Faculty Resources

Faculty - The ABA Bench & Bar Academy

Thank you for participating as a faculty member at the upcoming ABA Bench & Bar Academy. We thank you for taking the time and effort to make this program a success.

We've created this web page to provide you with important information and resources about the program and your participation in it.

Please note the deadline for speaker releases, faculty biographies, and written materials is March 5, 2020.

Program faculty do not need to register for the program, but here is a link to program description and registration information.

What We Need From You

Complete these 3 steps for a successful program:

  1. Click here to electronically sign your speaker release. All faculty members must submit a completed release in order to speak at the program.

  2. Click here to complete the planning form or let us know your plans by sending us a note via email to aba-cle-materials@americanbar.org.

  3. Submit your written materials and biography to aba-cle-materials@americanbar.org.  Please refer to the written materials and biography guidelines when preparing your submission.

Contact Us

Questions regarding course materials submissions:

General questions regarding program preparation: 
Dr. Martha-Marie Kleinhans

Questions about faculty travel and faculty events:
Donna Prather Williams


Program Location:

American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Hotel Information

Hotel accommodations at a specific hotel have not been selected by the ABA.  Feel free to visit www.americanbar.org/preferred to search the directory.

Reimbursement Policy

Click here to download a copy of the Speaker Reimbursement policy for this program.


Travel Arrangements

We recognize that your schedule is very busy; therefore, we leave the travel arrangements to you.

Air Travel

Car Rentals