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The Workshop

The Chicago Hilton | October 18-20, 2023

Latest From NABL

  • Webinars

Leadership Pathways to Leadership Series: MSRB Board Service

NABL members were invited to participate in the second segment of the Diversity Committee’s new Pathways to Leadership Series. View the webinar to learn more.

  • Member Spotlight

John F. Stanley, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP San Francisco, CA 

He’s a public finance tax lawyer helping state and local governments and other qualifying entities borrow money on a tax-exempt basis, but that’s not all.

100 US Dollar Bills. Source: Jericho via Wikimedia Commons.
100 US Dollar Bills. Source: Jericho via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Issue Briefs

Federal Appropriations Process

A quick primer to help bond lawyers better understand the federal appropriations process and its connection to municipal bond offerings.

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  • News

FY2024 Appropriations

We are tracking the status of FY2024 appropriations, where things stand, and what it all means for bond lawyers.

  • News

President’s Corner

In this issue: Focusing on friendships and professional connections and four key things NABL does well to make members better public finance professionals.

By the Numbers


With more than 2,300 active members you will find a network and community for your practice.


We offer 101 hours of CLE courses at a 30 percent discount for our members.

95%Retention Rate

We’re supporting member goals by expanding networks and access to resources.

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It’s a one-stop shopping experience for all of the resources that a bond lawyer might need. 

Victoria Ozimek, Bracewell LLP in Austin, TX

NABL’s in-person conferences are the most valuable for me. Whether you want to develop new business, step up your game intellectually, develop industry contacts, or keep up with CLE requirements— it’s all there.”  

Kareem J. Spratling, Bryant Miller Olive P.A in Tampa, FL. 

I could not imagine being a bond attorney for 40 years without the support NABL provided in keeping me current on the complex statutory and regulatory requirements of the practice.

Kathleen C. McKinney, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. in Greenville, SC 


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Hundreds of Terms and Concepts

Writ of Mandamus

An order from a court to a government official ordering the government official to properly fulfill their official duties or correct an abuse of discretion.