Linda Klein

Linda Klein

Linda Klein is the current President of the American Bar Association. In her practice life, she is managing shareholder for the Georgia offices of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, LLP. She has practiced law for over 30 years in Atlanta focusing on dispute resolution practice, in the areas of construction, pharmaceutical, and education law. Over the years, she has held many leadership positions at the American Bar Association including Special Advisor to the Standing Committee on Membership, Special Advisor on the ABA Program, Evaluation, and Planning Committee, Member of the Women Rainmakers Committee, and many more.

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Guest Appearances
August 11, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Linda Klein on Her Tenure as ABA President

Linda Klein talks CLE in the City, increasing access to justice for veterans, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and her time as ABA President.

July 31, 2017
Broken Promises and Public Service Loan Forgiveness – Rebroadcast

ABA President Linda Klein discusses the history of Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a program to entice young lawyers to take public service positions.

July 27, 2017
ABA president shares a sneak peek into ABA Annual Meeting in NYC

ABA President Linda Klein and Marty Balogh talk about the upcoming 2017 ABA Annual Meeting in New York City in August.

June 22, 2017
The Gamble of Public Service Loan Forgiveness

ABA President Linda Klein talks about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program and how it has fallen short.

March 31, 2017
Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?

Jim Sandman and Linda Klein discuss President Trump’s budget proposal to zero out funding for the Legal Services Corporation.

March 20, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Women Are Powerful in Legal Technology

A discussion on why it’s important to promote women’s roles in the legal industry and what specific characteristics women have to improve the tech field.

February 3, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Updates from ABA President Linda Klein

Executive orders on immigration, veterans initiative, the ABA Blueprint web tool, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, and Law Day 2017.

January 31, 2017
Broken Promises and Public Service Loan Forgiveness

ABA President Linda Klein discusses the history of Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a program to entice young lawyers to take public service positions.

January 4, 2017
The ABA’s Newest Project: Blueprint

ABA President Linda Klein talks about project management needs that solo and small firm attorneys struggle with and the ABA's new Blueprint initiative.

August 11, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: President Linda Klein’s Year To Come

Lynae Tucker and Chris Morgan sit down with incoming ABA President Linda Klein, who is the 140th person to head the American Bar Association.

July 22, 2016
The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein

Linda Klein, president-elect of the American Bar Association, looks back at the past year and looks ahead to her initiatives and mission as president.

May 4, 2016
How Technology Has, and Will, Impact the Practice of Law

Friend of the show Linda Klein talks about how she has used technology in her legal practice over the years and why lawyers should pay attention now.

November 11, 2014
ABA Law Practice Division: Linda Klein on Female Leadership in the Legal World

The Kennedy-Mighell Report host Dennis Kennedy interviews Linda Klein at the 2014 American Bar Association Law Practice Division Fall Meeting. Klein discusses her involvement with the ABA and Women Rainmakers Board, the struggle for women in leadership roles, and how generational differences and technology are changing the path of female lawyers. In addition to her...