1712 ABA Journal Personal Lives articles.
Philip Bobbitt, a Columbia Law School professor, is not sure when the ceremonies will take place in recognition of him being awarded an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II. At the moment, most of his time is taken up looking after his four young children, and they have different titles for him.
Jun 22, 2021 12:53 PM CDT
For the legal profession, allyship can be a challenging topic. But this doesn’t mean that lawyers are incapable of standing up for colleagues; it’s just that we have to be intentional about it, writes lawyer Ellie Krug.
Jun 15, 2021 9:16 AM CDT
Dechert associate wins over Jeopardy! fans
Dechert associate Julia Markham Cameron won over Jeopardy! fans with her quirky facial expressions during an appearance earlier this month in which she…
Jun 14, 2021 4:29 PM CDT
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The Arkansas Supreme Court has suspended a judge and ordered him to hire a counselor or a life coach for rude and intimidating treatment of public defenders in the courtroom. Judge Barry Sims, a circuit judge in Arkansas, will be suspended for 30 days.
Jun 8, 2021 12:54 PM CDT
Mary Ryan never aspired to be on the ABA’s Board of Governors, despite serving in other leadership roles in the association throughout her career. But after Kevin Curtin, the senior appellate counsel in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts, died suddenly in December, someone needed to step in as the board’s District 2 representative.
Jun 8, 2021 10:12 AM CDT
Assembling sandwiches helped recent law school graduate Jacqueline Ingles focus during remote classes, and over the past year she made more than a thousand of them for the Chicago Help Initiative, a nonprofit group that takes food to pantries and free meal sites.
Jun 7, 2021 8:58 AM CDT
Disbarred lawyer F. Lee Bailey died Thursday at age 87. Bailey’s son, Bendrix Bailey, confirmed the death but did not give a cause. Bailey was known for his defense work for former football running back O.J. Simpson.
Jun 4, 2021 9:57 AM CDT
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Atlanta business group sues MLB for moving All-Star Game
Job Creators Network, a conservative organization that represents small businesses, is suing Major League Baseball for moving the July All-Star Game…
Jun 2, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
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How do attorneys remain committed to work that affords few successes and often few forms of traditional validation, including commensurate compensation? Public interest lawyer Taeva Shefler spoke with lawyer Mallika Kaur and recent law school graduate Melissa Barbee about her volunteer work with prisoners’ rights and the lessons learned.
Jun 2, 2021 9:14 AM CDT
Retired lawyer is oldest American to climb Mount Everest
Retired Chicago lawyer Arthur Muir became the oldest American to scale Mount Everest last month. Muir, 75, tried to climb the…
Jun 1, 2021 4:34 PM CDT
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