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UNT-Dallas Law School Earns Full Bar Association Approval

After more than seven years since its opening, the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law has been fully approved by the American Bar Association – a long-standing milestone. A bar association board gave the school full approval about two weeks ago after a final presentation by school officials in San Diego the […]

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North Carolina Bar Association appoints Michael Roessler to new Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — James Scott Farrin Partner Michael Rossler was appointed to the new Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA). SOGI’s goal is to ensure full equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community within the NCBA, the legal profession, and society. Roessler’s […]

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“Afghan lawyers’ lives are still at risk,” says Mark Ellis, Director of the International Bar Association, in an interview with JURIST – JURIST – Features

While the diplomatic and military consequences of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan continue to be felt, the true human cost remains immeasurable. Months after the last US forces left Kabul, leaving the country under Taliban rule, many are being persecuted for upholding the very democratic ideals that Washington and its allies have spent two decades […]

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Interview: Afghanistan’s embattled Independent Bar Association lawyer fears for his life and his country’s legal future amid Taliban crackdown – JURIST – Features

On Sunday, a group of young Afghan lawyers gathered at a Kabul hotel to hold a press conference on the importance of an independent legal profession and respect for the rule of law in Afghanistan. As they prepared to go to live, their plans were thwarted by two wagons of armed Taliban. This is the […]

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California Lawyers Association Appoints Oyango A. Snell as New CEO and Executive Director

SACRAMENTO, California., Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire / – The California Lawyers Association (CLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Oyango A. Snell as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 13, 2021. Snell comes to CLA from the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) where he was the organization’s […]

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Outrage over Taliban takeover of Afghan bar | News

The Taliban takeover of the Independent Bar Association of Afghanistan (AIBA) has drawn strong condemnation from the global legal profession. According to the association’s exiled president, Rohullah Qarizada, on November 23, “50 armed Taliban” stormed a meeting of AIBA officials in their office in Kabul. Meanwhile, a directive from the Taliban cabinet stripped the AIBA […]

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Bar Association refutes allegations of no reciprocal agreement with Kenya | The new times

The Rwanda Bar Association has refuted allegations that Kenya is preventing Rwandan lawyers from practicing there due to the lack of a reciprocal agreement between the two countries allowing Kenyan lawyers to work in Rwanda. This comes after media reported that Kenya had barred Rwandan and Burundian lawyers from practicing in the country until Kenyan […]

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Tyler’s lawyer, Reid Martin, honored by the Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Tyler, TX, November 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Reid Martinpartner name in the Tylerlaw firm based in Martin Walker PC., is the recipient of the 2021 Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award from the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA). The annual award recognizes a Texas attorney for effective client representation and a demonstrated commitment to ethics and […]

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The California Lawyers Association London 2022 Legal Program will offer Edinburgh

SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The California Lawyers Association (CLA) and its Litigation Section are pleased to announce their “A Week in Legal London” 2022, with unique opportunities for members to interact with UK colleagues and learn from their coworkers. The program, now in its 34and year, offers attendees the chance to explore […]

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Revolve Law Group Pledges to Support Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., October 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Committed to supporting the community and advancing the legal profession, Revolve Law Group has pledged to support the Raise Your Glass 2021 event as a silent auction sponsor. This charity event is organized by the Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund, which is a non-profit foundation dedicated […]

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The Nevada Latino Bar Association to host the 2021 Inspira Awards on October 27

[US District Court Judge Gloria M. Navarro among those to be honored ] The Nevada Latino Bar Association plans to present its 2021 Inspira Awards at 5:30 p.m. on October 27, 2021 at The Doyle in Las Vegas. Formerly known as the Las Vegas Latino Bar Association, the group expanded in 2021 to include Latino […]

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TD and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers are helping to empower the next generation of Black lawyers

New programs and financial support aim to increase diversity and inclusion through from Canada legal sector TORONTO, October 13, 2021 /CNW/ – TD Bank Group (TD) and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) today announced the launch of new programs aimed at supporting the professional aspirations of Black Canadian lawyers and increasing diversity and […]

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The value of the suburban law association – Law Practice Management

Australia: The value of the suburban law association 08 October 2021 Doogue + George Defense Lawyers To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Having started my life as a lawyer in a small suburban criminal law firm, I learned the unique sense of community that comes with suburban legal practice early in […]

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The members of the office of the bar association must be elected by lawyers regularly practicing before this court: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that the members of the Bar Association must be elected by genuine voters and genuinely/regularly practicing lawyers in the relevant High Court/Tribunal. Foreigners who do not practice regularly in this court cannot be allowed to hijack the system by allowing them to participate in the process of electing members of […]

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Gilberto Vera will receive the 2021 Jack Berman Achievement Award from the California Young Lawyers Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif., September 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) is pleased to announce that Gilberto Vera is the recipient of its 2021 Jack Berman Award of Achievement. CYLA annually confers the Jack Berman Excellence Award to recognize a new or young lawyer within their first eight years of practice for distinguished […]

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American Bar Association Appoints Attorney Ayesha Mehdi to Leadership Positions for Healthcare Fraud and Compliance, Diversity and Inclusion Group

LAS VEGAS — Spencer Fane’s associate attorney, Ayesha Mehdi, JD, MHSA, has been appointed by the American Bar Association (ABA) to chair the Fraud and Compliance Interest Group of its Health Law and Vice Section -President Diversity and Inclusion. In these leadership roles, Mehdi will lead efforts to improve diversity, promote justice and create growth […]

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Wolters Kluwer Presents Innovative Solutions at the 2021 American Association of Law Libraries Conference

“The transformation of the legal profession has been accelerated by the pandemic, and professionals are facing increased complexity, heightened client expectations and pressure to improve performance and productivity,” said Ken Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager of Legal Markets at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory US “We are committed to developing digital solutions that enable […]