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Do you have an antitrust avoidance statement? Is your D&O policy up to date? You do have D&O insurance, right? If you're not sure whether your bar is in the clear regarding these and other governance and finance matters, never fear. Here's some information to get you on the right track and help you avoid things that go bump in the night.
Are you an incoming president who's feeling a little intimidated at the prospect of writing columns for your bar? Don't be afraid to call on your bar staff for assistance. Bar Leader, too, has some tips that can help you face up to all those blank pages.
In recent months, a new player entered the already crowded online legal research scene: Google. Will its new Google Scholar challenge existing services such as Lexis, Westlaw, Fastcase, and Casemaker? Or is Google Scholar best suited for the nonlawyer who wants to learn more about the law?
What do the roles of bar president and father of the bride have in common? Each is an experience that comes and goes before you know it, and each requires realizing that, while your contributions are important, the focus can't always be on you. William R. Bay, chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services, shares his family's happy news and his reflections on bar presidency.