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Tag: Law Practice Division



John Mitchell

ABA leadership profile: John Mitchell, Law Practice Division

May 18, 2017

Name: John “The Purple Coach” MitchellHometown: ChicagoPosition in Law Practice Division:  ChairCurrent Employer: KM Advisors, LLCPractice Areas:  I do not practice law and haven’t since 1995.  I own a boutique company that helps lawyers learn the many skills necessary to be successful owners of their firms or to

Tom Grella

Leadership Profile: Tom Grella

April 14, 2016

Tom Grella is a House of Governors delegate from the ABA’s Law Practice Division. He talked with Peggy Liu, ABA Law Student Division delegate and liaison to the division, about his experience and role.Q: How did you decide on pursuing law as a career? A: I was actually studying to

You should understand and embrace legal tech. Here’s why.

March 01, 2016

For law students, becoming proficient in technology tied to the practice of law presents a huge opportunity. You can add value for your employer by leveraging technology to enhance productivity. And in a challenging job market, you can set yourself apart and develop a strong personal brand by demonstrating a meaningful understanding of legal technology.

Katy Goshtasbi

Leadership profile: Katy Goshtasbi of the Law Practice Division

January 21, 2016

Katy Goshtasbi is the secretary of the ABA’s Law Practice Division. She talked with Peggy Liu, ABA Law Student Division delegate and liaison to the division, about her experience and role.Q: How did you decide on pursuing law as a career? A: I always wanted to be a securities lawyer because (1)

Tom Bolt

Leadership profile: Tom Bolt, chair of the ABA Law Practice Division

December 10, 2015

Tom Bolt is the chair of the ABA’s Law Practice Division. He talked with Peggy Liu, ABA Law Student Division delegate and liaison to the division, about his experience and role.How did you decide on pursuing law as a career? I grew up in the family law firm.  I