Appointed to the American Bar Association Commission for Homelessness & Poverty

Press Release for Scott MacMullan Law, LLC

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 14, 2014

Scott W. MacMullan appointed to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Homelessness & Poverty for the 2014-2016 term.

The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States. The ABA’s most important stated activities are the setting of academic standards for law schools and the formulation of model ethical codes related to the legal profession. The ABA has 410,000 members. Its national headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois; it also maintains a significant branch office in Washington, DC.

About Scott MacMullan Law, LLC

Scott MacMullan Law, LLC provides general legal services in the State of Maryland the District of Columbia. The firm provides counsel and advocacy in a wide range of civil and criminal matters. Specifically, helping people who have been injured through no fault of their own. The firm’s motto is “Local Knowledge You Can Trust.”

For more information contact 443-494-9775 or scott@macmullanlaw.com

The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States. The ABA’s most important stated activities are the setting of academic standards for law schools, and the formulation of model ethical codes related to the legal profession. The ABA has 410,000 members. Its national headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois; it also maintains a significant branch office in Washington, DC.

This is the American Bar Association’s mission: To serve equally our members, our profession and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession

The ABA achieves its mission through tireless work toward four goals.

Goal I:  Serve Our Members. 
Objective:

  1. 1.      Provide benefits, programs and services which promote members’ professional growth and quality of life.

Goal II: Improve Our Profession. 
Objectives:

  1. 1.      Promote the highest quality legal education.
  2. 2.      Promote competence, ethical conduct and professionalism.
  3. 3.      Promote pro bono and public service by the legal profession.

Goal III: Eliminate Bias and Enhance Diversity. 
Objectives:

  1. 1.      Promote full and equal participation in the association, our profession, and the justice system by all persons.
  2. 2.      Eliminate bias in the legal profession and the justice system.

Goal IV:  Advance the Rule of Law. 
Objectives:

  1. 1.      Increase public understanding of and respect for the rule of law, the legal process, and the role of the legal profession at home and throughout the world.
  2. 2.      Hold governments accountable under law.
  3. 3.      Work for just laws, including human rights, and a fair legal process.
  4. 4.      Assure meaningful access to justice for all persons.
  5. 5.      Preserve the independence of the legal profession and the judiciary.

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