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Ex-Lawyer Convicted for Misleading Clients at ‘Divorce With Dignity’ Clinic

A disbarred Vermont lawyer who moved to Arizona and opened an office called “Divorce with Dignity” has been convicted of theft and fraud for leading clients to believe he had…

Franklin Pierce, Only N.H. Law School, Mulls State U Merger

The only law school in New Hampshire has announced that it is considering a merger with a state university.

Franklin Pierce Law Center, a private…

Hot Topic: Are Lawyers Liable for Client Trust Accounts at Failed Banks?

If the bank holding my client trust funds fails, could I be held responsible?

That is the question many attorneys are now asking bar associations after the recent failure of…

Seyfarth Steps Out, Littler Steps In as Only US Member of Int’l Labor Group

Littler Mendelson has stepped in to take the place of Seyfarth Shaw as the only U.S. member of an international group of labor and…

ABA Secretary Wins Women Judges Award

Memphis U.S. District Court Judge Bernice Donald, the ABA’s Secretary, has been named the 2008 Honoree of the Year by the Oct 8, 2008 3:18 AM CDT

Okla. Bar GC Resigns, Faces Sexual Battery Charges

The longtime general counsel of the Oklahoma Bar Association has resigned as he fights charges of sexual battery.

Dan Murdock’s resignation is effective at the end of the year, the…

Work in Progress

Change is becoming the byword that characterizes the legal ethics field

Man About Town

The ABA’s new chief lobbyist in Washington has worked on both sides of the process

Electing to Get Out the Vote

Lawyers should be involved to ensure that the rule of law prevails at the polls

Stereotypes Blamed for Job Review Bias Against Women

Updated: Stereotypes may be the reason women lawyers are more likely than their male counterparts to report bias in job reviews, according to a report by the ABA Commission on…

As Worlds Collide

ABA groups ponder “real” law rules and applications in virtual environments

ABA Notices

As Real Estate Market Sank, Legal Malpractice Claims Rose

Although the worst of the mortgage meltdown was then still in the future, a ABA study of legal malpractice claims from 2004 to 2007 showed that related legal malpractice claims…

ABA Announces Toll-Free Hotline for Florida Hurricane Victims

Victims of recent hurricanes in Florida who can’t afford to hire lawyers can call a toll-free hotline for legal help.

Callers can dial (866) 550-2929 between 9 a.m. and 4…

New ABA Magazine Offers IP Articles Written By IP Lawyers

A new bimonthly magazine has been launched by the ABA Section of Intellectual Property.

Entitled Landslide,it features articles written by IP lawyers, for IP lawyers, the section reports in an…

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