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

Years of service: Mark Daniel Maloney reflects on journey with Rotary International
Nov 24, 2020, 09:02 am CST

Building for good: ABA construction lawyers give back to their communities
Nov 23, 2020, 08:50 am CST

Pro Bone-o: Chicago animal shelter gets treats from ABA public service project
Oct 28, 2020, 08:00 am CDT

First-ever ABA Giving Day addresses COVID-19 and racial justice
Oct 21, 2020, 10:05 am CDT

New homeless court program launches in Flint, Michigan
Oct 12, 2020, 03:38 pm CDT

ABA Criminal Justice Section reflects on its first 100 years
Oct 12, 2020, 02:09 pm CDT

First all-virtual ABA Annual Meeting highlights accessibility
Oct 1, 2020, 12:50 am CDT

ABA will advocate to end unreasonable restraints, seclusion and searches of children
Oct 1, 2020, 12:30 am CDT

NAPABA president Bonnie Lee Wolf’s efforts against anti-Asian discrimination draw support of ABA, other groups
Oct 1, 2020, 12:15 am CDT

First Black Oregon Supreme Court justice blazes a trail for lawyers—and students
Sep 30, 2020, 02:21 pm CDT

ABA leads effort to recruit lawyers as poll workers to ensure ‘free and fair elections’
Sep 23, 2020, 02:00 pm CDT

Afternoon Briefs: 7th Circuit rules on jail’s COVID-19 safety measures; ABA asks FEMA to activate disaster legal services
Sep 9, 2020, 03:50 pm CDT

Working Mother’s list of best law firms for women marks progress over 5 years
Sep 9, 2020, 02:20 pm CDT

DOJ files rare request to represent Trump in columnist’s defamation lawsuit
Sep 9, 2020, 12:35 pm CDT

Vanderbilt Law Review members donate fees to support minority students with ABA diversity scholarship
Sep 9, 2020, 11:55 am CDT

Lawsuit over parental leave policy will continue against Jones Day
Sep 9, 2020, 10:18 am CDT

More law firms are moving to make Election Day a paid holiday
Sep 9, 2020, 09:23 am CDT

Afternoon Briefs: COVID-19 outbreak in attorney’s office leads to court suspension; prosecutor killed while cycling
Sep 8, 2020, 04:35 pm CDT

Another BigLaw firm joins the list of firms laying off staff
Sep 8, 2020, 12:37 pm CDT

Lawyer is disbarred after history of indecent exposure, voyeurism
Sep 8, 2020, 11:09 am CDT

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