7759 ABA Journal Careers articles.
Barr, who served as attorney general for two years under President George H.W. Bush, has had an illustrious career. But what can his past work and statements tell us about how he’d approach the job if confirmed?
Dec 7, 2018 9:10 AM CST
The difference in average compensation for male and female partners at top U.S. law firms amounts to a 53 percent pay gap, according to a survey released on Thursday.
Dec 6, 2018 3:40 PM CST
A Michigan judge on Wednesday dismissed a sexual misconduct suit against a Southfield lawyer in what appears to be an ongoing battle between rivals.
Judge Phyllis McMillen of Oakland County…
Dec 6, 2018 12:26 PM CST
I graduated from Columbia Law School in 1945, 20 years before the Civil Rights Act made it illegal to discriminate in employment on the basis of sex. Although some eastern law schools—Yale and Columbia, but heavens, not Harvard—already admitted women, female graduates couldn’t expect to be recommended as law clerks to sitting judges, no matter how well their records stacked up against their male classmates.
Dec 4, 2018 6:30 AM CST
Women from four continents learned the hard way that they were married to white-collar criminals. Now their private online support group, the White-Collar Wives Project, is shining a light on damage that white-collar crime can cause the entire family.
Dec 1, 2018 2:25 AM CST
Shane Blank's law career was influenced by Bushido: The Soul of Japan, a book written by Inazo Nitobe in 1899.
Dec 1, 2018 2:15 AM CST
Dec 1, 2018 1:45 AM CST
This month, we’re sharing the next round of advice—this time aimed at litigators and business lawyers.
Dec 1, 2018 1:40 AM CST
U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey co-founded SOLACE more than 15 years ago. Support of Lawyers/Legal Personnel—All Concern Encouraged members try to help fellow members of the legal community and their families in times of need.
Dec 1, 2018 1:10 AM CST
The Equity Project aims to enable female litigators to become leaders in significant matters, claim origination more easily, and nab new business by offering clients alternative fees.
Dec 1, 2018 12:35 AM CST
Raymon Burns once dreamed of working at Sports Authority after his release from jail, but he has achieved much more.
Burns has gained admission to the Florida Bar, and it…
Nov 30, 2018 8:30 AM CST
For many lawyers, partnership is the brass ring they have long sought. But compensation and other aspects of partnership are not necessarily in line with their expectations.
The New Partner…
Nov 28, 2018 11:13 AM CST
Accounting firm KPMG currently employs 1,800 lawyers in offices across 75 countries, and it has plans to expand the number.
Nov 27, 2018 7:00 AM CST
The conservative Heritage Foundation has revived an expense-paid boot camp for selected federal judicial clerks that was suspended amid criticism over its attempts to control training materials.
Nov 26, 2018 2:00 PM CST
Want to retire from BigLaw practice early to pursue other things? The answer lies in the FIRE movement, which stands for “financial independence, retire early," according to an anonymous New York City associate.
Nov 26, 2018 6:30 AM CST
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