103 ABA Journal ABA Insider articles.
Feb 1, 2021 12:10 AM CST
After more than 25 years of service, Laura Farber became the first Latina and third woman to serve as president of the Tournament of Roses. She selected the theme, “The Power of Hope,” for the 2020 celebration, which she says was based on her own life story but still resonates amid the COVID-19 pandemic and divisiveness in the country.
Dec 1, 2020 12:30 AM CST
Patricia Lee Refo became president of the ABA in August at the close of the first virtual annual meeting in the association’s history. She spoke with the ABA Journal about plans for her term as president.
Dec 1, 2020 12:20 AM CST
Dec 1, 2020 12:08 AM CST
Just hours after the final bang of the gavel, Judy Perry Martinez answered the million-dollar question: How was the first all-virtual annual meeting in ABA history?
Oct 1, 2020 12:50 AM CDT
Oct 1, 2020 12:40 AM CDT
Leslie Margolis once represented a 7-year-old child in foster care who had been restrained more than 147 times by his school’s staff. Margolis shared the story with the House of Delegates at the ABA Annual Meeting as it considered a trio of resolutions related to the well-being and rights of children and youth.
Oct 1, 2020 12:30 AM CDT
Oct 1, 2020 12:20 AM CDT
“Now is a time to stand with the African American community against what has been going on for decades, centuries, to show unity and solidarity from the Asian American community,” Wolf says. “What’s encouraging is that it seems like people are listening, and we can be part of that driving force to see real action and real change.”
Oct 1, 2020 12:15 AM CDT
Oct 1, 2020 12:07 AM CDT
Lauren van Schilfgaarde and Heather Torres introduced the ABA to the missing and murdered indigenous women crisis in February by first sharing the stories of those who suffered. Those stories resonated with the ABA House of Delegates.
Aug 1, 2020 12:25 AM CDT
“It has taken me a lifetime to get to the House of Delegates, and now I have to answer to my daughter, who is on the Board of Governors,” says Michael Posner of Michaela Posner. “It’s pretty unique.”
Aug 1, 2020 12:20 AM CDT
The ABA launched its Task Force on Legal Needs Arising Out of the 2020 Pandemic on March 13 to address legal challenges facing Americans during the public health crisis and make recommendations on how to overcome those challenges.
Aug 1, 2020 12:15 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:07 AM CDT
James F. Gesualdi was only a year into his practice of law in 1989 when a trip to a dolphin sanctuary changed the course of his career—and his entire life. “The practice of animal law, like life itself, is all about raising consciousness,” Gesualdi says.
Jun 1, 2020 12:35 AM CDT