98 ABA Journal Contract Attorneys articles.
Sep 2, 2020 9:33 AM CDT
Two more law firms announced pay cuts in the past week, marking a third slow week of bad news. But the worst could be yet to come.
Jun 4, 2020 2:00 PM CDT
May 19, 2020 3:31 PM CDT
California bar working group to consider licensing nonlawyer practitioners
The State Bar of California is forming a working group to make recommendations on the licensing of nonlawyers to perform some…
Jan 28, 2020 4:01 PM CST
Dec 12, 2019 7:00 AM CST
Dec 4, 2019 4:47 PM CST
A Tucson, Arizona, lawyer has agreed to disbarment for his conduct while working as an independent contractor for a law firm.
Zachary Schon was disbarred effective May 13, according to…
May 17, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
Last Friday was “Love Your Lawyer Day,” an annual day of appreciation promoted the by American Lawyers Public Image Association to honor those in the industry.
The campaign outlined different…
Nov 8, 2017 10:51 AM CST
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro offered a different version of events in its response to a lawsuit by a lawyer who claims the law firm breached his employment contract a few…
Jun 29, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has dismissed a race-discrimination suit filed by a former project attorney for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled…
May 31, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
Updated: The Law School Admission Council, which certifies LSAT scores and undergraduate GPA data submitted by law schools for ABA accreditation, announced Aug. 2 that it intends to suspend the…
Aug 5, 2016 5:50 PM CDT
After nearly 100 years in business, an Indiana law firm closed its doors last month after a partner exodus.
It began in December, when three partners left Campbell Kyle Proffitt…
May 31, 2016 11:00 AM CDT
A project lawyer and Pepper Hamilton have resolved a suit contending the law firm violated the Americans With Disabilities Act.
The lawyer, Andrew Fischer, had claimed that the law…
Feb 12, 2016 5:45 AM CST
Yondi Morris was already unhappy about her job as a contract attorney when a comment by a partner at the firm for which she was then working prompted her to…
Jan 14, 2016 4:05 PM CST
Updated: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and a staffing agency have agreed to settle for $75,000 a federal lawsuit by three document review attorneys seeking overtime pay.
Dec 16, 2015 4:00 PM CST