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

How can employers stop discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic?
Apr 1, 2020, 03:13 pm CDT

Meet the groups helping to get women elected
Apr 1, 2020, 03:30 am CDT

Law Day 2020: Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy
Apr 1, 2020, 03:25 am CDT

Attorney uses photography and storytelling for legal empowerment
Apr 1, 2020, 12:50 am CDT

‘The personal attacks on judges and prosecutors must cease,’ ABA president says
Apr 1, 2020, 12:40 am CDT

ABA House supports animal encounter training for law enforcement
Apr 1, 2020, 12:15 am CDT

Can companies be held liable when their employees fall ill with the coronavirus?
Mar 19, 2020, 11:30 am CDT

5 red flags that a client might be a victim of elder abuse
Mar 18, 2020, 09:34 am CDT

Working from home? ABA Free Legal Answers offers pro bono opportunities
Mar 17, 2020, 10:07 am CDT

ABA cancels more April and May meetings amid COVID-19 pandemic
Mar 16, 2020, 05:02 pm CDT

Robert Saunooke champions Native American issues in his career and in the ABA
Mar 16, 2020, 10:20 am CDT

ABA president offers coronavirus response update, announces COVID-19 programming
Mar 11, 2020, 02:41 pm CDT

ABA announces 2020 Silver Gavel Awards finalists
Mar 11, 2020, 11:14 am CDT

Coronavirus and law schools: Numerous schools canceling in-person classes
Mar 11, 2020, 10:15 am CDT

Afternoon Briefs: Supreme Court to hear juvenile sentencing case; Led Zeppelin wins ‘Stairway’ fight
Mar 9, 2020, 05:05 pm CDT

Federal judge orders mental health review of Guantanamo Bay prisoner
Mar 9, 2020, 02:03 pm CDT

Feds can take detained immigrants’ DNA, DOJ says
Mar 9, 2020, 12:30 pm CDT

Quinn Emanuel shuts down New York office after partner tests positive for coronavirus
Mar 9, 2020, 10:47 am CDT

Afternoon Briefs: Defense bar calls for protection in prisons from coronavirus; cheese makers protect ‘halloumi’ trademark
Mar 6, 2020, 03:50 pm CST

New asylum rule won’t apply to immigrants stopped by metering policy, appeals court says
Mar 6, 2020, 12:44 pm CST

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