47 ABA Journal Attorneys with Disabilities articles.
Can teams operate in a gritty and growth mindset-oriented way, and if so, does that make them more successful?
Apr 24, 2023 4:07 PM CDT
More than three-fourths of Massachusetts lawyers are experiencing burnout, and almost half have thought about leaving their legal employer or the legal profession for that reason or because of stress in the last three years.
Feb 2, 2023 12:07 PM CST
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A series of recent studies have revealed the lack of diversity in law firm partnerships—even after the May 2020 murder of George Floyd spurred the profession to respond to calls for racial justice by launching in-house diversity programs and hiring more chief diversity officers.
Dec 1, 2022 3:00 AM CST
Oct 27, 2022 10:21 AM CDT
A former Traverse City, Michigan, personal injury lawyer is entitled to continued monthly payments under his disability insurance policy because of evidence that his recurrent depression makes him unable to work as a trial attorney, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 13, 2022 9:49 AM CDT
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is launching a new survey to assess how the motherhood penalty and other caregiver bias impacts the careers of female lawyers.
Sep 8, 2022 2:00 PM CDT
Aug 25, 2022 8:45 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled against a Florida lawyer who challenged her disbarment for failing to comply with mental health requirements of her conditional admission to the bar.
May 27, 2022 9:34 AM CDT
May 19, 2022 8:37 AM CDT
White male attorneys continue to constitute the highest percentages of equity partners, non-equity partners and associates at law firms, according to an ABA report released Monday.
May 16, 2022 2:35 PM CDT
A first-year student who is autistic has an accommodation to use a laptop for taking notes. He also has 14 years of experience teaching in addition to a PhD in education. He was surprised, therefore, when his criminal law professor, who prohibits technology in the classroom, asked him to sit in the back of her class so his computer would not distract others.
Apr 19, 2022 12:02 PM CDT
The ABA Board of Governors on Tuesday revised the association’s diversity policy for continuing legal education programs after the Florida Supreme Court banned course credit in the state for programs with panel “quotas.”
Apr 6, 2022 2:38 PM CDT