The Maryland State Bar Association Leadership Academy offers a 12 month program designed to assist lawyers become better leaders and offering opportunities for future leadership roles in the MSBA.

Each year, 15 Fellows are chosen from applications submitted to the MSBA. During their term, the Fellows will spend time attending MSBA events, developing and implementing a public service project, as well as attending a special program on public speaking, media relations, interviewing skills, conducting effective meeting, budgeting, and many other related areas. Fellows establish a relationship with past Bar Presidents and current bar leaders to learn more about the MSBA and to enhance leadership skills.

Team building is a significant part of the Academy, wherein the Fellows develop relationships that will last long after the Academy. The skills the Fellows learn will benefit the MSBA, the local or specialty bar associations and the public as a whole.

Applications Are Now Closed

Stayed tuned for 2020-21 applications!


Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Leader?

The MSBA Leadership Academy is a selective, 12-month program designed to train and equip the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Participants gain real-world, first-hand knowledge of the legal world and the impact it can have on the community by combining education, public service, and networking.



Committee Roster


For a full roster of committee members, visit the MSBA Member Directory.

Dana M. Middleton

Office of the Attorney General
200 Saint Paul St
Ste 1700
Baltimore, MD 21202-2029
(410) 576-7901

Jessica A. Quincosa

Community Legal Services
6301 Ivy Ln
Greenbelt, MD 20770-1402
(240) 391-6370