Legal Services Corp. Presentation

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Join us for the 2017 Futures Conference kick-off lunch at noon on October 26 in Atlanta, GA. We will start with welcome messages from COLPM’s President and our Conference Co-Chairs and then enjoy opening remarks by College Fellow Linda Klein, the 2016-2017 President of the American Bar Association. As President, Ms. Klein argued passionately for continued funding of the Legal Services Corp. stressing the needs of those Americans who don’t have access to justice. She will share her thoughts on the current status of LSC and the role of the College in supporting LSC. Only a few spaces remain, but you can register online before October 20. Onsite registration is subject to availability.

Meet Linda Klein

Linda Klein
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
President, American Bar Association (2016-2017)

Linda Klein is the senior managing shareholder at Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz and president of the American Bar Association from August 2016 to August 2017. Klein’s practice, based in Atlanta, includes most types of business dispute resolution. In June 1997, Klein became the first woman to serve as president of the State Bar of Georgia. She served as chair of the ABA’s House of Delegates, the second highest office in the organization, from 2010−2012. She has also served as chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. She is a member of the Council of the ABA Section of International Law and also serves as a columnist and on the Board of Editors of Law Practice Management Magazine. In 2004, the American Bar Association honored Klein with the prestigious Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. A member of the American Law Institute, Klein is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” “Who’s Who in America” and “Chambers USA.” She earned her J.D. at Washington & Lee Law School in Virginia and her B.A. at Union College in New York.

COLPM President

Bill Migneron, Chief Operating Officer Emeritus, Lathrop & Gage, LLP

2017 Conference Co-Chairs

Sharon Nelson, President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc., @SharonNelsonEsq

Mark Tamminga, Leader, Innovation Initiatives/Partner, Gowling WLG, @gowlingwlg_ca

Register Today

Register online and book your hotel room soon!

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