Bar Leadership Institute

Applications are now being accepted for the PBA Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2022-23

We are seeking applications for the PBA Bar Leadership Institute program for the 2022-23 bar year. Ten individuals will be selected for this year's class.

The criteria for inclusion in the 10-member class is a demonstration of leadership ability in some capacity, a willingness to make the time commitment to the seven-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 worthy 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 16, 2022. Candidates will be notified of their selection in early-June.

If you have questions please contact Susan Etter, PBA Director of County Bar Services.


Phone: 800-932-0311 ext. 2256

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Phone: 800-932-0311

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