In this episode with Hilarie Bass, we talk about some of issues facing the legal industry in 2018 and how the ABA is responding those issues. We also discuss the ABA’s recent restructuring plan and what the organization could look like in ten years time.
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Sam Glover is the founder of lawyerist.com. He is the co-author of the bestselling book The Small Firm Roadmap and original host of the weekly Lawyerist Podcast.
Marshall Lichty is the co-author of the bestselling book The Small Firm Roadmap. He is a frequent contributor to blogs and podcasts focused on legal technology, legal marketing, and law firm management and operations.
Hilarie Bass is president and founder of the Bass Institute for Diversity and Inclusion, and was a prominent attorney with a career spanning 38 years. In 2018, she founded the Bass Institute, which works with senior management in businesses around the world to create effective strategies to retain women throughout their careers and elevate them to senior management roles. Hilarie speaks on a variety of topics, including gender parity, implicit bias, leadership, and more. She is an advocate for expanding the ranks of women leaders at corporations, nonprofits and other institutions.
During her career as a litigator, Hilarie became one of the most recognized attorneys in the United States, having served as co-president of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig from 2013 to 2018 and as president of the American Bar Association (ABA) from September 2017 to August 2018.
Hilarie is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the current Chair-Elect for University of Miami’s Board of Trustees, and was consistently ranked among the top US lawyers by Chambers USA Guide, The Best Lawyers in America, Lawdragon 500, Legal 500 United States, Florida Trendmagazine’s “Legal Elite,” Super Lawyers, and many others.
Last updated March 16th, 2023