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?
- Professor David L. Callies, Hawaii Life Fellow, Honored with Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize from the William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project
- Apr 19, 2017
- Capt. Benes Aldana USCG, Washington Fellow and Past Washington State Co-Chair, Named President of the National Judicial College
- Apr 17, 2017
- Martin Semple, Colorado Life Fellow, Received 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
- Apr 14, 2017
- Mary-Christine Sungaila, California Life Fellow, to Receive 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO)
- Apr 11, 2017
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