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As I am sitting in my office scrolling down the news feed, I keep noticing freshly printed articles about the declines in the bar association membership. “Why now?” I keep thinking to myself. Where were you with this concern when the gap in understanding between the generations wasn’t so major?

I then look over to my desk; I see a printed flyer announcement for a bar association event, and I wonder, “How many new attorneys will go to that? And, if they do, why?” I then remember countless conversations I’ve had with different people, both newly admitted and seasoned attorneys.

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