ABA program to explore returning to the office after the pandemic

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 take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 29, on Zoom. Registration is required to attend. To register, visit www.americanbar.org and click on “events.”

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