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Climate Change, Plastics and the Role of Federalism in Environmental Law

Climate Change, Plastics and the Role of Federalism in Environmental Law

  • March 10, 2021
  • Michael Speers

With the climate crisis continuing to dominate headlines, leaders in environmental law came together virtually during the first installment of the OBA’s Institute Series to shed light on critical topics and practical concerns around legislation, regulation and jurisdiction in this rapidly developing area.

SPILL: Advice for your first-day-on-the-job self

SPILL: Advice for your first-day-on-the-job self

  • March 08, 2021

We asked members of our Young Lawyers Division, if they could go back in time, what helpful heads-up or piece of advice they would offer themselves in making the leap from law school to legal practice.

President's Message: Overcoming fear and cultural inertia through community

President's Message: Overcoming fear and cultural inertia through community

  • March 08, 2021
  • Charlene Theodore

One common thread in the conversations I’ve led through my Work that Works podcast with those who deal directly with workplace leaders on organizational change is that the fear of making a misstep can be paralyzing. This paralysis is amplified when tackling deeply personal, potentially sensitive issues in the workplace such as systemic discrimination.

SOGIC logo with Rainbow on O. Man looking through binoculars

SOGIC: Celebrating History, Setting New Goals

  • December 04, 2020
  • Teddy Weinstein

SOGIC leaders tell us about the opportunities that involvement in this vital community offers lawyers today, and where they see the section making an impact – in the profession and in the advancement of equality – in the future.