American Bar Association (ABA)

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American Bar Association (ABA) is a voluntary bar association of lawyers, law students, and judges in the United States. It is dedicated to advancing the rule of law and serving the legal profession by providing practical resources for legal professionals, setting academic standards for law schools, and developing a model code of ethics for the legal profession. Founded in 1878, the ABA is headquartered in Chicago, IL with a major branch office in Washington, D.C.

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