1331 ABA Journal Women in the Law articles.
More than three-fourths of Massachusetts lawyers are experiencing burnout, and almost half have thought about leaving their legal employer or the legal profession for that reason or because of stress in the last three years.
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Lawyers of color continue to make gains in the associate ranks at major U.S. law firms, but their progress at the partnership level “has moved at a more sluggish pace,” according to a report released Thursday by the National Association for Law Placement.
Jan 12, 2023 11:29 AM CST
An indignant lawyer blasted a colleague in a text for leaving her law firm following paid maternity leave. The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association was flooded with angry calls, texts and emails from members expressing outrage and demanding action.
Jan 11, 2023 11:54 AM CST
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Judge slashes $24M punitive award in Unite the Right trial
U.S. District Judge Norman K. Moon of the Western District of Virginia has slashed an award of $24 million in…
Jan 6, 2023 2:04 PM CST
Judge Abby Abinanti was the first tribal woman to be admitted to the State Bar of California. For almost two decades, she served as a judicial officer for the San Francisco Superior Court, and Abinanti has been a Yurok tribal court judge since 1997.
Jan 3, 2023 9:29 AM CST
“The Box: An Invitation to Freedom From Anxiety” became an investigation into the mental and emotional barriers that Wendy Tamis Robbins constructed since childhood to protect herself—and a blueprint for dismantling the barriers that no longer served her.
Dec 21, 2022 8:34 AM CST
New York Law School is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for a scholarship program for women funded by Judge Judy Sheindlin, according to a report.
Dec 15, 2022 9:00 AM CSTMembers Who Inspire series, the ABA Journal featured 12 extraordinary ABA members who go to great lengths to embolden their clients, colleagues and members of the communities around them. Their work includes helping immigrants with tax issues, advocating for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and addressing racial injustice and inequality.
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A series of recent studies have revealed the lack of diversity in law firm partnerships—even after the May 2020 murder of George Floyd spurred the profession to respond to calls for racial justice by launching in-house diversity programs and hiring more chief diversity officers.
Dec 1, 2022 3:00 AM CST
“I read a quote recently that said we should think hard about what we owe each other as citizens and human beings,” Deborah Ferguson says. “I believe that.”
Nov 22, 2022 3:37 PM CSTa partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, was found dead in her Phoenix home Wednesday, along with her husband and their three young children.
Nov 21, 2022 8:37 AM CST