July-August 2016

Time to hang up the phone? Not exactly—but lawyer referral services embrace new technology

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Time to hang up the phone? Not exactly—but lawyer referral services embrace new technology

In this age of LegalZoom, Rocket Lawyer, Avvo, and countless others, is there still a place for lawyer referral services operated by bar associations? Yes, many say … but it may require new technology and new approaches to reach today's legal consumer.

You may have heard that on December 1, 2016, the guidelines that spell out who must receive overtime pay are going to change … a lot. What do you need to know right now?

Biases. We all have them -- whether we realize it or not. If you're in a hiring role at your bar association, how can you make sure your own biases and others' don't enter into that process? Here are some expert tips that can help.

Want the latest research on implicit bias in human resources and hiring? ASAE's senior director of diversity and inclusion shares some advice and some suggestions for further reading.

How easy is it for someone to donate to your bar foundation or bar association? Could it be even easier? Here's a look at how some bar organizations are using technology to allow donation via smart phone or other mobile device.

The National Association of Bar Executives is turning 75! If you'll be at its Annual Meeting in San Francisco, here's a preview of the big celebration (and maybe a trivia hint or two).

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