It can be a struggle to recruit and retain younger members. New lawyers today seem to have more competing interests for their time than their predecessors. Hear from new lawyers about reasons behind this as well as solutions for the future.
Will the new bankruptcy law, which takes effect on October 17, be a too big of a fix for something that was only a little broken? It’s predicted that attorney costs, malpractice liability, and attorneys’ time spent on bankruptcy cases will increase. While the ABA has come out against certain provisions of the bill, it actually supports parts of it. Find out why.
Michael Greco, interviewed shortly before becoming the newest ABA president, talks about what got him where he is today and how his past has informed his goals for his year as president. His main initiative: bolstering pro bono and community service work by lawyers in the United States through a “renaissance of idealism.”
Find yourself doing a cold search on the Web when trying to track down information? Next time consult this handy listing of helpful Web sites for association staff, boards, and leadership. Specific law-related sites are included as well as indispensable ABA Web pages.