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Johnson Elected NABE Vice President

Leah Johnson, assistant executive director of the South Carolina Bar and past NABE Board of Directors member, has been elected to serve as NABE vice president for 2018-19. Leah will subsequently serve as president-elect in 2019-20 and ultimately as president in 2020-21. Terry Hill, division director at The Florida Bar, vied with Leah for the position. NABE appreciates the commitment each made to serving the NABE membership and to supporting the work of bar staff professionals. Congratulations to Leah and thanks to Terry as he completes two years of service on the board.

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'Justice Week' to replace pro bono week

Group around pro bono tableA week-long annual celebration of lawyers' pro bono efforts could be replaced with a new event to highlight broader justice issues...

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The organized bar must address attacks on the judiciary

William HubbardIt is a critical time for all citizens, and especially lawyers, to remain vigilant to protect the independence of the judiciary.

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Survey says small firm lawyers make $198,000 per year but you don't know who they are

$100 billsUnfortunately, this survey's methodology does not completely address the wide variances of pay in the world of small law.

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Taking on the system: 'Dreamers' are getting law degrees

Denia PerezRelatively few "Dreamers" have completed law degrees, said Sheila Hayre, a visiting law professor at Quinnipiac University...

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Several states weigh ABA anti-discrimination rule

American Bar Association logoA proposed professional conduct rule that could subject attorneys to disciplinary action for behavior deemed harassment or discrimination has been hotly debated...

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Judiciary's proposed reforms confront 'power disparities' between judges and employees

Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary BuildingMisconduct in the federal courts is more than "isolated," judiciary working group reports.

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The Golden Age of the Legal Entrepreneur - why now and why it matters

Golden eggs in nestLaw is seldom associated with entrepreneurs. Lawyers are a cautious bunch focused on precedent, risk containment, and tend to be reactive—not innovative.

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Law Schools are failing students of color

Graduation ceremonyHigher debt and lower employment rates create a “justice gap” that’s nearly impossible to escape.

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Overlooked no more: she followed a trail to Wyoming, then she blazed one

Esther MorrisThe Western territory made history in 1869 by giving women the right to vote. ... Esther Morris became justice of the peace ... she made history as well.

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ABA furiously working to craft proposal on lawyers mental health

American Bar AssociationAhead of the ABA annual meeting this summer, an ABA working group is debating a proposed resolution to help lawyers and law firms deal with problems of mental illness and impairment.

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