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1/01/14 2013-2014 Spring CLE Pass
4/22/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: Law of Religious Organizations, Part 1
4/23/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: Law of Religious Organizations, Part 2
4/24/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: LIVE REPLAY: Fixing Trusts: Techniques to Alter a Trust When Circumstances Have Changed
4/25/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: LIVE REPLAY: Piercing the Entity Veil: Individual Liability for Business Acts
4/29/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: Sale/Leaseback Transactions in Real Estate
4/30/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: Ethics, Technology and Small Firms
5/01/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: Trusts and the New Medicare Tax
5/02/14 2013-2014 C-Corps, S-Corps, LLCs. What Is the Best for my Client?
5/02/14 2013-2014 WEBINAR: LIVE REPLAY: Attorney Ethics and Elder Abuse

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Member Benefits

The Arkansas Bar Association encourages members to take advantage of the excellent benefits available. The Association's Member Benefit Committee strategically researches benefits to provide further opportunities that will enhance members’ practices. An overview of the benefits is presented alphabetically on this page.

If you would like us to consider utilizing your product or service please complete our online Vendor Assessment form.  Our staff will review your submission and follow up with you based on that information.

 

Official Member Benefits Brochure

ABA Retirement 

Does your retirement plan offer no out-of-pocket expenses, professional fiduciary services, a broad range of investment options, and full-service administration?  Ours does!  The ABA Retirement Funds Program (the "Program") is celebrating over 50 years of service by  providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community.  The Program's bundled approach allows your firm to keep its focus on the success of the practice.  We provide you with trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management, and participant communication services - all from a single source - at no additional cost to your firm. 

Maybe it's time to find out what's inside your 401(k).  Call us at 866-812-3580  for a free consultation or visit www.abaretirement.com for more information and the program’s Disclosure Document.

 

ArkBar Career Center

The ArkBar Career Center is your destination for exciting Legal job opportunities and the best resource for qualified candidates within the Legal Industry.   Members can search for jobs within the industry, or receive discounted rates on job postings.   For more information, click here.

 

ArkBar Discounts 

The Arkansas Bar Association provides benefits and services to members at a reduced rate.  The following discounts are offered by the association exclusively to association members:

 

Bond Discounts - Judicial/Litigant Court, Notary, & Probate Bonds

Members receive discounted rates on Judicial/Litigant Court, Notary, & Probate Bonds through Regions Insurance.  For more information, please click here.

 

Case Management Solutions – by 

Clio is a cloud-based legal practice management platform that keeps your all-important matters, contacts and documents available anywhere. If you already use other popular cloud services, like Dropbox or Google Apps, Clio will make you smile by tying them together in a single, easy-to-use system. With dozens of more advanced features like terrific time-tracking, comprehensive calendaring, and beautiful billing, Clio will save you time, make you money, and help you look polished and professional to your clients.

Members of the Arkansas Bar Association receive a 10% lifetime discount on Clio, in addition to:

  • A free trial;    
  • Live 1:1 web demonstrations;
  • Unlimited access to live customer support and training.

Ready to give Clio a try? Please login to your member portal and Click Here for more information.

 

Case Summaries 

Weekly case summaries of significant Arkansas court cases, provided exclusively for members of the Arkansas Bar Association.  Check out the Case Summary mini reviews on Twitter (@ArkBar) #arcaselawupdates.  Case summaries and mini reviews are provided by Robert S. Tschiemer.  To access case summaries, click here.

 

Credit Card Processing 

The LawPay Merchant Account is a member benefit of the Arkansas Bar Association. As the only payment solution recommended by more than 60 state and local bar associations, it complies with ABA and state requirements for managing client funds.   For more information, click here.

 

Fastcase

Member receive FREE online legal research with Fastcase.  Fastcase’s smarter searching, sorting and visualization tools help you find the best answers fast.

Now get Fastcase on the go – sync the Fastcase mobile app with your association membership, and see your search history wherever you go.  Apps are available for the iPhone and iPad.  For more information, click here.

 
Health Insurance (and related lines of coverage)

Regions Insurance offers many benefits to members of the Arkansas Bar Association including discounts on Health, Dental, Vision, and other related lines of coverage.  For more information or a complete listing of services from Regions Insurance, click here.

 

Hotel Discounts

Discount hotel rates are available for members of the Arkansas Bar Association at the Capital Hotel and Peabody Hotel in Little Rock.

The Capital Hotel
Member Rates:
Superior Queen or ADA Room (dbl/dbl or king) $153
Superior King or Superior Double $170
Deluxe King or Deluxe Double $200
Capital Room (king bed only) $235
Capital Great King or Double (Junior Suite) $265
Suite (king bed) $560

 

Little Rock Marriott 

 

Lexis Nexis discounts

Members receive multiple discounts from LexisNexis. For more information, visit their website.

 

Professional Liability Insurance

Regions Insurance offers discounts on Professional Liability Insurance to members.  For more information or a complete listing of services from Regions Insurance, click here.

 

Shipping Discounts

Save up to 26% on FedEx services across town or around the world.*

Our relationship with FedEx allows our members to receive discounts of up 26% on FedEx® shipping and office services through the FedEx Advantage® discount program. It’s free to enroll and there are no minimum shipping requirements.  To qualify, login to your member portal and CLICK HERE for more details on how to enroll.

Once you enroll, you can save:

  • Up to 26% on select FedEx Express® services
  • Up to 20% on select FedEx Express international services
  • Up to 12% on select FedEx Ground® and FedEx Home Delivery® services
  • Up to 20% on FedEx Office® services

Not only does FedEx offer outstanding value to our members, you will also enjoy on-time delivery, speed, shipping tools and office solutions

Terms & Conditions
*FedEx shipping discounts are off standard list rates and cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Discounts are exclusive of any FedEx surcharges, premiums, minimums, accessorial charges or special handling fees. Eligible services and discounts subject to change. Discounts include a 5% discount for creating shipping labels for eligible FedEx Express® shipments using FedEx Ship Manager® at fedex.com or other electronic shipping solutions. For eligible FedEx® services, rates and electronic shipping solutions please call 1.800.475.6708. See the applicable FedEx Service Guide for terms and conditions of service offerings and money-back guarantee programs.

FedEx Office discounts: 20% off color and black & white copies and printing. Black & white copy discounts are applied to 8-1/2” x 11”, 8-1/2” x 14” and 11” x 17” prints and copies on 20-lb. white bond paper. Color copy discounts are applied to 8-1/2” x 11”, 8-1/2” x 14” and 11” x 17” prints and copies on 24-lb. laser paper. FedEx Office discounts also include up to 10% on select other services. Discount does not apply to outsourced products or services, office supplies, shipping services, inkjet cartridges, videoconferencing services, equipment rental, conference room rental, Sony® PictureStationTM, gift certificates, custom calendars, holiday promotion greeting cards, or postage. This discount cannot be used in combination with volume pricing, custom-bid orders, sale items, coupons or other discount offers. Discounts and availability are subject to change. Not valid for services provided at FedEx Office® Print and Ship Center locations in hotels, convention centers and other nonretail locations.

 

Wordrake - The First Editing Software for Lawyers

WordRake software instantly edits briefs, contracts, letters, and memoranda for clearer, more concise writing, saving you time and money.  Wordrake software edits a 10-page document in 30 seconds.  Members receive a discount on Wordrake software.  For more information, click here.

 

 

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