14 ABA Journal New Attorneys articles.
Every lawyer, from the solo practitioner to lawyers in large international firms, should ask themselves this question, says lawyer Thomas Aertgeerts. For young lawyers and law students, this is even more important.
Apr 16, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Apr 3, 2020 9:54 AM CDT
A survey of nearly 15,000 lawyers sought to determine what knowledge, skills and abilities are needed by newly licensed attorneys.
Mar 12, 2020 12:04 PM CDT
Utah allows bar admission for DACA immigrants
The Utah Supreme Court has approved a new rule that allows immigrants brought to the country illegally as children to gain admission to…
Feb 4, 2020 3:14 PM CST
Jan 7, 2020 3:42 PM CST
In this new episode of Asked and Answered, Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward talks to Karen Kaplowitz about ways the experience pairing works well, having more diverse legal teams, and finding better ways to use social media in marketing.
Oct 28, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Oct 7, 2019 10:49 AM CDT
The firm created the Kirkland Institute for Trial Advocacy, a lengthy civil mock trial program for associates that includes professional actors as witnesses, partners playing judges and hired jurors.
Sep 1, 2019 1:30 AM CDT
Jun 6, 2019 10:12 AM CDT
Many young lawyers in Florida are having some misgivings about their choice of a legal career or their particular field of practice.
A survey by the Florida Bar’s Young…
May 9, 2019 10:56 AM CDT
Apr 29, 2019 4:36 PM CDT
Some say that law school is a game, and you’re at a loss if you come in not knowing how it’s played.
“There are times when you don’t know how…
Apr 23, 2019 11:14 AM CDT
The bar pass rate for 2016 law grads who sat for the exam within two years of graduating is 88.57%, according to ABA data released Friday. The data is for graduates of ABA-accredited law schools.
Apr 19, 2019 3:37 PM CDT
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., have introduced the What You Can Do for Your Country Act of 2019 to bolster the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, which Gillibrand says is “failing to meet its obligation” to ease student debt.
Apr 11, 2019 3:59 PM CDT