"The Practical Lawyer" Editorial Office files
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"The Practical Lawyer" was first printed in 1955 by the American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee (ALI-ABA) on Continuing Legal Education , a joint establishment that provides continuing legal education to lawyers. The periodical focuses on educating professionals about issues related to commercial and corporate law, litigation, tax and estate planning, and real estate. The magazine's publication office is situated in Philadelphia, PA.
"The Practical Lawyer" Editorial Office Files, 1950-1983, include records relating to the creation, management, and operations of "The Practical Lawyer," a publication of the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association. The majority of the files are correspondence, printed and rejected articles, and subject files relating to different aspects of "The Practical Lawyer."
Received from the American Law Institute in 2004.
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The Biographical Data of Counsel series consists of biographies of lawyers "in counsel" for "The Practical Lawyer" and ALI-ABA. The series ranges in dates from January 1972 to May 1972.
The Continuing Legal Education: Around the Country series consists of correspondence and reports about various legal education classes held around the United States. There are files for the years 1958, 1959, and 1963-1965.
The Continuing Legal Education Calendar series consists of correspondence and notes about the arrangement of education classes held by the ALI-ABA. The series ranges in date from February 1972 to May 1973.
Includes copies of Volume 1, Issues 1-4 of "The Practical Lawyer" and related drafting material.