Obituaries

432 ABA Journal Obituaries articles.

Afternoon Briefs: Prosecutor who filed OSHA complaint dies from COVID-19; Wells Fargo faces new class action

Prosecutor who filed OSHA complaint dies from COVID-19

A prosecutor in Pennsylvania who filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after becoming ill with COVID-19 has…

Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer denies ‘monstrous’ harassment; US appeals judge dies from COVID-19

Kentucky lawyer says sexual acts were consensual

A Kentucky lawyer accused of “monstrous and inhuman” sexual misbehavior says two former employees who sued him for harassment consented to “touching…

ABA mourns James Dimos, deputy executive director, general counsel

James Dimos, the ABA’s deputy executive director and general counsel, died suddenly Wednesday. “We are devastated by the loss of Jim Dimos,” ABA Executive Director Jack Rives said. “He was a big man with a great vision and huge accomplishments.”

Afternoon Briefs: KKK courthouse mural still on display; George Floyd’s family sues

Group calls for removal of courthouse mural with KKK figures

The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is calling for removal of a courthouse mural that includes three Ku Klux…

Prominent men’s rights lawyer is shot and killed outside his home
Prominent men's rights lawyer Marc Angelucci was shot and killed outside his California home on Saturday.
In apparent struggle with gunman, lawyer ‘died a hero,’ says chief magistrate judge
A Georgia lawyer died Saturday in a struggle with a gunman who went on to break into a woman’s home.
Transgender woman in pending SCOTUS case dies at 59
A transgender woman whose workplace bias case is before the U.S. Supreme Court died Tuesday at age 59.
Afternoon Briefs: First black female Harvard Law grad dies from COVID-19; food delivery apps face antitrust suit

First black female Harvard Law grad dies from novel coronavirus

The first black woman to graduate from Harvard Law School has died after contracting COVID-19. Lila Fenwick graduated from the…

Deaths of prominent husband-and-wife lawyers are under investigation
Police in suburban Chicago are investigating the deaths of two prominent lawyers who graduated from Harvard Law School and practiced together as partners at a Chicago law firm.
Afternoon Briefs: Student loan deferment in stimulus bill; BigLaw lawyer removed from ventilator

Federal stimulus package extends student loan payment deferments for 6 months

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, borrowers can now suspend federal student loan payments until Sept.…

Afternoon Briefs: GCs are overloaded with coronavirus webinars; former judge dies at 88

General counsels are overloaded with COVID-19 emails and webinar invites

Corporate clients are inundated with emails and webinar invitations from law firms offering information on the novel coronavirus, according to…

Lawyer with early diagnosis of COVID-19 is recovering; another dies from complications
A New York lawyer who was one of the first people in New York diagnosed with the novel coronavirus is recovering.
BigLaw firm asks all employees to work remotely following death of legal assistant with flu-like symptoms
Updated: A Davis Wright Tremaine staff member, who worked out of the firm’s office in Bellevue, Washington, was found dead Thursday after she’d left work Tuesday morning, experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Lawyer, author and founder of program for wrongfully convicted dies at 52
Laura Caldwell, a lawyer, author and founder of a project that supported the wrongfully convicted, died Sunday after a long battle with breast cancer.
Afternoon Briefs: SCOTUS splits over immigrant’s fight against ID theft conviction; first black justice on top Illinois court dies

SCOTUS splits over undocumented immigrant’s fight against state identify theft conviction

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday against Ramiro Garcia, an unauthorized immigrant in Kansas who was convicted…

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