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Should you have a board orientation session? And if so, how do you keep it from being a "bored orientation?" Here's some practical advice to help make sure each bar year gets off to a great start.
Read any good books lately? And how do you separate the really useful management and leadership books from the ones that are just passing fads? Four bar leaders weigh in on the books that they turn to again and again.
It seems like you quell one instance of unauthorized practice of law, only to have it pop up somewhere else. Meanwhile, state's attorneys and district attorneys are often too busy to prosecute UPL offenses-and the public says, "What's the big deal?" Are there any new solutions to this perennial problem? See what some of your colleagues are working on.
Bar associations and the legal profession work hard to ensure the public's wellbeing and the honor of the profession. But is it time to take a closer look at law school admission practices, and at whether "bad apples" are screened out before they enter the profession? Allan Head, chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services, and executive director of the North Carolina Bar Association, hopes to get you thinking about ways to change the system before there's a crisis in your jurisdiction?"