Career & Practice
8161 ABA Journal Career & Practice articles.
The New York Commission on Judicial Conduct has recommended the removal of a Sullivan County judge accused of ordering the jailing and handcuffing of litigants for contempt without following procedural safeguards.
Mar 27, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
The National Conference of Bar Examiners, which develops and produces the attorney licensing tests used by most U.S. jurisdictions, will announce in early May whether its tests will be released for the July bar exam.
Mar 27, 2020 1:43 PM CDT
California lawyer Scott McMillan decided to weigh in after President Donald Trump tweeted about the need for Americans to get back to work.
Mar 27, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
Ninety-six percent of lawyers and legal staff members who responded to an online survey said their workplaces had announced a move to remote work by March 24.
Mar 27, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
General counsels are overloaded with COVID-19 emails and webinar invites
Corporate clients are inundated with emails and webinar invitations from law firms offering information on the novel coronavirus, according to…
Mar 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
A federal judge in Chicago has trimmed some claims from an Illinois law firm’s suit that alleges that a rival hijacked its website traffic and copied some of its website content.
Mar 26, 2020 3:01 PM CDT
A California judge has been censured after commenting on “smoking hot” women, proclaiming that he had the "biggest balls in the courthouse" and making other inappropriate remarks.
Mar 26, 2020 2:20 PM CDT
When it comes to figuring out what to do with your law firm in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are two things lawyers should be thinking about: Who has legal needs and an ability to pay.
Mar 26, 2020 12:38 PM CDT
Some states, including Illinois and Indiana, have labeled lawyers essential workers who can still go into their offices amid stay-at-home orders aimed at halting the spread of the coronavirus.
Mar 26, 2020 10:53 AM CDT
Mar 26, 2020 9:24 AM CDT
“The whistleblower often comes to us in pretty bad shape,” attorney Stephen Kohn says. “He’s at risk to be killed [in his profession]. It’s our job to get those bandages on, get him back to health and have him walk out in good condition.”
Mar 26, 2020 9:24 AM CDT
ABA: Exempt legal services from any US stay-home order
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez says legal services should be deemed essential and exempted from any national stay-home order. “The American…
Mar 25, 2020 4:05 PM CDT
The New Jersey Supreme Court has censured a judge who told a man’s girlfriend and wife that they let themselves be played by a “knucklehead.”
Mar 25, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
As we enter 2020, I am reflecting on more than a decade of work on behalf of young lawyers. Although I am proud of my body of work, which includes three books for women lawyers and a fourth book for all millennial lawyers, I also am aware of how little we have learned about developing talent in those 10-plus years.
Mar 25, 2020 1:15 PM CDT
Whether the July bar exam will actually take place as traditionally scheduled is unknown, but starting in May, anyone who wants to study for it has the option of watching livestreamed BarBri lectures with moderated questions and answers.
Mar 25, 2020 10:11 AM CDT
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