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Bar Association

Definition - What does Bar Association mean?

A bar association is a professional organization that is comprised of lawyers who have passed the bar examination.

The bar examination is an exam that lawyers have to pass in order to be able to legally operate as an attorney and to practice law.

Every state has its own bar association.

Justipedia explains Bar Association

The goal of a bar association is to create and enforce ethical standards for practicing law, to promote legal professionalism, and to help create enthusiasm for public service.

A bar association offers continuing education for its members; it does this by providing learning opportunities through seminars and other platforms. People who are members of bar associations can also meet in person to network and to discuss legal matters.

Being a member of a bar association can be extremely beneficial for lawyers.

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