MSBA is now accepting applications for the 2023-24 Fellows Class!

The MSBA Leadership Academy is designed to provide the next generation of attorneys in the legal profession with the skills necessary to become leaders within their organizations and firms, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the legal profession. The Fellows follow a rigorous program throughout the 2023-24 Bar year, including team building activities, leadership development, and networking opportunities. Additionally, the Fellows complete a public service project with the goal of serving the needs of all Marylanders and the legal profession.

Below is the anticipated schedule of the events. Please note, due to uncertainty around COVID, events noted as “in-person” may need to transition to virtual. Dates are also subject to change.


Information Sessions

The Leadership Academy Committee is hosting two information sessions to provide more information about the program and the expectations of selected Fellows – Click below to register for these sessions:

Information Session 1, February 6, 2023, 6:00pm

Information Session 2, March 1, 2023, 6:00pm




Saturday, July 15, 2023


8am – 3pm (In-person)

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Opening Ceremony at Gertrudes

6 – 8pm (In-person)

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Personality Workshop

6 – 8pm (Virtual)

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Genesee Valley Team Building

8:30am – 4:30pm (In-person)

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Fundraising, Networking, and Grant Writing

6 – 8pm (virtual)

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Networking & Outreach Workshop

6 – 8pm (virtual)

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Fall Joint Meeting

6 – 8pm (Can be in-person or virtual)

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Branding, Marketing & Technology in the Law

6 – 8pm (virtual)

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Leaders in the Law

6 – 8pm (Virtual or in-person)

Date TBD

Board Governance

Hybrid session

April 2024 (TBD)

Dinner with the Chiefs



Saturday, May 4, 2024

Spring Joint Meeting

2 – 5pm (In-person)

June 5-7, 2024

MSBA Annual Meeting


Applications must be received by 11:59pm on Monday, April 3, 2023, for consideration.