ALM


Major publisher whose media properties include Law.com, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and The New York Law Journal. HQ in New York City.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: ALM

ALM is a major publisher of specialized business news and information. ALM’s award-winning media properties include Law.com, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and The New York Law Journal. ALM is headquartered in New York City with 16 offices worldwide.



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Op-Ed

Legal Service Corp. Funding is Critical to Justice for All

Eve Runyon
ALM
March 31, 2017
This proposal is in stark contrast to the bi-partisan support LSC has received throughout its 42-year history.

News Story

More Than 150 Law Firm Leaders Urge Govt to Continue Funding of Legal Services

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys
ALM
March 9, 2017
Leaders of more than 150 U.S. law firms with offices in all 50 states sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget Thursday, urging it to continue funding the Legal Services Corp.

Column

The Single Worst Thing Trump’s Budget Could Do to Our Justice System

Jenna Greene
ALM
February 27, 2017
At a time when the ACLU is raking in donations and basking in high-profile love, the Legal Services Corp. is like the mousy, overlooked sister—not nearly so glamorous, but doing work that is absolutely essential.

Op-Ed

Op-Ed: It’s Time for Candidates to Address the Justice Gap

Martha Bergmark
ALM
October 4, 2016
Millions of Americans are fighting legal battles alone without any access to legal help, compromising the fundamental fairness of our society. Yet we hear nearly nothing about it on the campaign trail.

News Story

To More Efficiently Leverage Civil Legal Aid, New York Providers Eye Online Portals

Ricci Dipshan
ALM
June 23, 2016
The focus on providing, expanding and modernizing civil legal aid in New York comes directly from the top.

News Story

Equal Justice Works Gets Grant to Help Elder-Abuse Victims

Zach Melvin
ALM
June 15, 2016
The $1.4 million grant will help Equal Justice Works connect 150 AmeriCorps members to a network of partner organizations that focus on elder abuse.

News Story

Big Firms Slow to Answer Legal Services Funding Plea

Susan Beck
ALM
June 13, 2016
So far, only 19 law firms have agreed to contribute.

News Story

Microsoft To Fund New Pilot Project To Improve Legal Aid

Susan Beck
ALM
April 19, 2016
Microsoft Corp. is committing $1 million to fund pilot projects for online legal portals that will direct low-income people to legal service providers.

News Story

Could This Simple Idea Solve the Justice Gap?

Susan Beck
ALM
April 14, 2016
At a time when the legal community is increasingly concerned about access to justice for all, and is searching for innovations to make that possible, a viable solution may be found in CARPLS.

News Story

Divided ABA Adopts Resolution on Nonlawyer Legal Services

Susan Beck
ALM
February 8, 2016
The American Bar Association's House of Delegates on Monday voted to adopt a resolution that gives states a framework to consider the regulation of "nontraditional legal service providers”.

Blog Post

What to Do With Your Bonus

Susan Beck
ALM
December 22, 2015
Here's a suggestion for something else to do with a teeny-tiny sliver of that bonus money: Write a generous check to a civil legal aid group.

Letter to Editor

Letters to the Editor

Martha Bergmark
ALM
August 1, 2015
Voices' Martha Bergmark reacts to ALM's feature about big law and their legal aid funding role.

Editorial

Big Law and Legal Aid

ALM
June 29, 2015
This editorial calls Big law to action on investing in legal aid.

Feature

The Justice Gap: How Big Law Is Failing Legal Aid

Susan Beck
ALM
June 29, 2015
An in-depth examination of law firms' lack of financial contributions to civil legal aid.

Op-Ed

Fifty Years After ‘Freedom Summer,’ Reasons to Celebrate – and Lament

Martha Bergmark
National Law Journal, ALM
July 14, 2014
By leveling the playing field in the justice system, civil legal aid honors the American values and spirit embodied in the Freedom Summer of 1964.

Op-Ed

Creative Ways to Provide Access to Justice

Martha Bergmark
New York Law Journal, ALM
March 25, 2014
Federal funding for civil legal aid is crucial, but there the lesser-known story is that innovators in the legal field are taking matters into their own hands.

Op-Ed

U.S. Justice Gap is Under International Scrutiny

Risa E. Kaufman
National Law Journal, ALM
March 3, 2014
How the US can meet its international human rights commitments and ensure ­fundamental fairness in the US legal system.




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News Story

Major Law Firms Give Little to Legal Aid, Study Finds

Elizabeth Olson
New York Times (NYT)
June 29, 2015
While major law firms are enjoying record revenues — more than $100 billion last year — they are donating only a tenth of 1 percent of their proceeds for legal aid to low-income people.

News Story

There’s just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for them

Rob Wile
Fusion
June 29, 2015
A staggering statistic on the barriers to justice facing Americans.



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