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NCBP BAR PRESIDENT for October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Nominate an Outstanding Bar Leader for the 2018 NCBP Fellows Award

The National Conference of Bar Presidents (NCBP) is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 NCBP Fellows Award, honoring an outstanding bar association past president who has demonstrated a continuing commitment to leadership, service, the work of the organized bar and NCBP, as well as a lifetime of exceptional service to lawyers and the public. To nominate an individual for the NCBP Fellows Award, please visit the Fellows Awards page on the NCBP website.

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