47 ABA Journal New Attorneys articles.
First-generation college graduates fared less well in the job market after law school than those who had at least one parent with a JD or a college degree, according to new data from the National Association for Law Placement.
Oct 20, 2021 10:04 AM CDT
For the second year, the ABA is asking members to join in its efforts to address significant issues that affect their communities.
Oct 19, 2021 2:29 PM CDT
Current and former law students unloaded about their worst experiences during job interviews in a Reddit thread chronicled by Law.com
Oct 6, 2021 3:35 PM CDT
Lawyer Derek Bolka credits an American Bar Association internship for kick-starting his career at Accenture, an information technology services company, where he is now an inaugural fellow of a legal program for lawyers with disabilities.
Oct 5, 2021 11:40 AM CDT
The employment rate for law graduates in the class of 2020 decreased by nearly two percentage points from the prior year, but the news wasn’t all bad, according to figures released Thursday.
Aug 26, 2021 11:35 AM CDT
Midlevel associates surveyed by the American Lawyer have ranked McDermott Will & Emery No. 1 for job satisfaction.
Aug 24, 2021 11:16 AM CDT
Three BigLaw attorneys recently offered insight into their experiences with TikTok, a social media platform that allows users—there are more than 100 million in the United States—to create and share short videos.
Jul 15, 2021 3:15 PM CDT
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Tuesday that a woman convicted in a plot to smuggle marijuana to the state from Oregon should be allowed to practice law.
Jun 30, 2021 12:23 PM CDT
Nearly half of lawyers responding to a Bloomberg Law survey said their well-being declined over the first quarter of this year—and the problem was even worse for junior lawyers.
Jun 30, 2021 10:56 AM CDT
Justice Sonia Sotomayor told Yale Law School grads this week that they are graduating in a world where the legal profession is viewed more cynically than when she graduated from the same school in 1979.
May 28, 2021 9:45 AM CDT
Edward Martell faced a possible sentence of up to 20 years in prison when he stood before a Michigan judge nearly 16 years ago on charges of selling and manufacturing crack cocaine.
May 27, 2021 11:38 AM CDT
The three most desirable law firms to land a summer associate position with are Latham & Watkins; Kirkland & Ellis; and Skadden, Arps Slate, Meagher & Flom, according to a white paper published Monday by Law360 Pulse.
May 24, 2021 9:12 AM CDT
Lawyer job openings increase 150%, report says
Lawyer job openings have increased by 150% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by legal market data provider…
May 20, 2021 4:40 PM CDT
The days when attorneys remained loyal to one firm for decades are, for the most part, long gone.
May 17, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Do you want to assist the ABA with its efforts on the border without leaving your home or traveling across the country? The ABA Section of Litigation’s Pro Bono Task Force is offering members a new opportunity to record short videos to help attorneys at the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project improve their litigation skills.
Apr 23, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
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