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July 21, 2021

ABA program to explore returning to the office after the pandemic

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2021 – Three law firm leaders and a prominent legal writer will join ABA President Patricia Lee Refo on July 29 to discuss the current debate among lawyers on whether and how to return to the office after the pandemic

The one-hour online webinar coincides with the release of the 2021 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession, an annual compilation of statistics and trends among lawyers, judges and law students. New to the report this year is a chapter on how the pandemic has affected lawyers.

In addition to Refo, the panel will include:

  • Joey Jackson – Moderator – CNN legal analyst and founder of Joey Jackson Law in New York City
  • Patricia Brown Holmes – Managing partner of Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila in Chicago
  • David Lat – Founder of Above the Law, former legal recruiter in New York City
  • J.Y. Miller – Office managing partner of the virtual law team, called The Link, at Husch Blackwell. He is based in St. Louis

The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, July 29, on Zoom. Registration is required to attend.

To register, click here. For more information, on the program and the Profile of the Legal Profession, contact Marc Davis at [email protected] or 202-662-1773.

The 2021 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession will be available here on July 29.

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