Bar Leadership Institute

PBA Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2022-23

Applications are now being accepted for the PBA Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2023-24

We are seeking applications for the PBA Bar Leadership Institute program for the 2023-24 bar year. Ten individuals will be selected for this year's class.

The criteria for inclusion in the ten-member class is a demonstration of leadership ability in some capacity, a willingness to make the time commitment to the ten-month program and age 40 years or younger or have practiced five years or less. Membership in the PBA is required, however, prior active participation in the PBA is not a criteria.

Please help us to select the very best bar leadership class possible by sharing this information with qualified candidates or submitting an application if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Bar Leadership Institute Overview

Candidate Application Form

Reference Form (to be forwarded and completed by your references)

The application packet is due by May 12, 2023. Candidates will be notified of their selection in early-June.

If you have questions, please contact Susan Etter, Director of County Bar Services and Special Projects.
Phone: 800-932-0311 ext. 2256

PBA President Jay N. Silberblatt welcomed the recently selected BLI Class of 2022-23 at the YLD Young Lawyer Summer Summit in State College, July 20-22, 2022. Pictured, seated, from left, are BLI Co-chair Kristen Hamilton, Elaine Yandrisevits, Nicole Pardus, Marjorie Moreno and Elizabeth Perez; standing, from left, are President Silberblatt, Robert Sebia, Max Schmierer, Amy Gregory, Jonathan Bruno, Sandy Feliz, YLD Chair-elect Jennifer Galloway, YLD Immediate Past Chair Paul Edger, BLI Co-chair Stephanie Latimore, Rachel Clark and Kiandra Steffy

PBA President Jay N. Silberblatt announces 2022-23 Bar Leadership Institute class

Resources for BLI Members



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Phone: 800-932-0311

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