Hispanic bar pushes for inclusion and diversity in the legal profession [Op-ed]...Given the many critical functions that lawyers play in our democratic society, the legal profession is one of the most influential and must be as diverse as the population it serves. Read more in the Miami Herald.
Small Bar Staff Leaders: Don’t forget about the NABE Small Bar Conference...The NABE Small Bar Conference - The Gateway to Your Best - will feature tips and techniques to help small bar staff leaders and the bars they oversee reach new heights. This year’s program is June 22-24, 2017, in St. Louis, MO, and features topics on best practices for small bars; communication strategies; and staff succession planning. Clickhere to view more about the program.
Passing of Bill Robinson...The bar world mourned the loss last week of a true lawyer-leader with the passing of Wm T. (Bill) Robinson III. Bill served as the Kentucky Bar President (1985-86); ABA President (2011-12); and held numerous offices at the local, state and national level. The ABA paid tribute to Bill last week. His obituary can be foundhere, and, because Bill loved gifts that impact lives now and long term, in lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted to Redwood, an organization dedicated to guiding children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities to achieve independence.