PA Bar Association seeking Applicants for 2023-2024 Bar Leadership Institute

  • 4/17/2023
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

PA Bar Association logoThe Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) is seeking applications for the PBA Bar Leadership Institute program for the 2023-24 bar year.

The PBA Bar Leadership Institute is designed to provide emerging leaders, representing a broad cross-section of the diversity of the PBA membership, with an opportunity to learn about the PBA while actively participating in key meetings. Participation in the Bar Leadership Institute provides numerous opportunities to network with PBA members and leadership and helps build lasting relationships that will serve as an invaluable resource for future success.

The Bar Leadership Institute looks to the future of the organization by developing well-informed, committed leaders who will serve the PBA for many years to come. It familiarizes participants with the day-to-day operation of the association, provides a foundation on governance and policy issues and introduces the participants to PBA staff and resources.

The Bar Leadership Institute engages future PBA leaders in the governance structure byrequiring attendance at three key yearly meetings (detailed below) and encouraging participation in other important meetings and events throughout the year. Ten individuals will be selected for this year's class.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Demonstration of leadership ability 
  • Commitment to the ten-month program
  • Currently licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania
  • Age 40 or younger/practiced five years or less
  • Membership in the PBA (required)/prior active participation is not required

Candidates will be notified of their selection in early June. For questions, contact PBA's Susan Etter at (800-932-0311 ext. 2256).

More Information on the Bar Leadership Institute 
Application Form 
Reference Form


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