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‘When is the bar going to say something on this?’ Bar execs share when to speak out ... and when not to

Whether your bar is unified or voluntary, chances are, you don't relish making statements that could be seen as "too political." But what if there's an issue that absolutely demands a bar response—or one that many members believe warrants a statement? At the 2017 NABE Annual Meeting, a panel of seasoned bar communicators shared how they decide when the bar needs to respond, and how they craft the bar's message.