A lawyer at the National Center for Lesbian Rights says despite several legislative obstacles, many LGBTQ clients are finding support from churches, neighbors and schools.
"This idea that we’ll all be sitting at home practicing law, I don’t think that will work," says a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell.
Two civil rights attorneys are featured in this new Asked and Answered podcast, which is looking at how the practice of law has changed over the years.
Two family law lawyers say it’s much simpler representing clients now, thanks to virtual depositions and court hearings.
Two veteran litigators are featured in this month’s Asked and Answered podcast, which is looking at how litigation has changed over the years.
Two female recruiters are featured in this month’s Asked and Answered podcast, which is looking at how legal recruiting has changed over the years, including an incredibly hot job market for 2021.
This month’s Asked and Answered podcast looks at how work environments have changed for female law school faculty.
This month’s Asked and Answered podcast is looking at how advocacy has changed in the country’s highest court. It’s part of a special series on how lawyers’ work has changed over the...
A Harvard Law School student has been connecting with classmates and professors remotely over the past year.
Lawyer Patrick Krill learned to be more flexible during the pandemic, with inspiration from "Be Water," an ESPN documentary about martial artist and actor Bruce Lee.
Law dean Hari Osofsky wonders whether some aspects of the pandemic might stay with legal education, which she has thought was on the brink of significant change even before the pandemic.
Lawyer and author David Lat thinks remote working for lawyers is here for the foreseeable future, and that’s just one of the many significant changes that he sees the pandemic bringing to...
Lawyer and influencer Emily D. Baker thinks YouTube is a great place to teach people how the law works.
Howard Bashman of How Appealing discusses blogging during COVID-19 and how appellate work in Pennsylvania has changed in the pandemic.
Lawyer Beth Bourdon is willing to go places where other attorneys may be hesitant, including this summer when she joined Parler.
A Colorado law professor recently discussed how he incorporates mindfulness in his life and finding “pandemic positives” with ABA Journal Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward.
SCOTUS lawyer Jeffrey L. Fisher breaks down how he had to adapt during the coronavirus crisis for three recent Supreme Court cases that he argued.
Law professor April Dawson talks to Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward about finding creative ways to use technology in the classroom, even before the pandemic.
Karen Kaplowitz talks with the ABA Journal's Stephanie Francis Ward about how many people are discovering the benefits of long-term telecommuting and why they may continue to support the work schedules after...
Kenneth White, a former assistant U.S. attorney known as "Popehat" on Twitter, spoke with ABA Journal Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward about what he's been up to during the COVID-19 crisis.
Veena Dubal tells listeners about her experience with online trolls during the pandemic and how she deals with them.
Molly Coleman updates listeners on the latest going on in her life: moving back to her home, her decision to forgo the bar exam this year and postponing her wedding to 2021.
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez and Marty Balogh of the Meetings and Travel Group share behind-the-scenes information about the ABA annual meeting.
Brian Cuban chats about how he’s been focusing on what he can control during the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than what he can’t, and what he misses the most.
Colin Rule, Warren Agin, Sherrill Ellsworth, and Joshua Browder talk about how their apps are working to help detect and block sarcasm in texts between parents fighting with each other.
Ashley Halfman, Teresa Scanlan and Bill Alverson talk about the similarities between the pageant circuit, law school and the practice of law with pageant winners or working as a pageant coach.
Shauna Barnes share information with lawyers about how they can adjust to the world’s current situation—such as having to work from home, whether they want to or not.
Stephanie Francis Ward explores people’s changing views of laws inspired by Christian outlooks and whether it’s worth changing those laws, even if they are rarely if ever enforced.
Stephanie Francis Ward, host of Asked and Answered, speaks with three lawyers, Dustin Sullivan, Michael Beck and Jerry Buting, who are all involved in the world of reality television.
Ripa Rashid talks with Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward about how can firms keep female and minority lawyers from leaving their firms and the high cost for said firms when they depart.
Heidi Brown talks about how to navigate the office holiday party and still appear to be having fun and how to come out of your shell when you'd rather be alone.
Karen Kaplowitz talks about how newer and older lawyers can work together and discover unique business development opportunities, while also having more a diverse legal teams, and finding better ways to use...
Gary DuBoff talks about how to live within your means, how to figure out your set costs, and how to budget with what’s left over.
Gerard Gregoire offers his own public speaking tips for lawyers and explains why it’s important to be authentic and connect with your audience.
Michael Anspach talks about his road to success after law school, his self-care tips and how he learned to quiet his mind.
Haley Taylor Schlitz talks about how she stays organized and discusses her summer planning before starting law school at Southern Methodist University this fall.
Patrick Krill speaks out about the issues and dangers of illegal prescription stimulants.
ABA President Bob Carlson highlights the survey’s most surprising findings, and discusses the ABA’s plans for the data and ideas for how Americans can improve their civic knowledge in the future.
Valerie Fontaine of SeltzerFontaine speaks about potential slowdowns and how lawyers can be thinking ahead to recession-proof their practices.
Pete Wentz shares how to address online controversies at the right time and what commonly given legal advice turns out to be the least helpful in putting out fires.
Roula Allouch gives advice and information about tactics you can use to protect yourself from a bully on the bench without hurting your client's case.
Samorn Selim shares what she learned about finding the right career fit.
Janet Taylor shares tips and tricks for conquering mounds of paperwork and constantly losing house keys.
Gerard Pauling discusses the importance of context and non-verbal cues, and how firms can protect themselves from liability and their employees from experiencing harassment.
Janice Brown discusses how to be confident when speaking with a potential client, and gives listeners tips drawn from her own experience explaining legal fees and retainers.
Marsha Johnson-Blanco talks about how attorneys can help on Nov. 6.
Sondra Tennessee shares her advice on how students, parents and school administrators can foster students’ independence and success.
Ty Smith talks about Vigilance Risk Solutions Inc., a security consulting business that focuses on workplace violence prevention.
In this episode of the Asked and Answered: Lived and Learned series, Michele Coleman Mayes discusses improving your relationship with someone by using certain types of communication.
In this episode of the Asked and Answered: Lived and Learned series, Mia Yamamoto discusses the importance of fighting for those who come after you, and of advocating for yourself.
In this episode of the Asked and Answered: Lived and Learned series, Lucian Pera says that he's learned that everyone, including lawyers, can use an outside perspective.
Stephanie Francis Ward, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. Stephanie had worked...
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