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Johnnie Nguyen

Meet the incoming Law Student Division Council

August 06, 2019

As the Law Student Division heads into annual meeting, our new council wants to say hello. Here's a brief bio of the our incoming law student leaders. Chair-Elect Johnnie NguyenUniversity of Colorado School of Law Hello! My name

Florida State College of Law

The envelopes please: Announcing the 2019 Law Student Division Awards

July 29, 2019

The ABA Law Student Division is proud to announce the winners of the yearly Law Student Division Awards. Congratulations to this year's winners, who will be recognized at our ABA Annual Meeting awards breakfast held in conjunction with the Young Lawyers Division on

What law students can get out of Annual Meeting

July 17, 2019

As a law student, you may not have attended an ABA event before. The 2019 Annual Meeting, August 8-10, is a perfect place to get to know the ABA while still taking part in programming that is specific to your goals and interests.

Bob Carlson

Bob Carlson's blueprint for his year as ABA president

August 07, 2018

All ABA presidents are sworn to follow the policies of our Association, adopted by our House of Delegates. We value due process and democratic input with the consensus of state and local bar associations from every state, plus specialty bar associations and the ABA’s full range of expertise from all our sections and divisions. Yes, we are driven by ideology, but let’s be clear what our ideology is.

Diversity

Join us on Friday for our annual meeting diversity roundtable

August 02, 2018

Learn all about "Increasing Diversity Competence: How Office Culture Promotes Good Working Relations" on Friday morning at 9 a.m. during annual meeting events with the Law Student Division. Come and listen to this panel of attorneys talk about their experiences with diverse workplaces, office relations, client connections, and how the legal

Networking

The in-person value of the ABA: networking

July 31, 2018

For some, the bar exam is now a recent, trauma-filled memory, for others, it is just around the corner, and for some still, it’s a mythological beast to be slayed after 3L year.  While an important and necessary step for a law student’s transition from law student to lawyer, there is another necessary component to consider: networking.

2018 Annual

2018 Annual Meeting: A magnificent mile of things to do

July 25, 2018

It won't be long before one of our favorite times of the year, as we welcome more than 200 law students to Chicago for the ABA's Annual Meeting, starting August 2 and running through August 7. We know most of you will only be around through Sunday, August 5 – so we want to help you make the most of your time in town.

Marshall

Catch a free screening of 'Marshall' with the ABA!

August 16, 2017

One of the most exciting things about this year's Annual Meeting came this summer when we started talking with the team behind "Marshall," the new film about an early case in the career of Thurgood Marshall starring Chadwick Boseman in the title role. It was so exciting to get

Hilarie Bass

The coming year at the ABA – 3 initiatives and 1 lawsuit

August 16, 2017

Greetings from New York City! It has been an exhilarating week at the ABA’s Annual Meeting – thought-provoking panels, CLE’s at law firms throughout the city and at the United Nations, and the House of Delegates took action on numerous important issues affecting our bar association, our courts and our

Linda Klein

A year of taking action – Linda Klein reflects

August 14, 2017

Law students can be proud of the work we’ve done at the ABA this past year. The ABA was front and center when the rule of law was challenged – here in the U.S. and internationally. We stood up for the independence of our American judges when they

Marshall

Win a trip to see 'Marshall' with the ABA – or catch a free screening!

August 03, 2017

One of the most exciting things about this year's Annual Meeting came this summer when we started talking with the team behind "Marshall," the new film about an early case in the career of Thurgood Marshall starring Chadwick Boseman in the title role. It was so exciting to get

Meredith Parnell

Why every non-traditional law student should attend ABA Annual Meeting

August 03, 2017

I’m a non-traditional law student. I’m a mid-thirties parent of two young kids. Balancing school work, a marriage, and parenting – it’s not easy. Neither was making the decision to walk away from a previous career to go to law school. For me, the decision was less about the intellectual

Pizza Fight

The deepest slice: Who makes better pizza – Chicago or New York?

August 02, 2017

Pizza came from Italy to the United States. And then, according to the Italians, pizza went to hell. The evolution of pizza has brought it far from its Neapolitan roots. And yet, it has the New World to thank for its creation. The tomato, native to the Americas,

Annual Meeting

What to do (and what not to do) at ABA Annual Meeting

July 28, 2017

With just a few short weeks to go before the 2017 ABA Annual Meeting, we figured some tips for a great Annual Meeting might be in order.  Whether it’s your first time to Annual, or you’re a veteran attendee, each of these tips should help you have a great time

Candidates

Meet the law students running for our council before you vote!

July 13, 2017

We've got four positions up for election at this year's ABA Annual Meeting in New York. The three Delegates and the Vice Chair will work on issues that are important to all law students. And we want you to meet them – and see what they have to say before you

ABA Annual Meeting

ABA Annual: Why I’ll be in New York in August

March 01, 2017

The ABA’s Annual Meeting — mark your calendar for Aug. 10-15, 2017 in New York City — is a must-do for students who’d like to engage in really meaningful and productive discussions that are important to every law student in the United States. Here’s what just a few of your

Annual Meeting

3 things you missed if you weren’t at annual

September 01, 2016

If you weren’t there to take advantage of the learning, networking, and futurebuilding that happened at the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, here are just three things you missed.

Law Student Podcast

Law Student Podcast: On the road at Annual Meeting

August 12, 2016

The new hosts of the Law Student Podcast dove right in to their jobs behind the microphone during the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco as part of Legal Talk Network's On the Road series. Sandy Gallant-Jones and Chris Morgan, the 7th Circuit Governor and 12th Circuit Governor in the Law Student

San Francisco

So long, San Francisco! Another ABA Annual Meeting ends

August 11, 2016

The ABA wrapped up its 2016 Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday at the end of the general assembly. And in less than a week, a lot happened. Resolutions were adopted that affect law students, and bylaws were changed to address advances in the legal system. So here's a roundup

Fabiani Duarte

Last dance: A fond farewell from the outgoing chair

August 10, 2016

Paulette Brown, the outgoing President of the ABA, and I had a lot to celebrate on the last weekend of our terms at the 2016 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. One of the many successes we both couldn't stop smiling about as we danced at the President’s Reception on Saturday

Chris Jennison

Diversity is more than our mission statement

August 09, 2016

On Saturday June 11, 2016, the Board of Governors of the ABA approved changes to the Association’s CLE Policy.  For many years, the ABA had an aspirational policy which provided that all entities of the ABA, when sponsoring or co-sponsoring a program, would have diversity on its panels. Unfortunately, in

Michael Dumas

What's new in ABA membership?

August 05, 2016

Membership in the ABA – aside from being law students, it is what we all have in common. We all came to the ABA through different means, whether it was from signing up with ABA Reps during the school year, joining on our own, or perhaps even because our school enrolled

Networking

Two ways to get involved with Ms. JD (including tomorrow!)

August 04, 2016

Ms. JD is opening its first leadership positions for its National Women Law Students’ Organization (NWLSO). NWLSO has served as a national connection for women law students at various law schools.  As Ms. JD celebrates its 10th year of providing resources to advance women pre-law students, law students and early career

ABA Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting: More than just the Law Student Division

August 03, 2016

Yesterday, we highlighted a lot of what the Law Student Division is doing at ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. But if you stop with our slate, you'll be missing out on a ton of other professional, social, and networking events. We've checked out the #ABAAnnual hashtag