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John Payton Leadership Academy Now Accepting Applications

August 22, 2016

leadership-academy-logoAre you interested in honing your leadership skills? Do you want to get more involved with the D.C. Bar, but don't know where to start? It's time to apply for the 2017 John Payton Leadership Academy. Applications are due December 2.

The Academy is designed to develop critical skills that effective leaders must use throughout their careers from running effective meetings to consensus building and strategic thinking to problem solving. Over the course of three full-day sessions at the Bar's headquarters, Leadership Academy participants cultivate these skills and more as they learn about their leadership strengths and styles. Sessions include presentations by and interactions with prominent Bar leaders.

Participants will also have an opportunity to spend a half day helping clients at the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center's Advice and Referral Clinic.

The 2017 Academy will be held on March 10, March 31, and April 21. Pro bono service will be completed on April 8. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.

Apply or learn more about the John Payton Leadership Academy.