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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

Armin Salek builds new pathway to profession for aspiring first-generation lawyers
Dec 6, 2023, 10:01 am CST

Amer Zahr uses passions for law and comedy to promote Arab rights
Dec 1, 2023, 12:40 am CST

Supporting democracy, exploring AI and highlighting member experiences are ABA Pres. Mary Smith’s priorities
Dec 1, 2023, 12:30 am CST

Helping others is at the center of Holly Dolejsi’s practice
Nov 30, 2023, 09:04 am CST

Martin Scorsese and Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear discuss making of ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’
Nov 15, 2023, 02:09 pm CST

Keramet Reiter helps build in-prison education programs in California
Nov 9, 2023, 10:02 am CST

Family members who step in to care for children can get extra support with ABA guidance
Nov 8, 2023, 03:10 pm CST

Former crypto billionaire Samuel Bankman-Fried found guilty of fraud, conspiracy
Nov 3, 2023, 09:35 am CDT

ABA announces 2024 Spirit of Excellence Award recipients
Nov 3, 2023, 09:09 am CDT

Legal profession needs to support Native American female lawyers, new ABA report shows
Nov 2, 2023, 02:05 pm CDT

Deb Haaland, other Native American ‘first trailblazers’ discuss importance of being at the table
Nov 2, 2023, 02:00 pm CDT

Should the US reform a key foreign intelligence program? ABA members join the debate
Nov 1, 2023, 11:13 am CDT

There’s an ‘urgent need’ to support female lawyers with children, new ABA report shows
Oct 25, 2023, 09:34 am CDT

ABA’s Equity Summit shines light on DEI issues in legal profession
Oct 17, 2023, 08:34 am CDT

Members can support dozens of programs during 2023 ABA Giving Day
Oct 16, 2023, 02:35 pm CDT

Labor activist Dolores Huerta urges attorneys to ‘get involved in civic life’
Oct 12, 2023, 02:21 pm CDT

Texas bankruptcy judge questioned over relationship with local lawyer
Oct 11, 2023, 12:29 pm CDT

Florida lawyer dies in skydiving incident
Oct 11, 2023, 10:30 am CDT

Winston & Strawn rescinds NYU law student’s job offer over ‘inflammatory’ Israel comments
Oct 11, 2023, 10:10 am CDT

Most BigLaw associates think their firms aren’t trying to keep them, new survey shows
Oct 11, 2023, 09:32 am CDT

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