The New York State Conference of Bar Leaders

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    • The New York State Bar Association's 138th Annual Meeting

      Join more than 5,000 members of the New York State Bar Association from around the state and beyond at the Annual Meeting, sharing insights and experiences. Take advantage of the excellent schedule of events presented by the Association’s sections and committees, network at the member receptions and make connections with the exciting array of exhibitors. Mark your calendars for Monday, January 26th through Friday, January 30th—the only place to be is at the New York State Bar Association’s 138th Annual Meeting in New York City.

      Click Here to Download/View 2015 NYSBA Annual Meeting Brochure

      Print/Download 2015 Annual Meeting Registration Form or

      Register Online Now!

      Make your hotel reservations here for the Annual Meeting or call 1-800-445-8667! The NYSBA Rate is $259 per night until December 24th.


  • 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

    2014 – 2015 Executive Council

    2014 – 2015 Events Calendar

    New Officers 

    Past Chairs

    Annual Meeting Events

    Executive Directors Retreat
    Thursday, January 29, 2015
    | 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
    Elizabeth Derrico, NYSBA’s Associate Executive Director for Strategic Membership Engagement, will run the retreat. Elizabeth has extensive knowledge on bar operations and management. Directors will have in-depth discussions on issues that affect their associations and develop potential solutions for use within their organizations. 

    Please note that the retreat, which includes a full lunch, is for executive directors only. Following the retreat, there will be a reception with light refreshments where bar association leaders and directors are invited to network and socialize.

    Bar Leaders Breakfast and Innovation Awards Ceremony
    Friday, January 30, 2015 | 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
    Start the day by breaking bread and enjoying a full hot breakfast with other bar leaders and executive directors, while recognizing the innovative accomplishments of bar associations from across the state. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from other bar associations what your bar can do as well.

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

    Bar Leader Update Form 







  • 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