Now Accepting Applications to Participate in CBLA 2015
June 25-27, 2015, Minneapolis, MN

Applications are now available for the third annual Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy (CBLA) in Minneapolis, MN, on June 25-27, 2015. The CBLA is a collaborative effort among the American Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, National Bar Association, and National Native American Bar Association.

     The CBLA aims to strengthen the pipeline of diverse bar association leaders through leadership training and professional development programs. The CBLA participants will be drawn from five bar associations' up-and-coming leaders of the associations, broadly defined as (a) committee or section chairs of the associations and (b) officers or board members of their local affiliate organizations. The CBLA is designed for lawyers in practice 5-15 years. For full guidelines and more information, click here.



In addition to the application, you will need to submit the following:

          A brief essay of 250-500 words 
 A current CV/resume 
                2 letters of recommendation

Applications must be submitted by 8:00 pm EST on April 10, 2015. 

More information about CBLA can be found on the HNBA website.
Please contact Alba Cruz-Hacker, HNBA Executive Director, with any questions.