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State Bar Leadership Academy Applications Deadline July 31

   The Nebraska State Bar Association is accepting applications and nominations for its 14th annual Leadership Academy. 

   The program is designed to develop and nurture future leaders of the association and the profession, according to a release. 

   Class membership is limited to 25 people, who must participate in a mandatory day-and-a-half retreat, as well as monthly workshops and a public service project. 

   The academy is available to active Bar members who will be in their third to 15th year of practice. Tuition is $500 and covers the cost of all programs, meals, receptions, graduation dinner and printed materials. Many of the sessions receive CLE credit. Mileage and hotel reimbursement is provided for travel in excess of 150 miles for a program session, but otherwise travel and personal expenses are not provided. 

   Nominations may be made to encourage a Bar member to join the Leadership Academy. Those are due by Wednesday, July 31. 

   Application forms are due by Wednesday, Aug. 21. Notification to successful applicants will be made the following week, and tuition will be due by Sept. 9. 

   The mandatory retreat is Sept. 19-20 in Ashland. Academy members can meet leadership and alumni at the Nebraska State Bar Association Annual Meeting on Oct. 10 in La Vista. Workshops will be held Nov. 15, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 13 and April 3. 

   For more information, and for nomination and application forms, visit nebar.com/page/Leadership. 

– Scott Stewart

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