State Bar Leadership Institute

Greetings Colleagues:
Great news! The Leadership Institute Program Overview, Application and Nomination Form are available on the State Bar website. Applications and Nomination Forms are due Friday, August 3rd. As a member of the Board of the Leadership Institute, I am very excited about this program! Please take a look at the website, ask your colleagues to do the same, nominate participants for the first class, and please consider applying for the program and encouraging others to apply. Go to

Participants will be notified of their selection by Friday, August 31st. The overnight kick-off retreat is tentatively scheduled for Participants on Saturday, Sept. 15th and Sunday, Sept. 16th. Below is a list of the program sessions:

September 2007 – What Does It Take To Be A Leader?
October 2007 – Working the Bar
November 2007 – Is that Ethical?!
December 2007 – Improving Your Legal Practice & Path to the Career of Your Dreams
January 2008 – Practicing Law in the Public vs. Private Sector and Making the Transition February 2008 – Meet the Bench: Conversations with Judges (Federal, State, County & Tribal) March 2008 – Law and Order: Conversations with Government Attorneys and Defense Lawyers
April 2008 – Corporate America: Conversations with In-House Counsel and Business Executives
May 2008 – We the People: Conversations with Congressional Reps, Lobbyists and Tour of the State Capitol

Thank you.
Linda J. Benally Attorney(State Bar Leadership Institute Board member)Pinnacle West Capital Corporation Law Department 400 N. 5th Street – MS 8695 Phoenix, AZ 85004
Business line: 602-250-3633 Fax line: 602-250-3393