Bar Year Leadership Training Series


This year we will again conduct a series of zoom presentations to prepare leadership for the new bar year. There will be two one-hour sessions together with a separate half-hour session for Supervisory Council Members. We will present a series of 30-minute sessions focusing on discreet topics. This format allows continuing chairs and vice chairs to focus on areas in which they need additional training and new leaders to receive more in-depth coverage of all the tasks they will deal with during the year. All times are Central Time.

Tuesday, August 5, 2022

[Conducted as a part of Council meeting]

SCM Training

Benetta Park and Rob Freedman

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Session One: Duties and Mission of Group and Committee Leaders

  • Role of Chairs/Vice-Chairs
  • Committee Calls
  • Creating a Business
  • Succession Planning

Henry Talavera and Lilly Gerontis

Session Two: Session Two: CLE & Publications

  • CLE/E-CLE (includes process for submitting a program and requirements for a program
  • Publications (includes process for submitting an article and requirements for an article (eReport, Probate & Property, RPTE Journal and Books)
  • Practice Development/Marketing Benefits

Marisa Dungey (CLE), Ed Brading (Publication) and Jack Fersko

Monday, September 12, 2022

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Session One: Coordination with Internal & External Groups; Government Submissions
[10 minutes]

Christina Jenkins and William LaPiana

Session Two: Communications/Involvement

  • ABA Communities – [10 minutes]
    Monica Larys/Bryan Lambert
  • Leadership & Mentoring – [10 minutes]
    Dan Orvin
  • RPTE Fellows Program – [10 minutes]
    Christina Jenkins
  • Nominations Process – [5 minutes]
    Stephanie Loomis-Price
  • Attracting/Training/Motivating Talent – [5 minutes]
    Stephanie Loomis-Price
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – [10 minutes]
    Kellye Clarke/ Eric Mathis

All division group and committee chairs and vice chairs, as well as council members, should plan to attend.

All leaders attending must register.

Material for the Orientation Series will be available for download.

The sessions will be recorded and posted on the fall meeting web page for those who cannot attend the live presentation.

If you have questions, feel free to contact any of the following:

Keri Brown
Scott W. Dibbs
Jack Fersko
Henry Talavera

On behalf of the Committee on Groups and Substantive Committees, we look forward to seeing you at this special program!

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