Office of the President

The Office of the President supports the ABA presidential officers as they serve the Association and the legal profession.

President Judy Perry Martinez

Judy Perry Martinez of Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn in New Orleans is president of the American Bar Association, the largest voluntary association of attorneys and legal professionals in the world.

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Patricia Lee Refo

Patricia Lee Refo, a partner at Snell & Wilmer in Phoenix, is president-elect of the American Bar Association and, in August 2020, will become ABA president.

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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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