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The American Bar Foundation is an organization dedicated to advancing justice through rigorous research on the law, legal processes, and the law's impact on our society. Read our mission statement »
2012 Annual Report
The 2012 Annual Report is now available. For a hard copy version, please contact Katharine Hannaford at gro.nfba@drofannahk.
Download the report or read the Report of the Director.
Featured Board News
The American Bar Foundation's Life Benefactor Fellow and Board of Directors member Mortimer M. Caplin is a lawyer and educator with many professional and personal accomplishments, including service as the U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue under President John F. Kennedy.
Click below to listen to a 1962 interview with Mr. Caplin on Meet the Press, during his tenure as Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
Listen to the interview »
Officers and directors
Read the bios of the 2012 - 2013 officers and directors:
- Bernice B. Donald, President, Memphis, TN
- David A. Collins, Vice President, Detroit, MI
- George S. Frazza, Treasurer, New York, NY
- Ellen J. Flannery, Secretary, Washington, D.C.