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Liaisons

Become a liaison: Be a leader in your area of interest!

September 18, 2020

Interested in serving as a liaison?  Know someone that may be interested?  The Law Student Division has a few open liaison positions. The ABA student liaison program immerses students into ABA leadership by placing them in ABA entities. There’s no better way to make connections with experienced

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.

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Your second chance to become an ABA liaison

April 13, 2017

Our first round of applications for ABA Law Student Division liaison posts has ended – but we've still got plenty of ABA groups who want to work with you! So if you're looking for a leadership opportunity – and you will be a 2L or 3L next year – why are you waiting?

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

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

Josephine Bahn

Why you should apply to be Vice Chair - SBA

June 10, 2016

The deadline to apply for our remaining four open positions on the Law Student Division board is June 15. Earlier, our delegates talked about their positions. Now, let's get you caught up on what it means to be Vice Chair - Student Bar Associations.

Andrew Rhoden and Zac Berkstresser

Why you should become a division delegate

May 23, 2016

You have less than a month to apply to join the ABA Law Student Division's leadership team. There are four positions open – Vice Chair of Student Bar Associations and three division delegates to the ABA House of Delegates. Today, we'd like to talk about the

Andrew Rhoden

So you want to be an ABA delegate? Here's what it's like.

April 25, 2016

The Law Student Division is currently looking to fill our final four board positions for 2016-2017: Vice Chair of Student Bar Associations and our three delegates to the ABA House of Delegates. Let's focus on that last one for a bit. It's a position that puts you

Division Delegates on . . .

February 01, 2015

By Lara Marie B. Edmonds, Ryan Meyerhoff, Bennett E. Resnik In 2008, the ABA House of Delegates, the Association’s legislative body, adopted four big goals. ABA Goal III: Eliminate Bias and Enhance Diversity, one of those goals, has two objectives: promote full and equal participation in the Association, our profession, and

SBA presidents elect new vice chair

November 11, 2011

After being elected to her second term as Whittier Law School’s Student Bar Association (SBA) president in April, Michelle Philo won another election in August.