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    Will Millennial Women Seek Leadership?

    As a millennial, I often hear the same complaint from my fellow millennial women lawyers: “Why is it so hard to find a female mentor?” Digging deeper, there are often two complaints. The first: there aren’t any female partners at…
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  • Innovation in Legal Services

    ABA Calls for Innovation in Legal Services

    The American Bar Association is not just an association that protects its guild—the lawyers. The president of the ABA is pushing to better serve the public, even if it costs lawyers jobs. William C. Hubbard, president of the ABA, has…
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  • Millennial Leadership

    Recognizing Millennial Leadership

    On January 1, 2011, the first Baby Boomer turned 65 years old. Every day since, 10,000 Boomers have turned 65. This will continue for the next 14 years. And then one December night, in 2029, the very last Baby Boomer…
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  • Confirmation Bias and Legal Ethics

    Legal Ethics and Confirmation Bias

    Law is a profession governed by a set of ethical rules. Legal ethics is introduced to law students in a professional responsibility class. Lawyer ethics are re-enforced after law school as most law school graduates must pass the Multistate Professional…
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Legal Education Task Force Reports Startling Statistics

Last week, the American Bar Association’s Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education released a report with several startling statistics on law school enrollment numbers, financial aid, employment rates, and debt levels facing students after graduation. The findings of…
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Posted by on June 29, 2015

CBA Names Patricia Brown Holmes President

The Chicago Bar Association, held its 142nd Annual Luncheon Meeting yesterday to recognize its new officers for the 2015-2016 calendar year, as well as, reflect back on those serving the CBA for the last several decades. One of the many…
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Posted by on June 26, 2015