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Legal Associations

Code: TN-4600

Organizations whose members are lawyers, judges or other legal professionals who have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests, participating in legal seminars and conferences, networking with their peers, subscribing to legal journals and other publications, and taking advantage of other opportunities for professional development. Many legal associations offer assistance to members who have management or financial problems that relate to their practices, set standards which relate to the qualifications and performance of members, accept and investigate complaints from the public regarding the practices of members and maintain lawyer referral services through which citizens who require legal assistance are referred to member attorneys.

See Also:

Law and Jurisprudence Research (TR-8000.4700)

Criminology Research (TR-8000.1500)

Crime Statistics (TJ-8000.1600)

Law Schools (HD-6000.6200-400)

Lawyer Referral Services (FT-4800)