143 ABA Journal Professional Development articles.
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Jim Delkousis, the founder and CEO of Persuit, a software platform that facilitates a competitive process for sourcing outside counsel.
Jul 23, 2021 9:54 AM CDT
The ABA on Thursday filed comments in response to the Florida Supreme Court’s recent decision to prohibit the approval of continuing legal education for any program with diversity “quotas.”
Jul 15, 2021 5:00 PM CDT
Three BigLaw attorneys recently offered insight into their experiences with TikTok, a social media platform that allows users—there are more than 100 million in the United States—to create and share short videos.
Jul 15, 2021 3:15 PM CDT
Who were the influencers in your legal career? I am talking about people whose attitude, ideas or conduct shaped some of the major paths you took in practice.
Jul 12, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Tuesday that a woman convicted in a plot to smuggle marijuana to the state from Oregon should be allowed to practice law.
Jun 30, 2021 12:23 PM CDT
Nearly half of lawyers responding to a Bloomberg Law survey said their well-being declined over the first quarter of this year—and the problem was even worse for junior lawyers.
Jun 30, 2021 10:56 AM CDT
“More seasoned women lawyers know that getting the job and demonstrating potential is only the beginning. While developing leadership skills and climbing the promotion ladder is the goal for many women lawyers, they must be strategic.”
Jun 29, 2021 10:13 AM CDT
Leadership involves taking in a variety of viewpoints, says law dean Hari Osofsky, and recognizing what students, professors and administration want is a good way to guarantee people that they are being heard.
Jun 28, 2021 8:48 AM CDT
Through a legal career that spans more than five decades, Lawrence Fox has become nationally recognized for his leadership in professional responsibility and legal ethics and his commitment to pro bono work.
Jun 17, 2021 3:01 PM CDT
Science explains that our minds are like icebergs: Our conscious awareness represents 10% of the iceberg above the surface of the water, and our unconscious awareness represents 90% of the iceberg unseen below the surface of the water. We are not aware of 90% of our thoughts/brain functions, which are unconscious—by definition.
Jun 3, 2021 11:57 AM CDT
Justice Sonia Sotomayor told Yale Law School grads this week that they are graduating in a world where the legal profession is viewed more cynically than when she graduated from the same school in 1979.
May 28, 2021 9:45 AM CDT
Edward Martell faced a possible sentence of up to 20 years in prison when he stood before a Michigan judge nearly 16 years ago on charges of selling and manufacturing crack cocaine.
May 27, 2021 11:38 AM CDT
The ABA’s diversity policy for panelists on continuing legal education programs has gotten the cold shoulder in Florida, which is refusing to give its state lawyers CLE credit for new association programs.
May 25, 2021 10:52 AM CDT
The three most desirable law firms to land a summer associate position with are Latham & Watkins; Kirkland & Ellis; and Skadden, Arps Slate, Meagher & Flom, according to a white paper published Monday by Law360 Pulse.
May 24, 2021 9:12 AM CDT
Lawyer job openings increase 150%, report says
Lawyer job openings have increased by 150% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by legal market data provider…
May 20, 2021 4:40 PM CDT
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