We are excited to share that Rick Davis has been selected as Fellow of the American Bar Foundation in recognition of his outstanding achievement and dedication to the welfare of the community and to the highest principles of the legal profession.
Established in 1955, Fellows encourage and support the research program of the ABF. Membership is limited to no more than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. In order to be selected, an attorney must be nominated by another American Bar Fellow located in Kansas and approved by the American Bar Foundation board.
The American Bar Foundation is the preeminent resource for lawyers, scholars and policymakers who seek insightful analyses of the theory and functioning of law, legal institutions and the legal profession. The ABF’s work is supported by the American Bar Endowment, by The Fellows of the ABF, and by grants for particular research projects from private foundations and government agencies.
The American Bar Foundation (ABF) seeks to expand knowledge and advance justice through innovative, interdisciplinary, and rigorous empirical research on law, legal processes, and legal institutions. Read the ABF mission statement»
The American Bar Foundation is the nation’s leading research institute for the empirical study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for more than sixty years, the ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.
The Foundation is committed to broad dissemination of research findings to the organized bar, scholars, and the general public. The results are published in a wide range of forums, including leading academic journals, law reviews, and academic and commercial presses.
The ABF is recognized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The ABF does not provide external grants; in the course of collaborative research efforts with other institutions, the ABF does not pay indirect costs. Primary funding for the ABF is provided by the American Bar Endowment.
For more information about the American Bar Foundation, please visit their website located at http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/fellows/index.html.