Applications for the 2017-18 MBA Leadership Academy class due July 14

Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017
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The deadline to apply for the next class of the MBA's Leadership Academy has been extended to July 14. Apply today to be a part of the 2017-18 class of Leadership Academy Fellows.

The MBA's Leadership Academy is a 12-month program that runs concurrently with the MBA membership year, starting in September. The MBA developed the Leadership Academy to better prepare young attorneys to assume leadership roles at the bar, in their firms or organizations, and in government. Academy curriculum will include educational programming, class projects and mentoring.

To be considered for inclusion in the MBA's Leadership Academy, candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Active MBA member in good standing
  • Three - 10 years of legal experience as a member of the bar*
  • Written nomination by an MBA member other than the applicant
  • Submission of two letters of recommendation supporting the candidate's professional and personal qualifications, MBA experience and commitment, and potential for future leadership at the bar
  • Completion of the application
  • Submission of a resume

Individuals chosen for the MBA Leadership Academy must commit to active participation in all MBA Leadership Academy activities, including quarterly programs.

Click here to learn more about the Leadership Academy.

* The MBA will also include the annual Oliver Wendell Holmes Scholarship winner in each respective Leadership Academy class.