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ISBA Now Accepting Applications and Nominations for 2021 Leadership Academy

The ISBA is now accepting applications and nominations for the 2021 Leadership Academy.

This landmark program is designed to train the next generation of professionals to become effective leaders in the Illinois legal community.

All ISBA members with three to 10 years of practice experience are eligible to participate. Each selected candidate will be required to attend all sessions in their entirety. Upon graduating, each member of the Academy will be appointed to a section council or committee of their choice.

Academy members will be notified by early May 2021 if they are selected. Tuition is $750 for each participant. A limited number of scholarships may be available.

The 2021 Academy will meet six times beginning in June 2021 and concluding in December 2021.

Applications will close on April 28. Additional information and application instructions are available online.

For more information, contact Melissa Burkholder at

A testimonial about the 2020 Leadership Academy program is available in the Illinois Bar Journal.


Posted on April 6, 2021 by Rhys Saunders
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