A Statement from NCBP President on Recent Tragic Events
The National Conference of Bar Presidents stands ready to support you as you lead against injustice and as you seek to establish justice in your communities. We are in this together. As presidents for a year and leaders for a lifetime, we work together, not alone. This is our common cause. This is a time for leaders to speak truth, to stand strong, and to get proximate with the deepest challenges of democratic society and the many individuals who are hurting and in peril. We can never forget George Floyd, his life, how it was wrongly taken, or his last words: “I can’t breathe.” Read the full statement from NCBP President Nate Alder as well as statements from bar associations across the country.
2020-2021 NCBP Diversity Scholarships Now Available...The goal of the National Conference of Bar Presidents (NCBP) Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to strengthen the alliance between associations of all kinds to the benefit of the organized bar, the profession, and society as a whole. Now more than ever, that alliance and staying connected is key to being a leader. NCBP has a host of resources to help all bar leaders stay connected and lead. In order to reach out to a broader range of bar leaders, NCBP has established the Diversity Scholarship program. Applications are now being accepted for up to ten 2020-2021 diversity scholarships - read more about the scholarships and apply now!
June 18 NCBP 21st Century Lawyer...Bar leaders need answers for how to lead with new membership models, virtual events, and other issues that make leadership more challenging in this "new normal." Join other metro bar leaders on Thursday, June 18, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. central time, for NCBP's Metro Bar Virtual Town Hall 21st Century Lawyer presentation, a fast-paced, interactive discussion on the top issues you are dealing with now.
Coronavirus and the Courts..."Since the onset of the pandemic, courts throughout the country have determined to stay open to deliver justice without faltering, no matter the adjustments and sacrifices demanded, but also to protect staff … and the public from the risks of disease. We are learning new technology and practices together.” - Texas Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, President of the Conference of Chief Justices, Chair of NCSC Board of Directors and Co-chair of the national Pandemic Rapid Response Team. See more about what the National Center for State Courts is doing in the face of so much turmoil.