Leadership Institute, program of the Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation

September 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


The Leadership Institute is a program of the Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation. It was created by top women leaders in Ohio to assist women lawyers in developing their leadership skills.

Why a Leadership Institute for Women?
Oftentimes, law firms and corporations do not invest money in leadership training for attorneys. Even if the firm or corporation does provide leadership training, such training is unlikely to focus on the particular challenges that women face on their career path. The Leadership Institute is designed to lend a hand and to help women who are emerging leaders with practical knowledge and strategies on business development so as to attain significant leadership roles.

Our Mission
The mission of the Leadership Institute is to advance inclusiveness within the legal profession and supplement the professional skills of women lawyers by enhancing their leadership, business development, and communication skills for the benefit of the diverse communities in which they work, live, and serve.

The Program
You will receive at least 20-24 hours of CLE credit (pending). All sessions are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be held in Central Ohio.

Click here to fill out the online application.

Session Dates*: September 15, 2017 – October 13, 2017 – November 17, 2017 – January 12, 2018 – February 9, 2018 – March 9, 2018

*Class members are required to attend every session. 

Past Session Topics: Rainmaking and Business Development Strategies – Executive Coaching, Branding and Career Strategy – Public Speaking – Effective Communication – Negotiation and Professional Branding – Effective Leadership

Cost: $1,500
Requirements: 5+ years in practice and OWBA member
Application deadline: June 16, 2017

Click to download a hard copy of the application.

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