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2010 NCBP Midyear Meeting
Workshop Handouts

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Friday, February 5, 2010
Morning Plenary Session – 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
State Budgets, Court Funding and Access to Justice: Sobering Facts and Tentative Solutions



Boston Bar Association

Task Force Report on the FY2010 Judiciary Budget

Cardozo Lecture, November 2009, with express permission of Chief Justice Margaret Marshall, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Chief Justice Margaret Marshall address to ABA House of Delegates, February 9, 2009

"Timely Justice Threatened by Fiscal Challenges," Boston Bar Journal, Fall 2009


The Florida Bar

"The Economic Impacts of Delays in Civil Trials in Florida State Courts Due to Underfunding," prepared for The Florida Bar, February 9, 2009

Judicial Independence Web Site - Summit on Florida Courts


National Center for State Courts (NCSC)

Weathering the Economic Storm - Mary McQueen

NCSC Budget Resource Center


First Session of Joint Concurrent Workshops – 9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.


Joint Workshop 1A - More Response to Court Funding Cuts

Iowa State Bar Association

"Justice in the Balance" as published by the Iowa Supreme Court

Washington State Bar Association

"Justice in Jeopardy," Washington Bar News, November 2009


Joint Workshop 2A – How Bar Associations Can Use Technology to Help Small Firms and Solos

The Florida Bar

Law Office Management Assistance Service - Judith Equels

What is LOMAS

How Bar Associations Can Use Technology to Help Small Firms - Harry Shipley

New York State Bar Association

Listserves and Forums - Pamela McDevitt


Joint Workshop 3A – Ethics 20/20: The Future is Here

The handout below contains the following documents:

  • ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 Preliminary Issues Outline, Nov. 16, 2009
  • Amendments to Rules Regulating the Florida Bar Rule 4-7.6, Computer Accessed Communications
  • U.S. v. La.Atty. Disc.Bd.
  • "Attorney Competence, Ethical Compliance, and Transnational Practice," October 2009 issue, Advocate, Idaho State Bar
  • Conference materials, "The Future is Here: Globalization and the Regulation of the Legal Profession," May 26-27, 2009, Chicago
  • "Thoughts on the Compatibility of Recent U.K. and Australian Reforms with U.S. Traditions in Regulating Law Practice"
  • In re Oregon Rules for Admission of Attorneys, Order Amending Oregon Rule for Admission of Attorneys, Dec. 2, 2009

Ethics 20/20: The Future is Here

ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 Web site


Joint Workshop 4A – Memo to Incoming President – Balance, Balance, Balance

Dr Les' Seven Guidelines for Balance - Dr. Leslie Krieger


Joint Workshop 5A- Setting Grant Priorities and Managing Community Relationships


Second Session of Joint Concurrent Workshops - 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


Joint Workshop 1B – Diversity in a Post-Obama Era: Is Our Job Done?


Joint Workshop 2B – Surfing the Membership Wave: Strategies and Survival Tips for Bar Leaders During Turbulent Times

Columbus Bar Association

"What Will the Bar Look Like?", Bar Leader, November-December 2008

Easy Pass Ad

Now is the Time to Stay Connected Ad

Sustaining Member Renewal

Professional Development You Really Need

Discounts You Really Need

Link to Promotion to Public for CBA Members

Link to Redesigned Web site

New York State Bar Association

President's Page, 2007

Best Practices to Promote Section Membership

2010 Membership Challenge

Link to Blog Piece on Membership

Link to Lawyers in Transition


Joint Workshop 3B – Honing Your Public Speaking Skills – Effective Message Delivery

Honing Your Public Speaking Skills - Effective Message Delivery - Susan Demers


Joint Workshop 4B – Metro Bars and Large Firms: Relationships, Relevance and Retention


Joint Workshop 5B – Making a Case for Support in the Digital Age


Saturday, February 6, 2010 Morning Plenary Session - 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.


Legal Plagiarism: Great Ideas You’re Invited to Steal

Columbus Bar Association

Legal Plagiarism (Elizabeth Watters)

Commercial: Is your lawyer a member of the Columbus Bar?

State Bar of Georgia

Television and Radio Public Service Announcements, Juror Video

New Jersey State Bar Association

Young Lawyers Division Law Day 2009 YouTube Video Contest Winners

Virginia State Bar

Virginia is for Good Lawyers initiative