Post Tagged with: "attorneys"

Helen Wan with her first novel "The Partner Track," released in September. (Photo by Mike Hong via World Journal)

Chinese Lawyer Pens Novel on Challenges to Make Partner

Culture, East Asian, Labor October 11, 2013 at 11:59 am

A publisher wanted Helen Wan to change her protagonist to a white woman. But the first-time author refused. World Journal reports on the novel and the author’s own challenges in both the law profession and the publishing industry.

Attorney Carlia Magpantay Brady (photo via The Philippine Daily Mirror).

N.J. to Get First Filipino Superior Court Judge

In the News, Metro Area, Politics, Southeast Asian February 28, 2013 at 5:39 pm

Attorney Carlia Magpantay Brady is on track to become the first Philippine-born Superior Court judge in the State of New Jersey, two local Filipino-American outlets reported.

Amsterdam News reported that many African-Americans have been treated unfairly by bankruptcy attorneys. (Photo by Justin Chan)

Study Finds That African-Americans Face Discrimination in Bankruptcy

African American, Economy April 17, 2012 at 11:07 am

African-Americans are more likely than whites to experience racial discrimination when filing for bankruptcy, the Amsterdam News reported. A new study has found that attorneys tend to steer African-Americans toward a more expensive and complicated form of bankruptcy.