The New York State Conference of Bar Leaders

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    Serving local, diverse, special purpose, specialty and women's bar associations Serving local, diverse, special purpose, specialty and women's bar associations
  • About the NYSCBL

    About the New York State Conference of Bar Leaders

    The New York State Conference of Bar Leaders (NYSCBL) is first and foremost an organization for bar leaders dedicated to providing a forum for the exchange of information and ideas. 

    The Conference works to advance the objectives of the organized bar, encourages communication and collaboration among bar associations, promotes leadership development for present and future bar leaders, hosts workshops and programs that provide educational opportunities and foster networking. 

    About the Conference

    At a Glance

    New Officers 

    Past Chairs

    Please click here for the Conference of Bar Leader's Directory of Bar Associations in New York State 


    2014 Bar Leaders innovation aWARDs

    The New York State Conference of Bar Leaders is pleased to present the 2014 Bar Leaders Innovation Awards for city, county, ethnic, minority, special purpose, specialty and women’s bar associations in New York State.

    These awards recognize how bar associations adapt to the needs of their members and the community at large by introducing new programs, ideas and methodologies that benefit everyone involved. Every bar association is encouraged to participate. Every new idea put into effect, no matter how small it may seem, is welcome for consideration.

    The awards program also provides information to bar leaders concerning new activities and projects that promote the public good, public understanding of the law or the professional responsibilities of attorneys.

    The call for nominations form will be available in mid-September of 2014.

    The 2014 awards will be presented at the Annual Breakfast for Bar Leaders held at the Hilton New York on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30 a.m.

  • NYSCBL Fall Workshop

    Conference of Bar Leader's Fall Workshop

    Topic:  Connecting in the Capital
    Location: State Bar Center, One Elk Street Albany, New York 12207

    With the advent of the 2015 New York State Legislative session, come to the capital for expert advice on
    how to strategize your legislative agenda. Workshop and working dinner Thursday, with plans to tour
    various legislators’ offices at the Capitol on Friday.


  • Bar Leaders Innovation Award
    2013NYSCBLInnovationAwards.pdf