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ABA releases new law grad employment figures

The 2011 law school graduate employment figures released by the American Bar Association last week include new requirements designed to increase law school graduate job placement transparency. The data includes, for the first time, figures regarding the number of graduates ...

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ABA honoring NYSBA President James

New York State Bar Association President Seymour W. James Jr. will receive the American Bar Association’s prestigious 2012 Dorsey Award in recognition of his long career of service providing legal assistance to the poor and disadvantaged. The Dorsey Award is ...

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Bar exam results posted

Grading has been completed for the February 2012 bar examination, as announced last week by the state Board of Law Examiners.   The board examined 4,011 candidates during the two days of testing on Feb. 27 and 28. Graduates of ...

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ABA moves offices

The American Bar Association has entered into a 15-year lease with Washington Square Limited Partnership LLP, at 1050 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., where it will occupy 61,000 square feet of the 707,000-square-foot building. The agreement follows the Dec. 16 ...

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Tap your inner rock star

The American Bar Association is accepting submissions for its Battle of the Lawyer Bands Contest to be held at the 2012 annual meeting in June in Chicago. Detailed information and entry forms may be found on the association’s website at ...

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ABA president coming to Rochester

A special 2012 Law Day program will feature American Bar Association President William T. “Bill” Robinson III. “We are the envy of all my bar colleagues,” said Mary C. Loewenguth, executive director of the Monroe County Bar Association who spoke ...

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New Yorker to lead ABA in 2013

The American Bar Association Monday selected New York City attorney James R. Silkenat to become its president-elect designee, putting him in line to become the first New Yorker to lead the ABA in 25 years. Silkenat, a partner at Sullivan ...

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ABA president slams Gingrich’s judicial plan

Presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s controversial ideas for the federal judiciary — recall that he said he’d ignore adverse U.S. Supreme Court decisions and even arrest subpoenaed judges and have them hauled before Congress to explain themselves ...

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ABA proposes rule change for firm ownership

Last month the American Bar Association’s Ethics 20/20 Commission proposed changing the Rules of Professional Conduct to permit other service professionals, such as accountants, social workers and public relations professionals, to partner with attorneys to own up to 25 percent ...

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