About us

 

The Spain-American Bar Association (SABA) is a non-governmental international bar association of attorneys in Spain and the United States. The mission of the SABA is to improve and promote the cross-border practice of law and the Rule of law between Spain and the United States.

The SABA achieves this objective by providing a forum for the exchange of information and experiences and promoting the collective professional interests of attorneys in Spain and the United States.

Our goals and objectives are:

§ GOAL 1: SERVE ATTORNEY MEMBERS IN SPAIN AND THE UNITED STATES

Objectives:

1) Provide benefits, programs and services which promote Spanish-American cross-border practice of law and the improvement of legal services between Spain and the United States;
2) Provide networking opportunities between Spanish and American attorneys.
3) Influence state bar associations in Spain and the U.S. to implement admission policies and procedures which facilitate the cross-border practice of law between Spain and the United States. 

§ GOAL 2: IMPROVE THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN SPAIN AND THE UNITED STATES  

Objectives:

1) Promote the highest quality legal education and exchange programs between Spanish and American law schools;
2) Promote competence, ethical conduct and professionalism in the practice of law in Spain and the United States;
3) Serve as a bridge between bar associations in the United States and Spain as they adapt to the process of increasing globalization of the legal profession;
4) Promote full and equal participation in the association, our profession, and the justice system by all persons regardless of nationality, race or gender in Spain and the United States. 

 § GOAL 3: ADVANCE THE RULE OF LAW IN SPAIN AND THE UNITED STATES

Objectives:

1) Increase private citizens’, government agencies’, judges’ and corporations’ knowledge of the legal systems of Spain and the United States in order to strengthen the Rule of law, the legal process, and the role of the legal profession in the United States and Spain. 

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Spain-American Bar Association not to discriminate on the basis of national or ethic origin, gender, disability, race, age, religion, color, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical characteristics or any other category protected by federal, state or local law in its policies of general membership, board membership nor any other form of participation in the association or its programs. 

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