1797 ABA Journal Personal Lives articles.
Firms bucking that downsizing trend say they’re investing in real estate to spark collaboration and camaraderie that lawyers, associates and support staff simply can’t experience when they’re siloed in home or remote offices.
Jun 1, 2022 1:45 AM CDT
Following news that the University of California system will cover tuition and student services fees for in-state residents who are members of federally recognized tribes, the University of California at Berkeley School of Law announced that it will also cover professional degree supplemental tuition for qualifying students.
May 19, 2022 8:38 AM CDT
Law student satisfaction with online learning increased in the past year, but there are still gaps when compared with in-person classes, including participation, according to a report released Wednesday by Gallup and the AccessLex Institute.
May 18, 2022 4:00 AM CDT
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May 9, 2022 11:19 AM CDT
Lawyers who see negotiation as a game to win are less likely to be completely honest with opposing counsel, according to a new study published in the Negotiation Journal.
May 9, 2022 10:52 AM 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
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A persistent law graduate who passed the bar exam nearly 30 years after his 1985 graduation won’t be able to join the Massachusetts bar as a result of a decision by the state’s top court.
Apr 26, 2022 3:53 PM CDT
A lawyer at the National Center for Lesbian Rights says despite several legislative obstacles, many LGBTQ clients are finding support from churches, neighbors and schools.
Apr 25, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
A Ukrainian lawyer described the harrowing scenes she witnessed after the Russian invasion, telling an ABA panel on April 7 that she was forced to flee her country with her three young children and leave behind her husband.
Apr 14, 2022 12:54 PM CDT
The artist who painted the Vanity Fair cover portrait of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician who was shot and killed by Kentucky police during a botched home raid, has donated proceeds from the work to the University of Louisville in Kentucky for law school fellowships and undergraduate scholarships.
Apr 13, 2022 9:38 AM CDT
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A high-profile Philadelphia lawyer who represented sex-abuse victims died Saturday in an apparent suicide, according to his law firm partner. Slade McLaughlin was described as “a force of nature” by personal injury firm partner Paul Lauricella.
Apr 5, 2022 12:35 PM CDT
Matthew Strugar received the first mysterious postcard in August 2018. On one side, two black-and-white patterned orcas leapt into the air from their large tank of turquoise water at SeaWorld. The handwritten plea on the back of the postcard was signed, “Sincerely, Your imprisoned orca clients.” Most lawyers would have found the note odd, but for Strugar, it struck a familiar chord.
Apr 1, 2022 4:00 AM CDT