NCBP has long offered many of its benefits to everyone, regardless of their membership status. Starting on May 1, NCBP will begin offering these benefits only to its current active members.Read the new Member Benefits pageto see these benefits and how to access them.
Join the Next NCBP 21st Century Lawyer - April 17...Don’t miss the next NCBP 21st Century Lawyer: Rule of Law and Separation of Powers – Cornerstones of the Legal Community, with LexisNexis’ Ian McDougall and State Bar of Texas past president Lisa Tatum, on Tuesday, April 17, at 3:00 p.m. eastern time. Register today!
NCBP Diversity Scholarships –Applications Now Open...The goal of the National Conference of Bar Presidents (NCBP) Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to strengthen the alliance between associations of all kinds to the benefit of the organized bar, the profession, and society as a whole. In order to reach out to a broader range of bar leaders, NCBP has established the Diversity Scholarship program. The Scholarship application is now open –apply now!
This new California bill would make pro bono mandatory – or else pay up...Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced, has introduced legislation that would require most active lawyers in California to provide at least 25 hours of free legal services each year. Attorneys could opt out of the requirement—if they pay $500 to the state bar's legal aid program. Read more inthe Recorder.