American Bar Association


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American Bar Association

(ABA), voluntary organization of lawyers admitted to the bar of any state. Founded (1878) largely through the efforts of the Connecticut Bar Association, it is devoted to improving the administration of justice, seeking uniformity of law throughout the nation, and maintaining high standards for the legal profession. It is composed of over 30 committees that deal with such diverse legal topics as maritime law, professional ethics, legal education, the judicial system, and legal aid for the indigent. Through its main office in Chicago, the ABA coordinates the activities of state and local bar associations. In 1999 its membership exceeded 404,000. Affiliated organizations include the American Law Student Association and the American Bar Foundation, a group devoted to legal research and education.
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The American Bar Association Section of Taxation has more than 20,000 tax lawyer members nationwide.
The positions expressed in this letter are those of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and, except as noted below, have not been approved by the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association.
Park, attorney and former president of the Korean American Bar Association.
As president of Tax Executives Institute, I am writing to express support for the efforts of two other professional organizations -- the Section on Taxation of the American Bar Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants -- to simplify the tax laws.
Its Member Organisations cover all continents and include the American Bar Association, the German Federal Bar, the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, the Law Society of Zimbabwe and the Mexican Bar Association.
Herz serves as co-chair of the Office Leasing Committee of the American Bar Association, the chair of the Leasing Committee of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers anti was formerly chair of the Commercial Leasing Committee of the New York State Bar Association.
Park has a long standing track record of service to the Asian-Pacific American community, serving as the former President of the Asian American Bar Association of the Delaware Valley, which serves a network of Asian Pacific American attorneys practicing in Philadelphia, Delaware and Southern New Jersey.
But the American Bar Association says, be aware of offers to get your money faster.
Sheeder is a member of the Leadership Dallas Class of 2007, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Health Care Compliance Association (Board of directors and Executive Committee), the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association (Health Law Section), the State Bar of Texas, the North Texas Healthcare Compliance Professionals Association (past president) and the Dallas Bar Association (Health Law Section).
CHICAGO -- Marvin Ventrell, executive director of the Denver-based National Association of Counsel for Children, is one of two recipients of the 2002 Child Advocacy Awards from the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

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