Lawyers Groups Seeking Revival (Law Beat)

By Robert Gavin

 The Albany Times Union quoted President Greenberg on NYSBA’s plan to create the Virtual Bar Center. (may require subscription)

For generations of attorneys, joining a bar association was just something a lawyer did.

That changed when the Internet and social media provided new avenues for lawyers to network. Fewer attorneys joined bar associations, which was evidenced at the New York State Bar Association, whose New York membership plummeted from 55.2 percent in 2001 to 38.6 percent in 2017.

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