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100 ABA Journal Law Scribbler articles.

After playing his ACES, GC Jeffrey Carr sits out a round
Industry, not practice, makes perfect
New Blackphone could help lawyers safeguard client information

While covering this year’s ABA Techshow, I reported on a session that focused on tools and services available to lawyers concerned about maintaining client confidentiality…

People looking for a lawyer are turning to the Internet first, survey finds

Once upon a time, the first thing that an overwhelming majority of people in need of legal representation would do is turn to relatives or friends for personal referrals. Some…

Jenner & Block names Terrence Truax as new managing partner

One week after Jenner & Block’s managing partner Susan Levy announced her departure from the firm she had led since 2008, the Chicago-based firm has a new leader.

Judge: Let’s make apps for ex-cons
Minority women find blocks on the path to the top
Tech geeks gather to reinvent the law
Virtual law firm plans to multiply like magic
‘Law is broken.’ Will these legal tech gurus bring about change?

Corrected: “The law is broken, change is coming.”

So said Axiom Law Managing Director Henry Jones at a one-day session not for the many U.S. lawyers clinging to a century-old…

Why don’t law grads participate in loan repayment programs?
Law school’s ‘Debt Wizard’ breaks down loan repayment by cities and salaries

As the demands for more transparency from law schools grow louder, one school has built an online tool for would-be lawyers to calculate various potential repayment options of the hefty…

Now is the time to go to law school, at least in this state, dean says

Updated: While critics continue to disparage the state of legal education, at least some of its top figures continue to balance calls for change with assurances to prospective students of…

Women partners shelve work-life balance talk, say money and power needed for real change

Sullivan Hill managing partner Madeline Cahill-Boley doesn’t want to talk about work-life balance. Neither does Lisa Borsook, executive partner of Canadian law firm WeirFoulds. Nor does Patricia…

New lawyers and military veterans both benefit from school’s legal clinic

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