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How the ABA drives careers

January 01, 2022

A lawyer had no idea that throwing her hat into a position at the ABA would begin paving her route to a successful career.

ABA Annual Meeting

Why I’m glad I engaged with the ABA

March 01, 2021

Not sure why you should dive into ABA activity? These legal professionals explain how their careers have flourished because they jumped in.

Judy Perry Martinez and Trish Refo

ABA Leaders to law students: 'We hear you'

September 01, 2020

The future is uncertain for law students, and ABA Presidents Judy Perry Martinez and Trish Refo are leading the ABA in an effort to make it less so.


Law students can make a difference for hurricane victims

September 19, 2017

Amid the flood of natural disasters literally flooding parts of our nation, many law students and American Bar Association members alike are wondering how they can help those in need, whether it is with donations, supplies, manpower, or legal assistance. Student Lawyer has already posted about resources

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey: How law students and lawyers can help

August 30, 2017

The American Bar Association has put together a list of resources available to residents of Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. There are also ways law students and attorneys can lend a hand. The ABA and the ABA Young Lawyers Division have been compiling links to #HarveyRelief

Join us in defending Legal Services Corporation

March 24, 2017

Last week, in his budget proposal to Congress, the President called for the elimination of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). LSC is the single largest funder of legal aid for people who cannot afford a lawyer. Let’s imagine for a second what would

ABA House of Delegates

Change to bar passage standard for law schools rejected

February 07, 2017

The American Bar Association House of Delegates rejected Monday a major change in the bar passage standard for ABA-accredited law schools. See more about the vote in this article from the ABA Journal. The proposal from the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions