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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.

Hilarie Bass

Former ABA President Hilarie Bass talks pro bono, wellness (podcast)

June 10, 2019

In this edition of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Kris Butler sits down with Hilarie Bass to discuss her career highlights and advice for today’s law students. Together, they explore her chosen path and what led her to become president of the American Bar Association.

Rene Morency

Does ABA involvement as a student matter? It depends

August 24, 2017

After a few years doing the law school thing, I can confirm that some of my choices have worked rather well, and some of my choices have worked rather poorly.  Among the former, fortunately, was my decision to become involved with several bar associations, including the ABA. In addition to active

Jack Rives

Podcast: Transitioning from Military Law to Civilian Practice

August 30, 2016

In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Sandy Gallant-Jones speaks with General Jack Rives, executive director of the American Bar Association, about his career as a military lawyer, his transition to civilian life, and his current role within the ABA. Jack reminisces about his passion for the legal


ABA statement on Sunday's shooting in Orlando

June 13, 2016

Paulette Brown, president of the American Bar Association, released this statement on the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando that left 49 victims dead: "The American Bar Association condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Orlando. Our thoughts and sympathies are with the families and friends of the victims as well as

The Time Is Now

April 01, 2013

By Danielle Baron. I started as a representative for my school and now, in my third year, I serve as a Law Student Division Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates. Over the last three years, my friends and classmates have repeatedly asked “What can the ABA do for me,” and