Chicago attorney and playwright Jay Paul Deratany was already a successful practitioner of the law when the case came across his desk. Something was different about it. It involved a woman who’d brought a 15- year-old-boy into her home
How we choose to spend our time will determine whether or not our life will be satisfying, rewarding, or meaningful.
What children experience in the legal system is something law students often do not personally understand from first-hand experience. Within family law, children often become exposed to the legal system—whether they like it or not. Children who are placed in foster homes, adopted, or attend youth court experience
The Family and Children's Law Center of the San Francisco Bay Area is a unique non-profit family law practice run completely by female attorneys. Kris Fowler Cirby serves as the executive director of the office, and Abby Frost Lucha, Gabrielle Gaetani, and Kristine Guerra serve as staff attorneys.
Our duty as future and present lawyers requires that we engage in social involvement and remain active as members of the legal community. When I started law school, my community and social involvement was limited, mainly due to time constraints. Upon learning that my school required all students to fulfill
The ABA Legal Career Central returns on Friday, Oct. 7 at noon CDT for its next Career Choice Series webinar on Family Law. The panel of speakers will explore areas of family law including divorce, spousal support, child custody and visitation, division of marital property, prenuptials, and Assisted
Some people dream of being rich and famous. After all, celebrities have it all, right? They get to wear designer clothes, have stylists do their hair and makeup, and receive attention from just about everyone. However, when it comes to relationships, Hollywood A-listers seem to have the most trouble. With
With law school enrollment down, and a glut of lawyers in the market, it is becoming increasingly difficult for law students and young lawyers to find meaningful employment as a lawyer. While it may seem like an overwhelming task to network and market yourself, the ABA can help. Students and young