Chicago lawyers who want to sharpen and grow their management skills are invited to enroll in the Chicago Bar Association’s 2019 Leadership Institute, a unique program designed to enhance leadership talents and foster professional growth for emerging attorneys.
The Institute program offers four substantive sessions that feature dynamic faculty, interactive skill-building exercises and networking opportunities for attorneys from mid-sized and large law firms who are within their third and tenth year of practice.
The program begins April 10 with sessions following on April 24, May 8 and May 22 featuring presentations on advancing business development strategies, the importance of networking, and critical thinking, among other topics. All sessions are held at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court. The program concludes with a graduation reception on June 5 and complimentary attendance at the CBA’s annual meeting June 20.
The CBA developed the Leadership Institute four years ago to increase leadership skills among outstanding lawyers and to help enhance business development strategies which are essential in the ever-demanding practice of law.
Faculty members for the 2019 program include Regine Corrado, Managing Partner at Baker McKenzie; Angel Gomez of Angel Gomez Consulting; Colby Anne Kingsbury, Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels; Tasneem Khokha of Growth Play; Michael Martinez, Managing Partner at K&L Gates; John Mitchell of KM Advisors; Judge Thomas R. Mulroy of the Circuit Court of Cook County; Robert Shannon, Managing Partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP; Ross Silverman, Partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP; Jessie Spressart of Growth Play, and Andrew Vail, Partner at Jenner & Block.
Enrollment in the program is currently open and will run through March 4, 2019. Class size is limited and registrants must complete an application and pay a course fee. For application information and to learn more about the program go to http://www.chicagobar.org/chicagobar/leadership.