Office of the President

The Office of the President assists the ABA presidential officers as they promote the legal profession. Bob Carlson is the President of the ABA (2018-2019).

President Bob Carlson

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

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President-Elect

President-Elect

Judy Perry Martinez

Judy Perry Martinez of Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn in New Orleans is president-elect of the American Bar Association and will become president of the more than 400,000-member organization in August 2019.

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Immediate Past President

Immediate Past President

Hilarie Bass

As Co-President of international law firm Greenberg Traurig and a prolific trial attorney with a highly successful 30-plus year career, Hilarie Bass is one of the most recognized women attorneys in the United States.

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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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