574 ABA Journal COVID-19 articles.
Lawyer says he was racially profiled while jogging
A Black lawyer says he was racially profiled during a late-night jog in his new gated community in Parkland, Florida. Lawyer Josiah…
Oct 28, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
Reports of staff layoffs at a handful of large law firms don’t provide the whole picture.
Oct 28, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
In an April order that is just now gaining exposure, a judge in Mobile, Alabama, referred to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey as "Gov. MeMaw."
Oct 27, 2020 2:47 PM CDT
Young lawyers are so impacted by student debt that they are making life-changing decisions, such as delaying children and, in some cases, choosing a job because of its higher pay, according to a survey posted online Monday.
Oct 27, 2020 12:19 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday evening refused to reinstate a judge’s extended deadline to count absentee ballots in Wisconsin.
Oct 27, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
BigLaw partner is accused of failing to pay mansion rent
A affidavit filed in housing court alleges that Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner A. Mark Getachew has stiffed his landlord…
Oct 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
Hogan Lovells has laid off 43 members of its business services staff in the United States and Mexico.
Oct 26, 2020 9:27 AM CDT
Plenty of lawyers in private practice worry about business development during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there may be more opportunities to discover new clients than they realize. And that is thanks to an increase in online events, says Karen Kaplowitz, a lawyer and business development coach.
Oct 26, 2020 8:56 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Scott Mozarsky, a managing director with the Jordan, Edmiston Group Inc., a middle-market investment bank, where he leads its legal and compliance practice.
Oct 23, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
Judge tosses one murder charge against officer in George Floyd death
A Minnesota judge on Thursday tossed one of the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the…
Oct 22, 2020 4:59 PM CDT
Oct 22, 2020 12:13 PM CDT
Three U.S. Supreme Court justices dissented Wednesday when the high court allowed Alabama’s secretary of state to ban curbside voting.
Oct 22, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
Purdue Pharma agrees to plead guilty over opioid marketing
Purdue Pharma has agreed to plead guilty to felony charges for misleading doctors, patients and the government about OxyContin and for…
Oct 21, 2020 3:41 PM CDT
One of the most important ethical obligations a lawyer has is knowing when to tell their client no. But how do you know when that moment has come, and how do you deal with it?
Oct 21, 2020 10:47 AM CDT
A new ABA initiative is encouraging lawyers to invest in projects that “counter the impact of COVID-19 and champion racial justice across America.”
Oct 21, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
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