The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Membership in The Fellows is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation. Established in 1955, The Fellows support the research of the American Bar Foundation through their annual contributions and sponsor seminars and events of direct relevance to the legal profession.
The American Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions to The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation are fully tax deductible and are not refundable. No goods or services are promised or provided in exchange for a contribution. If an error is made in the amount contributed, please notify the American Bar Foundation within 21 days. A new receipt will be issued if an adjustment is required.
What does it mean to be a Fellow?
- The Honorable Cara Lee T. Neville, Chair of The Fellows and Minnesota Life Fellow, Awarded the Professional Excellence Award by the Minnesota State Bar Association
- Jun 29, 2016
- Dean Hansell, California Life Fellow, Appointed to serve as a California Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles
- Jun 28, 2016
- Life Leadership Fellow, Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III named chair of ABA Standing Committee on American Judicial System
- Jun 23, 2016
- Gregory M. Bergman, California Life Patron Fellow, Named “One of the Top Ten Environmental Lawyers” by United States Lawyer Rankings for the Ninth Year in a Row
- Jun 10, 2016
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