State Bar of Arizona
2022 Bar Leadership Institute Application

The submission deadline is June 30, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. Applicants will receive an electronic confirmation at the email address provided in their application.

Applicants will be notified of their selection status by August 05, 2022.

Active participation and attendance is vital to the success of the program. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Exceptions to this policy must be approved on a case by case basis by the Bar Leadership Committee. Please discuss your application with your employer as participation in the program will require you to be absent from work on session days.

Thank you.

Please fill out this application form completely. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Résumé must be uploaded in PDF or Word format.

Bar Number
Full Name
Date of Admission
Employer/Firm Name
Mailing Address
Zip Code
(555) 555-5555
Primary area of practice

Your response to each of these questions cannot exceed 2,000 characters each.

1. Please list leadership roles you hold or have held in the legal and general community.
2. Why would you like to participate in the program?
3. What skills or attributes do you possess that would be beneficial to the program?
4. Please list any additional information (activities, membership, honors, awards, training) you would like the selection committee to consider when evaluating your application.

Upload resume
(PDF or Word only)


Your answers to this portion of the application will assist the Selection Committee in their effort to achieve diversity among participants. Completion of this portion of the application is optional.


Please check all that apply

Other Aspects
of Diversity

Please check all that apply

Other Diversity


Please list three persons with knowledge of your attributes as a leader. Please have one of these individuals write a letter of recommendation that speaks to your leadership skills, ability and potential. Recommendation letters must be submitted via E-Mail to or sent through mail to the address below by July 15, 2022. Letters should be submitted separately from the application. Applicants will receive an electronic confirmation at the email address provided in their application once the letter of recommendation is received. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their application is complete.

Name Phone Email

Acknowledgement of Program Requirements

By submitting this application I acknowledge and agree that full participation in all scheduled events is expected if I am accepted in the program. I understand that failure to participate fully in the program may result in dismissal from the program. I am also aware that upon completion of the program I am committing to one year of participation in the State Bar in some capacity, such as committee, section or by special appointment and/or participation in a specialty bar association or community organization.


Should you have any questions regarding your application or this process, please contact:

Elena Nethers
Diversity and Outreach Advisor
State Bar of Arizona
4201 N. 24th St., Ste. 100
Phoenix, AZ 85016-6266

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