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May-June 2017

Volume 41 Issue 5  


Leadership Development

Need more help understanding and meeting members’ needs? Call on ABA Division for Bar Services

Perhaps now more than ever, attracting, retaining, and providing members with the services and information they need takes a careful, well-researched approach. The good news is, the ABA Division for Bar Services has a lot of resources that can help. Publications and Survey Manager Joanne O'Reilly explains what those resources are and how to connect with the Division today.

Bar Leadership Institute

Leadership Development

It’s a different time for bar associations … What’s your membership strategy?

Do you pursue all the nonmember lawyers in your area, offering discounts and other incentives, or do you make sure your current members are happy and that they renew each year? Is it feasible to try to do both? At the 2017 ABA Bar Leadership Institute, three bar executives explained how they determine their bar's membership strategy—and how they make the tough decisions that are sometimes involved.