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NABE is excited to introduce NABEnetwork – online communities for bar association professionals!
Build your network and connect with your bar association peers from across the country
through these new, dynamic electronic communities. Online communities are accessible
on the cloud anytime and optimized for use on any device. Communities feature discussions,
resource libraries, directories, event calendars and more. 

NABEnetwork access is available to NABE members only.
To become a member, click here. For some communities there
are additional requirements for access.
See below for community descriptions and access details.

Already a member? Click here to view the FAQ to find out more
about sign-in details and how to participate in the online communities.

NABEnetwork Communities

*Communities with additional requirements for access.
Communities listed below without an asterisk are open to any NABE member to participate.

SECTIONS

LEADERSHIP

COMMITTEES

DISCUSSION GROUPS

SECTIONS

 

ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE SECTION*

This community provides invaluable information on the issues relating to the administration and financial management of bar associations. All participants must be members of the Administration and Finance Section.

 

COMMUNICATIONS SECTION*

This community provides for lively discussion among communications professionals in bar associations. All participants must belong to the Communications Section.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS SECTION*

This community focuses on issues relevant to staff who work with the legislative and government affairs programs in their bar associations. All participants must belong to the Governmental Relations Section.

LEADERSHIP

BOARD OF DIRECTORS*

This community is for the NABE Board of Directors. 

COMMITTEES

COMMITTEE ON AUDIT*

This community is for the NABE Audit Committee.

COMMITTEE ON BYLAWS*

This community is for the NABE Bylaws Committee.

COMMITTEE ON CHIEF STAFF EXECUTIVES*

This community is for the NABE Chief Staff Executives Committee.

COMMITTEE ON DIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT*

This community is for the NABE Diversity Development Committee.

 

COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS*

This community is for the NABE Elections Committee.

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE*

This community is for the NABE Finance Committee. 

COMMITTEE ON MEMBERSHIP*

 

This community is for the NABE Membership Committee.

COMMITTEE ON NOMINATING* 

This community is for the NABE Nominating Committee.

COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT*

This community is for the NABE Professional Development Committee. 

COMMITTEE ON SCHOLARSHIPS*

This community is for the NABE Scholarship Committee.

COMMITTEE ON SPONSORSHIP*

This community is for the NABE Sponsorship Committee.

COMMITTEE ON SURVEYS* 

This community is for the NABE Surveys Committee.

COMMITTEE ON WEBINARS*

This community is for the NABE Webinar Committee.

COMMITTEE ON WEBSITE/KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT*

This community is for the NABE Website/Knowledge Management Committee.

DISCUSSION GROUPS

 

AED*

This community is only open to NABE members who are assistant, associate or deputy executive directors, or who hold an equivalent position at their bar associations.

BAR MEMBER SERVICES

 

This community is a hub for bar professionals to share information and advice about programs and benefits within their bar associations.

CHIEF STAFF EXECUTIVES*

 

This community is only open to members of NABE who are the chief staff executives of their bar associations only. It is intended to facilitate discussion of administrative, managerial and substantive issues relevant to chief staff executives of state, local, and specialty bar associations.

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE)

This community was created to provide a discussion space where bar association professionals can share ideas and tips on trends and information about Continuing Legal Education (CLE).

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

This community is focused on tips and sharing information on how to promote diversity and inclusion within our associations and the legal profession.

GOVERNANCE 

This community is a hub for bar professionals to share information and advice about best practices for good governance and for bar association staff who provide support to their association’s board.

HEALTH & WELLNESS 

This community focuses on sharing ideas on how to address concerns about the health and well-being of lawyers.

HUMAN RESOURCES

This community was created for bar association staff who serve in Human Resource roles. Discussions focus on HR issues, legal regulations, and resources.


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

This community connects information technology professionals in state, local and specialty bar associations.

 

LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 

This community is for bar association professionals to share ideas and tips on trends and information about law practice management (LPM). It is open to those with an interest in keeping up on the latest trends in LPM and in helping their members address LPM issues in their practices.

MEETINGS, SEMINARS & EVENTS 

This community is comprised of meeting planners and executives who have planning responsibilities and focuses on sharing tips of the trade.

MEMBERSHIP

This community is for bar association professionals to share ideas, advice, trends and examples of best practices to help build a strong bar association membership. Discussions focus on methods of increasing or maintaining membership, attracting new members, and providing high quality service to specific demographic groups, in addition to exchange of successful ideas for new member benefits.


NEW BAR PROFESSIONALS

Are you new to the bar association world, or a new NABE member? Then this community was created for you! Join this community to connect with others who are going through the same experiences you are, wrestling with the distinctive features and issues of bar association management, or just looking for professional friendship and advice.

PUBLIC OUTREACH

This community is for bar executives who are interested in issues of access to justice, pro bono and public education.

RETIRED MEMBERS

An opportunity to keep up with your Retired NABE colleagues, what could be better! Well maybe a cool beverage near water, but then that is what you are hopefully doing any way!

SECTIONS & COMMITTEES 

The Sections and Committees Community serves as a coordinating point for bar association staff who support the work of committees and/or sections of their bar.

SENIOR STAFF EXECUTIVES

This community is for members of NABE who hold management-level executive positions in their bar.

SMALL BAR ASSOCIATIONS

This community was created for solo executive directors and staff of small bar associations, and any other NABE member interested in the issues faced by small bars. Discussions focus on identifying issues and answers for bars that work with scaled-down resources.

STATE & LOCAL SPECIALTY BAR LIAISONS 

This community is designed for bar association staff who provide direct liaison between bars in their jurisdiction.

YOUNG LAWYERS LIAISONS 

In this community, bar staff who work as liaisons to young lawyer divisions or sections share ideas, success stories and solutions to shared issues in this community.

 

 

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