Office of the President

The Office of the President assists the ABA presidential officers as they promote the legal profession. Judy Perry Martinez is the President of the ABA (2019-2020).

President Judy Perry Martinez

Judy Perry Martinez of Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn in New Orleans is president of the American Bar Association.

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President-Elect

President-Elect

Patricia Lee Refo

Patricia Lee Refo, a partner at Snell & Wilmer in Phoenix, is president-elect of the American Bar Association and will become president of the more than 400,000-member organization in August 2020.

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Immediate Past President

Immediate Past President

Bob Carlson

Bob Carlson, a shareholder with the Butte, Montana, law firm of Corette Black Carlson & Mickelson, P.C., is immediate past president of the American Bar Association.

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International Visitors Program

The ABA Professional Program for International Visitors is a special part of our overall international involvement.

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