Committee for Bar Leaders of New York State

Mission Statement

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

The Committee 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. 

View our online community! For committee members only. A username and password are required to login. A committee roster can be found here

Bar leaders best practices Webinar series - Membership

Attracting, Engaging and Retaining New and Young Attorneys and Leveraging Social Media to Raise Your Association's Profile.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the March 27 webinar. Click the link above to access a recording of the program.  

Bar Association Events Calendar

This is a listing of events being held by various bar associations all across the state. 

Congratulations to the 2018 Bar Leaders Innovation Award winners

At the New York State Bar Association's House of Delegates Meeting in New York on January 18, Committee Chair Marne Onderdonk and Awards Subcommittee Chair Kaylin Whittingham recognized the four bar associations that received the 2018 Bar Leaders Innovation Awards:
Small Bar
Rensselaer County Bar Association - Restoration of artwork and historic artifacts at the Rensselaer County Courthouse
Medium Bar
Onondaga County Bar Association - Creation of Veterans' Rights and Military Law Section
Large Bar
Suffolk County Bar Association - "Another Night" Video Project
Emerging Bar
Caribbean Attorneys Network Program - "What the Health: Mental Health Among Professionals of Color
Congratulations to the winning bars for their work.

New York State Committee for Bar Leaders of New York State Hyperlinks 

Bar Leader Update Form 

Bar Around the Corner Archives