341 ABA Journal Paralegals articles.
A former paralegal at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr in Chicago has pleaded not guilty to allegations that she embezzled more than $600,000 while working on bankruptcy matters at the…
May 6, 2022 4:10 PM CDT
A former paralegal at the U.S. attorney’s office in New Jersey was convicted Tuesday based on accusations
that she outed cooperating witnesses against her gang member son.
Apr 29, 2022 2:06 PM CDT
Devon Simmons, co-founder and project director of a new program helping those with past convictions find work as paralegals and other jobs in the legal profession, says there’s a wealth of untapped legal talent among formerly incarcerated people.
Apr 28, 2022 1:07 PM CDT
Jones Day has settled a Haitian-born paralegal’s discrimination lawsuit alleging that she was given more work than white staff members and was belittled for working overtime to complete it.
Mar 11, 2022 9:19 AM CST
A paralegal accused in a lawsuit of falsely claiming that her lawyer boss was depressed to cover up his alleged poisoning can’t get his libel claims dismissed, a Texas appeals court has ruled.
Feb 15, 2022 1:27 PM CST
The battle for legal talent
has led two BigLaw firms to try new tacks to bolster recruitment.
Jan 26, 2022 10:25 AM CST
Law firms “are spending huge amounts of money and putting their profits at increasing risk” as they battle to hold on to their associates, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jan 11, 2022 11:49 AM CST
A Kentucky lawyer who says he is working as a paralegal at the law firm carrying his name claims to be retired, rather than suspended, which means that the Kentucky Bar Association has no authority to hold him in contempt for allegedly practicing law.
Nov 4, 2021 10:23 AM CDT
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe wants its staff members and lawyers to take a week off work “to truly unplug.”
Mar 22, 2021 9:02 AM CDT
A Haitian-born paralegal’s discrimination lawsuit against Jones Day has alleged that she was held to a different standard than white staff members in the firm's Boston office.
Feb 22, 2021 8:34 AM CST
With better-than-expected results for 2020, some law firms are prepaying expenses for 2021 and considering how lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic will apply in the coming year, according to a 2021 client advisory by Citi Private Bank and Hildebrandt Consulting.
Dec 1, 2020 12:26 PM CST
Reports of staff layoffs at a handful of large law firms don’t provide the whole picture.
Oct 28, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
A federal judge in New Jersey has mostly dismissed a lawsuit by a former legal assistant at Fox Rothschild, who claimed that a now-fired lawyer tried to sexually assault her.
Oct 23, 2020 12:24 PM CDT
Greenberg Traurig has offered voluntary buyouts to staff members at a majority of its U.S. offices.
Oct 19, 2020 11:53 AM CDT
Weil Gotshal bonuses could reach $50K for top billers
Weil Gotshal & Manges is breaking from the ranks by tying special bonuses to hours worked and raising the top amount…
Sep 25, 2020 4:33 PM CDT
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