American Bar Association
Standing Committee on Election Law
Section of State and Local Government Law
Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants
Adopted by the House of Delegates
August 11-12, 2008
RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges law firms and other legal employers to allow time spent by lawyers as official poll workers (not poll watchers) to qualify as community service, or voluntary public service hours; and for nonlawyer staff to be allowed paid leave to serve as official poll workers.