NYC Bar Office for Diversity Associate Leadership Institute

Dear Signatories,  

 The New York City Bar is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Associate Leadership Institute, a five-part series of high-level development training for 4th-8th year associates at signatory firms. The institute will include keynote speakers, intensive training modules, and networking opportunities. The program will run from April - July 2017, and will be held on Fridays at the City Bar. 

  Curriculum will include workshops on the following topics: 

  • Executive Presence & Impactful Communication Skills
  • Building Your Personal Brand: Leveraging Strengths & Mitigating Weakness
  • Leveraging Your Network: Mentor & Sponsor Relationships
  • Rainmaking, Business Development/Client Relationships
  • Practice & Career Planning and Transitioning

Interested candidates must submit a complete Nomination Form (includes a 500-word statement of interest), resume and/or firm bio, and a letter of recommendation to to be considered. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 17th.

  More information about the Institute is available at

  We are most grateful for your continued support and look forward to working with you on this impactful initiative.  

Gabrielle Lyse Brown

Gabrielle Lyse Brown 

Director of Diversity and Inclusion  

New York City Bar Association 

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