American Bar Association
The American Bar Association, is "the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public...
"The Mission of the American Bar Association is to be the national representative of the legal profession, serving the public and the profession by promoting justice, professional excellence and respect for the law...
"The ABA supports a variety of charities that benefit and support the legal profession.
- American Bar Endowment (ABE)
- Fund for Justice and Education (FJE)
- American Bar Foundation (ABF)" 
- 2000-2001: Martha Barnett
- 2002-2003: Alfred P. Carlton, Jr.
- 2003-2004: Dennis W. Archer (first African-American president)
- 2004-2005: Robert J. Grey, Jr. of Richmond, Virginia
- 2005-2006: Michael S. Greco of Boston, Massachusetts (first foreign-born president)
- 2006-2007: Karen J. Mathis
- 2007-2008: William H. Neukom