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The American Bar Association has signaled that it wants to step up efforts to help lawyers manage their student loans.

The ABA’s House of Delegates on Monday overwhelmingly supported a resolution calling on the organization to push federal lawmakers for a series of changes that would ease the debt burden on many young attorneys, such as letting borrowers refinance their government-backed loans at lower rates, and allowing those with private student loans participate in government repayment programs.

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Karen Sloan

Karen Sloan is the Legal Education Editor and Senior Writer at ALM. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @KarenSloanNLJ Sign up for Ahead of the Curve—her weekly email update on trends and innovation in legal education—here: https://www.law.com/briefings/ahead-of-the-curve/

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