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Unified Bar Associations (1/3) Unified bar associations require lawyers to join in order to practice in their jurisdiction.
Unified Bar Associations (2/3) The concept of unification developed as a way to better regulate the lawyers within a particular jurisdiction.
Unified Bar Associations (3/3) Today, 37 bars claim unified status. South Dakota was the first bar to unify in 1921. Hawaii was the last, in 1990.


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Unified and Voluntary Bars in the US

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