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In the past few months, several lawyers have been attacked and even killed—some in their homes or in other locations besides the courthouse. Is this part of a growing trend? And what are some things bar associations can do to help their legal community—and staff—stay safe?
As a bar leader, you probably have to facilitate a lot of meetings. But leading and facilitating are two entirely different skills. Want to learn how to keep the discussion going, deal with “bullies,” and make sure the whole group is committed to whatever decision is reached? Read on!
Want more publicity for the great things your bar does? Does your mission include educating the public? Social media can be a great way to achieve those goals—but with limited time and a dazzling array of different platforms, how do you choose where to focus your energy?
Here are the sponsors who gave their generous support to this year’s ABA Bar Leadership Institute.
For a smaller bar, what’s the most important attribute for any new employee? Flexibility, says one executive director. And big or small, all bar associations strive to bring in those “superstar” employees—and keep them. What techniques can help you spot a great new hire? And what perks can help keep that talent from walking out the door?