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Legal Trade Associations
Continuing education, breaking news, networking opportunities - these represent only a few of the perks trade associations can offer their members. This section lists some of the leading legal professional organizations according to their disciplines, among them the Commercial Law League of America, the American Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

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Legal Trade Associations

American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)

The largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan initiative of its kind, ABI dedicates its energies to research and public education on bankruptcy and related issues. Established in 1982, its membership roll lists more than 11,000 lawyers, bankers, judges, lenders, academicians and other professionals in the field.

American Bar Association
The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional organization worldwide. Consisting of 400,000 members, the ABA offers education, information and programs to attorneys, judges, the business community and the general public. One of its most critical functions is the accreditation of law schools.

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Affiliated with the American Bar Association, AILA offers members legal and professional education and services through its 36 chapters and more than 50 national committees. The organization's membership boasts over 10,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law, representing thousands of families seeking permanent residence in the U.S. The AILA likewise aids foreign students, entertainers, athletes and individuals seeking asylum, as well as U.S. businesses that employ highly skilled foreign workers.

Commercial Law League of America

With a membership of more than 4,000 legal and financial professionals, the CLLA advocates in the both commercial law and bankruptcy disciplines, representing both creditor interests and businesses and individuals experiencing fiscal difficulties. The organization formed in 1895, making it one of the oldest and most respected of its genre.

American Intellectual Property Law Association

American Law Institute

American Association For Justice

Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

American Civil Liberties Union

American Association of Law Libraries

American Society For Pharmacy Law

American Society of International Law

American Tort Reform Association (ATRA)

Association of Attorney-mediators

Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association

The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

Education Law Association

Environmental Law Institute

International Technology Law Association

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

National Association of Criminal Lawyers

National Association of Patent Practitioners

National Employment Lawyers Association

National Lawyers Guild


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