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Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy (CBLA): We are Stronger Together


Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy (CBLA): We are Stronger Together

Presented by the American Bar Association, its Commissions on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession and Disability Rights, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, the National Bar Association, the National LGBT Bar Association, the National Native American Bar Association, and the South Asian Bar Association of North America

CLE Conference Diversity Webinar Credit: CLE Credit Available

The CBLA is a coordinated effort to strengthen the pipeline of diverse bar association leaders by providing leadership training and professional development programs which will benefit current and future leaders of bar associations, and the legal profession overall.

On June 28-30, 2021, the CBLA is excited to host three panels discussing the origin and purpose of the CBLA, exciting lessons on bar leadership from giants in the profession, and how bar leadership has helped attendee's community, career, and visibility. We look forward to seeing you at our virtual conference!

Featured JAMS Panelist:

Increasing Judicial and Administration Diversity | 3:00 - 4:00 PM EST
Hon. Elizabeth Allen White (Ret.)

This panel will discuss what bar associations, bar leaders, and bar members can do to increase diversity on the bench at both the state and federal level, as well as in the administration. It will include discussions on finding, developing, and supporting candidates throughout the entire process. The panel will also highlight steps taken that have been the most effective in creating a diverse judiciary and administration.

Featured People

Hon. Elizabeth Allen White (Ret.)
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
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