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Bar Associations are Failing Lawyers

There are 33 mandatory state bar associations and 20 voluntary state bars. Each of them is failing their members.

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We have talked about the problems with bar associations, wondered whether they are still useful, and suggested ways for them to stay relevant. This is one bar association president's answer.

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How Can Bar Associations Stay Relevant?

If bar associations would solve some of these problems, we might not be discussing how they can stay relevant.

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Going Out of Business, Bar Association Edition

I often wonder, when I hear that old trope about the "image problem," if maybe bar associations' image problem starts at the top, at the president.

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Can Solos and Small Firms Benefit from Bar Associations?

Active bar association membership involves a time and money commitment. Is the payoff worth it for attorneys in their own firm or another small firm?

I’ve Got Underwear Older than You: Dealing with ‘Senior’ Members of the Bar

I take a look at one particular run-in with a senior lawyer, and how young lawyers can deal with senior lawyers in general.

Why You Should (?) Renew Your Bar Association Membership

A couple of weeks ago, I asked why I ought to renew my bar association membership. Well, July 1st was the renewal date, and I decided to let it go. Then I had breakfast with Eric Cooperstein, who is making his way up my local bar’s leadership ladder, and he tried to change my mind. […]

Why Should I Renew My Bar Association Membership?

I just received my state and local bar membership dues invoice, and I’m staring at the $528 price tag wondering whether I ought to renew.

A Universal Marketing Checklist for Young Lawyers

By taking these steps, associates and young lawyers can transform their legal careers from supporting associate to rainmaking partner.