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NCBP BAR PRESIDENT for December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Frederic S. Ury Named 2019 NCBP Fellows Award Winner

Former president of the Connecticut Bar Association and National Conference of Bar Presidents Frederic S. Ury has been named the 2019 NCBP Fellows Award Winner. NCBP established the Fellows Award at its 2005 annual meeting to honor an outstanding past president of a bar association. Mr. Ury exemplifies all that this award was created to celebrate, showing a fierce dedication to the NCBP mission, and a continuing commitment to bar leaders nationwide. Read more about the 2019 NCBP Fellows Award Winner Fred Ury.

NCBE Research Study on Future Bar Exam...The National Conference of Bar Examiners requests your assistance with a significant research study regarding the bar examination. NCBE has created a Testing Task Force to oversee a comprehensive, future-focused research study of the bar examination, and we want and need to tap the insights of members of the legal profession. They invite you to participate in one of five focus group sessions that are being held at the Midyear Meeting at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on January 26 and 27, 2019.  For more information about the study, please read the overview of the research plan at www.testingtaskforce.org/research/. To sign up for a focus group session at the ABA Midyear Meeting, complete this online registration form.


  Be Sure to Sign Up for NCBP Events in January!...The month of January will provide multiple learning opportunities for bar leaders. First, at 2:00 p.m. eastern time on January 7, NCBP 21st Century Lawyer will present a webinar on What Comes Next for Unified Bars. Register now for the January NCBP 21st Century Lawyer webinar. Next, join NCBP in Las Vegas for the 2019 Midyear Meeting, January 24-26, 2019 at Caesars Palace - with sessions on design thinking, wellness, women in the profession, and much more! Be sure to register for the 2019 NCBP Midyear Meeting.


Nominate a Media Outlet for the ABA Silver Gavel Award...Each year the American Bar Association presents these awards to recognize work in media and the arts published or presented during the preceding year that have been exemplary in helping to foster the American public’s understanding of law and the legal system. If you know of a program that should be nominated, enter it now - the deadline for entry is January 7, 2019.



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