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January-February 2013

Vol. 37 No. 3  

Featured Articles

Trade, Sports & Professional Associations

Superstorm Sandy pulls bar leaders together, gives disaster planning renewed focus

When Superstorm Sandy hit, it challenged bar associations in East Coast states—not only to respond effectively to the legal needs and other concerns in their area, but also to renew their efforts when it comes to disaster planning. Several staff and elected bar leaders share their experiences and what they think their next steps will be as the long recovery process continues.

Professional Development

Award-winning bar professionalism programs offer templates for success

New lawyers and solo and small-firm practitioners often lack sufficient mentoring and other guidance—and even experienced lawyers need a hand at times, when it comes to professionalism. Here’s an inside look at some award-winning professionalism programs your bar can replicate … and information on how to enter an exemplary program for this year’s ABA E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards.