‘promising path forward,’ President Patricia Lee Refo says
Feb 22, 2021, 03:46 pm CST

Spirit of Excellence honorees strive for diversity and inclusion
Feb 19, 2021, 12:22 pm CST

Interested in speaking to students and community groups during National Judicial Outreach Week?
Feb 18, 2021, 03:20 pm CST

Young lawyers bring meditation to ABA Midyear Meeting
Feb 16, 2021, 09:02 am CST

All-virtual ABA Midyear Meeting offers multiple days of free events and programs
Feb 16, 2021, 09:01 am CST

Annual ABE grant program supports 15 ‘boots-on-the-ground’ projects
Feb 2, 2021, 11:45 am CST

Elizabeth Greene aims to prevent heart disease and stroke in central Massachusetts
Feb 2, 2021, 09:56 am CST

Housing lawyer Sateesh Nori knew COVID-19 would force courts to go digital—so he stepped in to help
Feb 1, 2021, 12:50 am CST

Mona Kaveh gives a voice to foster children in Las Vegas
Feb 1, 2021, 12:30 am CST

ABA pushes for a federal guardianship court improvement program
Feb 1, 2021, 12:20 am CST

Quinten Steenhuis used tech expertise and passion for social justice to create tools for legal needs
Feb 1, 2021, 12:00 am CST

SCOTUS should overturn the ‘return to Mexico’ policy, ABA says in amicus brief
Jan 25, 2021, 12:22 pm CST

ABA helps animal shelters address challenges during COVID-19 pandemic
Jan 19, 2021, 10:28 am CST

Meet Annaliese Fleming, the ABA’s new general counsel
Jan 6, 2021, 10:09 am CST

Afternoon Briefs: First female judge will head Cook County Criminal Court; 2 firms cancel merger
Jan 5, 2021, 04:25 pm CST

Study examines decline in civil and criminal jury trials and how to bring them back
Jan 5, 2021, 01:27 pm CST

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