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?
- Honorable Jeffrey S. Bivins, Tennessee Fellow, Elected as New Chief Justice of Tennessee Supreme Court
- Aug 22, 2016
- Laura Bartell, Michigan Fellow, Honored with the Editors’ Prize for Best Article Published in the American Bankruptcy Law Journal in 2015
- Aug 18, 2016
- Amy Collignon Gunn, Missouri Sustaining Life Fellow, Named 2017 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in St. Louis
- Aug 18, 2016
- Laura Hong, Carl Muller and Brian O'Neill, Ohio Fellows, Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2017
- Aug 17, 2016
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