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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 7, 2018
Bob Carlson, a shareholder with the Butte, Montana, law firm of Corette Black Carlson and Mickelson PC, became president of the American Bar Association today at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting in Chicago. He will serve a one-year term ending in August 2019. Carlson said he will focus on ABA initiatives to promote lawyer and law student wellness, advance diversity in the association and the profession, fight for access to justice for all and for an independent judiciary, and assess the state of legal education and bar admission.