Across the country, bars large and small have started leadership training programs in recent years. See how these bars are cultivating their future leaders—and how doing so can help ensure diversity, energy, and know-how among a bar’s top ranks for years to come.
In 2003 alone, three states instituted rules that say lawyers must disclose whether they have malpractice insurance, joining six others that already had such rules. The movement toward disclosure seems to be picking up steam, but it’s not without its critics. This article looks at the ongoing debate in many states and the actions taken in others—read it to find out what’s going on in a state near you!
Perfect for ABA Day in Washington or any day your bar needs to reach out to federal or state legislators, this primer will get you ready to “make your case.” With a little preparation and training, you can make sure your bar’s message is clearly heard by the decision makers in Washington or in your state capital.
It’s Executive Director Allan Head’s 30th anniversary with the North Carolina Bar Association, but the gifts are for you! Head, who is also chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services, shares 60 great lessons he’s picked up along the way. A sample: Surround yourself with positive people. When people give you a compliment, just say “thank you.” And remember that you’re either on the way or you’re in the way.