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Leadership Development Committee 


Applications Being Sought for the 2014-2015 Leadership Development Academy

2014-2015 Application

     The Bar Association of Montgomery County (“BAMC”) is pleased to announce that the Leadership Development Academy (“Academy”), established last year, is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 class of Fellows, beginning April 1, 2014.  The Academy is a specially-designed program that seeks to: identify a diverse and talented group of attorneys with leadership ability and desire to participate in the Academy, provide opportunities to help develop and enhance the participants’ skills as future leaders of our Bar Association, and promote the image of both the selected participants and all lawyers in our community.  The Academy is an exciting opportunity for lawyers who desire to hone their skills as leaders, both in general and within the BAMC.  Formulated in a manner consistent with the BAMC’s mission and strategic plan, the Academy will include topics and activities related to: leadership strategies and implementation; interaction with current leaders in the legal community; discussion on leadership lessons learned; communication skills and styles; teamwork; how to conduct effective meetings; problem solving and strategic thinking; civility and professionalism; pro bono service; application of leadership skills (including a group project); emersion into the BAMC’s processes and events; and, leadership self-assessment.  You or a prospective candidate may obtain a Leadership Development Academy Candidate Application by using the link or by visiting the BAMC Bar Center, 27 West Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20850-9327Candidate Applications must be submitted no later than May 30, 2014.  We look forward to receiving applications from interested candidates.


Casey W. Florance
Thomas M. DeGonia, II


Committee Meetings

October 1, 2014
October 22, 2014
November 19, 2014*
January 21, 2015
March 18, 2015
*Meeting location to be determined

Meetings will be held from 5:30PM - 8:00PM in the CLE Classroom of the Bar Association building, located at 27 West Jefferson St., in Rockville, MD, unless otherwise noted.