346 ABA Journal Paralegals articles.
It’s a seller’s market for paralegals. Remote work arrangements, which were uncommon pre-pandemic, today are nonnegotiable for many candidates. That’s been hard for some lawyers to accept.
Oct 1, 2022 2:30 AM CDT
A State Bar of California proposal to explore law firm ownership by nonlawyers and allow paralegals to perform certain legal services was limited Sunday, when Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring legislative approval for regulatory sandbox spending.
Sep 21, 2022 1:42 PM CDT
The ABA Center for Innovation on Tuesday released its inaugural Innovation Trends Report, which explores developments in the legal services industry by focusing on internal ABA innovation, advances in legal technology and regulatory innovation.
Aug 16, 2022 2:18 PM CDT
Because of a mistaken cellphone revelation, the Houston lawyer representing Infowars host Alex Jones in a Texas defamation lawsuit could have exposed himself to malpractice claims by his client, legal disciplinary action by the state and sanctions in a separate case in Connecticut.
Aug 8, 2022 2:06 PM CDT
The Oregon Supreme Court has given final approval to a program that allows licensed paralegals to provide limited legal services in family law and landlord-tenant cases.
Jul 25, 2022 9:02 AM CDT
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
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