ABA Bar Leadership Institute

The ABA's premier bar leadership program

"BLI transformed my idea of leadership"

Held each March in Chicago, the BLI prepares incoming leaders from national, state, local and special-focus bars across the county to be courageous and collaborative stewards of their organizations. BLI 2019 will be held March 13-15. The program will begin with optional pre-programming on Wednesday at 4pm. The program will conclude on Friday at 3:30pm.

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BLI Registration Update

We want you to be aware of some potential issues with our online registration system. Some online registrations have not gone through completely and some individuals who believe they are registered are, in fact, not registered. If you do not receive an emailed receipt confirming your registration (and you have checked your spam folder), you likely are not registered. To remove any doubts, please contact Katie Binhack at katie.binhack@americanbar.org and she will confirm your registration status. We recommend some potential solutions as we continue to work to solve these issues: You may fax a completed PDF registration form to the ABA Service Center at (312) 988-5850. You may call the Service Center at (800) 285-2221 to register over the phone. BLI Registrar Katie Binhack is available via email at katie.binhack@americanbar.org or telephone at (312) 988-5349 to walk you through registration.