ABA Journal

Anna Stolley Persky

Legal Affairs Writer

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Anna Stolley Persky, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2023. She previously freelanced for the Journal and several other legal publications. Persky has been a reporter at Bloomberg News and the Los Angeles Times Westside Weekly section, as well as the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals. She also worked as a legal affairs producer for Fox News Channel. Persky earned her JD from the University of California at Davis King Hall School of Law and her BA in liberal arts studies from Sarah Lawrence College. She is slated to earn her MFA in creative writing from George Mason University in 2024.

Recent Articles

Protect trans and gender nonconforming students from forced outing, ABA House urges
Feb 5, 2024, 04:59 pm CST

History and voices of marginalized communities belong in school curricula and should not be banned, ABA House says
Feb 5, 2024, 04:10 pm CST

ABA is ‘ultimate resource’ for lawyers, says Alpha Brady, first African American executive director
Feb 5, 2024, 03:19 pm CST

Incentivize alternatives to animal research, ABA House says
Feb 5, 2024, 12:40 pm CST

ABA President Mary Smith urges members to protect democracy and help the next generation ‘meet the moment’
Feb 5, 2024, 11:10 am CST

People convicted of misdemeanor hate crimes should be under gun ban, ABA House urges
Feb 5, 2024, 10:45 am CST

Municipal residency requirement for elected official leads to disbarment
Feb 1, 2024, 01:40 am CST

Accommodation Awareness: As management retools remote work policies, ADA issues are expected
Jan 25, 2024, 11:34 am CST

Checkmate: BigLaw associate seeks chess master status
Jan 17, 2024, 08:19 am CST

Contractor or Employee? Labor Department changes the rules again
Jan 11, 2024, 11:58 am CST

Retiring Reluctantly: As lawyers age, many struggle with exit strategies
Jan 11, 2024, 09:24 am CST

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, hijinks, harassment and lawsuits
Dec 7, 2023, 12:33 pm CST

Avoid family fights during the holidays with this attorney’s advice
Nov 22, 2023, 10:24 am CST

Lawyer ran for office in one state while serving in another
Nov 15, 2023, 08:41 am CST

Ordinance that evicts tenants for seeking police aid is putting abused women out on the street
Sep 1, 2013, 08:50 am CDT

District attorneys are declining to defend controversial state and federal laws
Mar 1, 2013, 09:40 am CST

Hells Angels, Juggalos claim they are being unfairly singled out by law enforcement
Feb 1, 2013, 10:29 am CST

Jazzing it up: Concert series benefits pro bono efforts and music students
Feb 1, 2013, 10:20 am CST

A Question of Education: For Some Parents, Shock Treatments Are Only Hope for Helping Their Kids
Jan 1, 2013, 09:30 am CST

Law of the Jungle: ABA Pushes for Model Act Setting Standards for Treatment of Pets in Disasters
Oct 1, 2012, 06:09 am CDT

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