Division for Bar Services

The Division for Bar Services helps build the capacity of the organized bar. We are state, local and special-focus bars’ primary connection to the ABA, and provide outstanding programs and time-saving resources for bar leaders.

What We Do

Bar News & Critical Issues

The division’s publications and social media channels highlight important news and trends impacting the organized bar.

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Clearinghouse & Policy Library

Through its information clearinghouse and policy library, the division shares best practices, policies and other key governing and administrative information.

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Leadership Development

The Division for Bar Services is committed to developing courageous and collaborative bars leaders throughout the United States and abroad. Here’s how we do it.

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Consulting & Advisory Services

Trained facilitators with extensive bar expertise assist organizations with strategic planning, board development, membership surveys and succession planning.

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Bar Services Spotlight

Bar Leader Magazine

Our bi-monthly online news magazine covers issues and trends that affect you as a bar association leader.

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2017 Benchmarks Survey

Bring your officers and boards up to speed on trends and compare your bar with your peers.

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New Bar Board Member

Lay the foundation for an exceptional board.

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About Bar Services

The Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services and the Division for Bar Services help your bar reach its goals. We are your connection to the ABA, with outstanding programs and resources for bar leaders.

Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services