American Bar Association

The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States. The ABA's most important stated activities are the setting of academic standards for law schools, and the formulation of model ethical codes related to the legal profession. The ABA has 410,000 members. Its national headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois; it also maintains a significant branch office in Washington, D.C.
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  • Military Divorce while Overseas

    … that final decision. Go forward with your plans, even if your spouse does not consent. However, prepare for more cost and time to achieve your final decree. 3) Did you know that many US states and foreign countries separate the divorce itself from other matters, like property division, child custody, alimony, debts – and military pension? Some places…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 11 readers -
  • Is Mommy More Ethical Than Daddy?

    … is that the disparity in the numbers of disciplined attorneys may be a reflection on law firm culture in general, where there is still today a well-recognized “glass ceiling” that limits the ability of female attorneys to advance compared to their male counterparts. This issue has been the subject of much academic and bar association study. A 2013 article…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 14 readers -
  • Fairness in Class Actions Bill Anything But…

    … administrations. Sure, there have been bumps along the way. Each administration seems to have its own way of doing things. Today, however, things are different. Our rights may no longer be safe. This week the Republican controlled House of Representatives passed the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017 Act…

    Due Diligence- 8 readers -
  • Fairness in Class Actions Bill Anything But…

    … administrations. Sure, there have been bumps along the way. Each administration seems to have its own way of doing things. Today, however, things are different. Our rights may no longer be safe. This week the Republican controlled House of Representatives passed the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017 Act…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • Eisenstein Gives Presentation Before the ABA State and Local Tax Committee

    … On January 20, 2017, Martin Eisenstein gave a presentation before the semi-annual meeting of the State and Local Tax subcommittee of the American Bar Association. Eisenstein spoke about “factor presence” (otherwise known as economic presence) as a basis asserted by various states for imposition of sales and use tax collection responsibilities…

    Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • Litigation Ethics: What To Do With “Hot” Documents

    …. Green’s article, entitled Ethics: Handle With Care, was published on December 13, 2016 in Litigation News by the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation. As Mr. Green notes, court’s decisions on how to deal with improperly obtained documents “are hard to codify or summarize, both because different judges have reached different conclusions about…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 20 readers -
  • 10 Ways Lawyers Can Promote Their Blogs

    … would be interested in your content. You can also use Klout. 3. Use Google Analytics to see what content works best and work off of that information. Use Google Analytics (Behavior>Site Content>All Pages) to see what content on your law firm website got the most page views over the last two months and which content held visitors on your site…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 26 readers -
  • Why Your Law Firm Should Throw An Event

    … organizations they get involved with for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is financial. As noted by the American Bar Association, in today’s law firm environment, sponsorships and charitable giving have taken on greater roles than ever before. Firms spend a disproportionate amount of marketing dollars on sponsorships – and once…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 41 readers -
  • Missouri Undue Influence In a Probate Case

    … evidence is unavailable and the facts are often known only to the alleged influencer. When a Missouri lawyer suspects that undue influence may be present during the drafting of a will, the American Bar Association Committee on Law and Aging[1], suggests that a lawyer attempt to investigate further including: Interview the Will-Maker: The lawyer…

    www.kcarplaw.com- 9 readers -
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