10417 ABA Journal Practice Management articles.
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
A former Hunton & Williams partner who was convicted in a $1.9 million fraudulent real estate scheme will lose his law firm retirement account to the federal government as a result of a federal judge’s ruling last week.
Feb 25, 2021 9:24 AM CST
Lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack mull plea offers
Two lawyers charged in a Molotov cocktail attack on an unoccupied police car are reviewing plea offers, according to a…
Feb 24, 2021 3:26 PM CST
Sometimes you just have to tear something down and start over again—like when you were a child and built a house of blocks or constructed a bridge with your Erector set, and it came tumbling down. You discovered too late that the foundation was not strong. It needed a redo.
Feb 24, 2021 9:23 AM CST
Solo practitioners had a harder time weathering the initial economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic than others in the legal industry, according to a new report that cloud-based company Clio released on Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2021 9:19 AM CST
The challenges confronting the legal profession as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have been a prime focus of the 2021 ABA Midyear Meeting.
Feb 22, 2021 4:51 PM CST
Since taking office, ABA President Patricia Lee Refo has maintained a schedule of events that would've once been unimaginable.
Feb 22, 2021 3:46 PM CST
Since last March, I’ve been revisiting some of my past columns on legal software with an eye toward providing lawyers with the latest updates on the legal software that their firms will most likely rely on when working remotely.
Feb 22, 2021 8:37 AM CST
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
Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, has been suspended from law practice for two years for participating in the college admissions scandal.
Feb 19, 2021 11:23 AM CST
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Tyrone Thomas, a vice president and deputy general counsel at Invenergy and the founder of Conversation for Six, a nonprofit organization focused on expanding ongoing discussions about food insecurity.
Feb 19, 2021 9:02 AM CST
11 former death-row inmates are added to group’s innocence list
The Death Penalty Information Center has added 11 former inmates to its list of people who were exonerated after an…
Feb 18, 2021 4:36 PM CST
Prestigious law firms avoid hiring 23 types of lawyers, according to Harrison Barnes, the managing director and founder of BCG Attorney Search, a legal recruiting firm.
Feb 17, 2021 3:10 PM CST
More minorities are getting hired as associates, but law firm leadership is mostly white and male because of a diversity “bottleneck” and higher rates of minority attrition, according to an ABA survey report released Tuesday.
Feb 17, 2021 12:51 PM CST
A hacking group has posted files that it claims to be from Jones Day after the law firm was hit by a data breach at one of its vendors.
Feb 17, 2021 9:26 AM CST
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