National Conference of Bar Presidents


NCBP provides links to resources for bar leaders on the following topics of interest listed below. We invite you to send us content or links which are of use to bar leaders. To send information, please contact Rebecca Green, NCBP Program Specialist, at  

Access to Justice Educational Programs Legislative Efforts Retirement Planning
  Electronic Filing Member Benefits Strategic Planning
Board Member Duties Green/Ecological Concerns Mentoring Stress Management
Controversy Improving the Bar Practice Management Technology
Cloud Computing Judicial Independence Presidential Year Tips to Take
Disaster Planning Juries and Jury Trials Pro Bono Transition Planning  
Diversity Lawyer Advertising Professionalism Unbundling
Economic Challenges Leadership Training Public Perception Education  Young Lawyers


Access to Justice

- ABA Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives
- ABA Commission on Disability Rights
- Fair and Impartial Court Resource Kit
- Lawyer Referral
- Missourians for Fair and Impartial Courts
- National Center for State Courts Resources
- United States Department of Justice Access to Justice Initiative 

Board Member Duties

- Board Member Duties in Challenging Environments
- Sample Policies and Forms

Cloud Computing

- Cloud Computing eLawyer Task Force (ABA Law Practice Management Section)


- Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Statement

Disaster Planning

- ABA Disaster Preparedness Resources
- ABA Young Lawyers Division Disaster Legal Services Program
- ABA Division for Bar Services State and Local Bar Disaster Guides & Resources
- Law Office Disasters, Preparing for the Unexpected


- ABA Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
- ABA Commission on Women's " Visible Invisibility"
- ABA Presidential Diversity Initiative, Diversity in the Legal Profession
- ABA Gender Equity Task Force
- Balancing Act (Legal Times)
- Creating Pathways to Success for All
- Law & Reorder Women in the Legal Profession
- Making Diversity Work
- Memphis Bar Association Law Intern Program
- MSBA Best Practices Guide Gender Equality in the Legal Profession
- NCBP Bar Leaders of Color Timeline
- Stemming the Exodus of Women from the Legal Profession

Economic Challenges

- Bar Association Reserve Policies
- Sample Bar Association Policies

Educational Programs

- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Law-Related Programs
- Florida Supreme Court Justice Teaching Institute
- Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education
- Montgomery Bar Association Liberty and Law Civics Education Program
- National Center for State Courts Civics Education
- Washington State Bar Council on Public Legal Education
- West Virginia State Bar Department of Education

Green/Ecological Concerns

- ABA Green Power Partnership Program
- Center for Earth Leadership Tools for the Sustainable Law Office
- Chicago Bar Association Task Force on Green Courts Initiative
- State Bar of California Lawyers Voluntary Eco-Pledge and Law Office Sustainablility

Improving the Bar


Judicial Independence


Juries and Jury Trials

Georgia Civil Justice Foundation
Anatomy of A Jury Trial

Lawyer Advertising

Lawyer Advertising Regulations

Leadership Training

Cincinnati Bar Association - Cincinnati Academy of Lawyers
Indianapolis Bar Association - Bar Leader Brochure

Legislative Efforts

2008 Postcards
Business Journal Article
Civil Legal Services – Loan Repayment Assistance
Day on the Hill 08 Registration Form
Day on the Hill Brochure
Final Increased Funding Resolution
Final Right to Counsel Resolution
Key Legislative Issues
Pennsylvania Lawyer Mar Apr On the Hill
Pennsylvania Lawyer May Jun On the Hill
Pennsylvania Lawyer SideBar on Legal Aid (Susko)
Pennsylvania Lawyer SideBar On the Hill (Susko)
PBA News (Susko)

Member Benefits


Alameda County Bar Association - Judicial Mentoring Project
Dallas Bar Association – Amachi Texas
Dallas Bar Association – Amachi Texas Chart 1
Dallas Bar Association – Amachi Texas Chart 2

Practice Management

The Future of the Legal Profession (Originally published in the Oklahoma Bar Journal, November 8, 2008)

Presidential Year

Bar Presidents How to Kit
Voluntary Bar Leaders Handbook
Writing President's Page
Your Best President's Pages - NEW RESOURCE!

Pro Bono

Santa Clara County Bar Association – Developing an Effective Pro Bono Initiative
Santa Clara County Bar Association – Law Firm Pro Bono Pledge Form
Santa Clara County Bar Association – Pro Bono Reporting Form
Santa Clara County Bar Association – Pro Bono Task Force Report


ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20
Capitalism's Next Frontier
New Jersey Commission on Professionalism

Public Perception Education


Retirement Planning

Los Angeles County Bar Association – Senior Lawyers Division
NOBC-APRL Joint Committee on Aging Lawyers Final Report

Strategic Planning

West Virginia State Bar Strategic Plan

Stress Management

Balancing Work and Life After Two Types of Cancer
Time Time Time


Collaboration Tools
How Can Acrobat Help My Bar Association
Monroe County Bar Association Partnerships and Technology
Using Technology to Improve Efficiencies

Tips to Take

Tips to Take

Transition Planning

Transition Planning


A Nation of Do-It-Yourself Lawyers (NY TImes)

Young Lawyers

ABA Young Lawyers Division Speed Networking for Bars
ABA Young Lawyers Division Speed Networking Diagram
Boston Bar Association President’s Page
Boston Bar Association Public Interest Leadership Program Fact Sheet
Public Interest Leadership Program Schedule

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