Search for Next Managing Director of Legal Education and Accreditation
The Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar is seeking a highly respected leader from the legal academy, the practicing bar, or the judiciary to assume the role of Managing Director of Legal Education and Accreditation.
The Council and the American Bar Association seek a diverse field of candidates, who embrace the Council’s responsibility to ensure the quality of legal education in the United States and the Section’s mission to provide leadership on issues related to legal education and bar admission. The Managing Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Section office and is assisted by a staff of 20 professionals. Based in Chicago and reporting to the Council and the ABA Deputy Executive Director, the Managing Director is also responsible for promoting useful and cooperative relations with constituent organizations in support of the Council’s accreditation and leadership functions. The next Managing Director will assume her/his duties in the summer of 2020 upon the retirement of Barry Currier, who has served in this role since 2013.
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