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Knock, knock. Who’s there? NABE. NABE who? NABE DUES!
Don’t forget to renew your NABE dues. The 2018-19 membership year began on July 1st so make sure to renew asap. Follow this link to renew online to ensure your membership does not lapse. Members who have not renewed will be dropped from the NABE discussion lists on October 15. For questions regarding dues renewal, please contact Rebecca at rebecca.green@americanbar.org.


Interested in Wellness Issues?  Let NABE Know
NABE is considering creating a wellness special interest group to share and discuss ideas, services, and programs related to physical and mental wellness for the legal profession and for our membership.  If you want to sign up, please submit your name by September 7, 2018, here


Some Things Bear Repeating:  Chicago Bar Association Offers Videos to Help Your Members with Technology, Practice Management
As noted in Bar Leader Weekly, The Chicago Bar Association has a collection of more than 100 on-demand "Law Practice Management and Technology How To…" videos—and now they're available to your bar association, too. The CBA's LPMT Division regularly sponsors live demonstrations of hardware and software geared to legal professionals and focused on their specific needs. Each demonstration (and video) is one hour or less. The videos are hosted in Vimeo, which means they are mobile friendly and can be rewound and forwarded. Access the video library directly, or for more information (including sample disclaimer language, and how to be added to an email list for newly added videos), contact Catherine Sanders Reach.


2018 NABE Communications Section Workshop Early Registration Rate Deadline on August 31
If you haven’t registered for the 2018 NABE Communications Section Workshop yet, don’t wait! The deadline to receive the member early registration rate is next week on August 31. Join other communications professionals for some stellar nuts-and-bolts programming, and to share ideas with colleagues in Omaha, October 3-5. The NABE Communications Section Scholarship Committee will award up to 3 scholarships to deserving Section members which includes a registration waiver and up to $500 in travel reimbursement. The deadline to apply for scholarships is also August 31 – apply here. Let’s all head to Omaha - register for the Workshop now!


More Bar Association Accolades at Annual Meeting
Last week’s Bulletin recapped awards presented by NABE, but even more bars/foundations were recognized for their work earlier this month at the Joint Meetings of NABE, NCBP and NCBF.  The Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association won the 2018 ABA Grambrell Professionalism Award.  ABA Tweed Awards were presented to two associations:  the State Bar of Texas and the Suffolk County Bar Association for supporting pro bono and increasing access to legal services for indigent and other populations in need.  The ABA Partnership Awards were presented to the Dallas Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association for efforts supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.  Finally, the Austin Bar Association/Foundation was the recipient of the National Conference of Bar Foundations’ Partnerships for Success Award.  A wealth of awesome work among our members!

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