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Trade, Sports & Professional Associations

Smart, nimble, and multitalented, today’s small bar exec is anything but small-time

From fixing the copier to updating the Web site, executive directors at small bar associations often find they do a little bit of everything to get the job done. For many, the ability to multitask and be deeply involved is a major source of job satisfaction. Some have found, too, that this personal touch can be a great membership draw, even during tough economic times.

Trade, Sports & Professional Associations

Presidential bar leaders: Fascinating facts about America’s lawyer-presidents

Including President Obama, 26 lawyers have held the office of president of the United States. Did you know that one of those leaders was also a state bar president, and another was president of the American Bar Association? In honor of Presidents' Day, legal historian and editor Norman Gross takes a look at the law and leadership careers of a few noteworthy lawyer-presidents.