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									Access & Fairness
LEADERSHIP
ACADEMY




  PROGRAM
  DESCRIPTION
  AND
  APPLICATION
 Access &
  Fairness                                   SCHOLARS:
LEADERSHIP                                   Twelve Scholars, who are active or inactive members of The State Bar of California,
                                             will be selected on their leadership potential and vision to serve or further serve

 ACADEMY                                     local and/or underserved communities. Scholars will be required to attend all
                                             four of the workshops. In addition, each Scholar will complete a major project
                                             demonstrating a mastery of leadership skills and commitment to serving local
DESCRIPTION & GOALS:                         and/or underserved communities. Scholars will be reimbursed for all reasonable
                                             expenses to attend the four workshops within The State Bar of California
The State Bar of California’s Access &       guidelines for travel expenses.
Fairness Leadership Academy (AFLA) is
a pilot program to provide leadership
training to a group of selected attorneys
from diverse backgrounds1 who aspire
to become leaders and serve local
and/or underserved communities. AFLA            "The Leadership Academy has inspired
will address the need for a broad range           me to take a more active role in my
of leaders within the legal profession and        community, local bar and state bar.
the greater community ultimately                    I would highly recommend the
enhancing the public’s confidence in                     Leadership Academy
the profession.                                to anyone who desires to learn the skills
                                                 necessary to be an effective leader."
The Leadership Academy will provide                     Angela Houlemard,
training on the skills necessary to be                  Graduating Scholar                 Advisory Committee Members Anthony Capozzi and
effective leaders in the 21st Century.                                                     Andrew Guilford, with graduating scholars Angela
Participants will examine what is                                                          Houlemard and Ashleigh Aitken-Penn
expected of leaders and will receive
guidance and advice from current             SELECTION CRITERIA:
leaders on the appropriate activities in
                                             The Scholars will be:
which leaders should be engaged to be
effective in the profession and respected    • Current active or inactive members of the State Bar of California, in good standing;
in the community. The leadership             • Individuals who aspire to lead and/or have demonstrated leadership potential;
training will consist of four workshops      • Individuals who have a vision or goal to serve local and/or underserved
over the span of one year.                   communities;
                                             • Individuals willing to commit sufficient time to attend the four workshops and
BENEFITS:                                    complete the assignments given at each workshop (approximately 10 hours per
                                             assignment for a total of 40 hours).
The Leadership Academy is a unique
opportunity to develop and enhance
                                             Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
your leadership skills in a collaborative
                                             THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA
and supportive learning environment.
                                             Office of Legal Services, Access & Fairness Programs
Training sessions will be small and inter-
                                             180 Howard Street, 10th Floor San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
active allowing for experiential learning
and individualized attention. You will be    Fax: 415-538-2552 E-mail: frank.monti@calbar.ca.gov
encouraged to develop your own
personal leadership style, while learning
                                               "The Academy has helped me to see that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to leadership.
to be flexible and responsive to your
                                                     Effective leaders have a range of styles and strengths, as the members of the
audience.                                                           Advisory Committee have demonstrated to us."
By participating in the Leadership                                      Kristin Jackson, Graduating Scholar
Academy, you will be empowered to
achieve your goals and lead others.
You will also advance your career and, at
the same time, further the development        1 Diverse backgrounds consistent with criteria included in The State Bar of
of your community.
                                              California’s Board of Governors appointment policies, e.g. geographical
Three of the four workshops will              location, length of time in practice, practice setting, size of firm, gender,
coincide with major State Bar                 race, ethnicity, and other factors of minority status including religious creed,
conferences enabling you to participate       physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.
in the events and network with other
leaders.
                                                                                              WORKSHOP 1
                                                                                              BECOMING A LEADER
                                                                                              2006 State Bar Spring Summit – Diversity Summit
 A D V I S O RY C O M M I T T E E :                                                           June 2-3, 2006, San Francisco Bay Area
 The Leadership Academy Advisory Committee will oversee the                                   Introductions; Program description and objectives;
 program, review applications and recommend the selection of                                  Networking and Learning styles.
 the Scholars, participate as speakers and panelists, and serve
 as mentors to the Scholars. The Scholars also will be trained                                WORKSHOP 2
 by a core of experts from the legal profession and other sectors.
                                                                                              IDENTIFYING AND DEVELOPING
                                                                                              LEADERSHIP SKILLS
"I was so impressed with each of the academy scholars I met at the annual                     2006 State Bar Annual Meeting
      meeting. What a diverse, talented, and inspiring group of leaders.
   I was interested in hearing their experiences and felt like I was learning                 October 5-8, 2006 – Monterey
        from them! What a great opportunity for everyone involved."                           Leadership skills to explore: Strategic planning;
                   Kathi Pugh, Esq., Advisory Committee                                       Project management; Decision making; Organizational
                                                                                              structures; Ethics; Communication; Politics.




 Scholars Phong Sara Wong, Connie Merriett, State   Advisory Committee member and Immediate      Advisory Committee member Catherine Glaze, Scholars Arthur Bowie
 Bar President Jim Heiting, Advisory Committee      Past President John Van de Kamp              and Dustin Johnson
 member Scott Wylie


 A D V I S O RY C O M M I T T E E M E M B E R S :                                             WORKSHOP 3
 Anthony P. Capozzi, Esq., Past President, State Bar of California, Law                       CREATING YOUR LEADERSHIP STYLE &
 Offices of Anthony P. Capozzi                                                                TEAM BUILDING
 Judge John Davidson, San Diego Superior Court                                                2007 Training Lab
 Joanne Garvey, Esq., Heller Erhman White & McAuliffe, San Francisco                          February 3, 2007, in Southern California
 Former Vice President, Board of Governors
 Pauline Gee, Esq., Office of Attorney General, Sacramento                                    Recruiting members; Building networks; Organizing
 Member, Foundation of the State Bar of California                                            meetings; Conducting meetings; Delegating and
 Former Member, Board of Governors                                                            committee work; Developing and maximizing skills of
 Associate Dean Catherine Glaze, Associate Dean, Stanford Law School                          members; Mentoring; Generational issues; Creating
 Andrew Guilford, Esq., Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hamilton LLP, Costa Mesa,                 and communicating with your team.
 Past President, State Bar of California
 Judge James Herman, Santa Barbara Superior Court,
 Past President, State Bar of California,
                                                                                              WORKSHOP 4
 Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James, United States District Court,                            LEADING IN A DIVERSE ENVIRONMENT
 Northern District of California, San Francisco                                               2007 State Bar Spring Summit – Leadership Forum
 Judge Newton Lam, San Francisco Superior Court                                               June 1-2, 2007 (Tentative) – in Southern California
 Magistrate Judge Fernando Olguin, United States District Court,
 Central District of California, Los Angeles                                                  Developing skills to work with the community: Public
 Kathy Pugh, Esq., Pro Bono Services Manager, Morrison & Foerster, S.F.                       speaking; Making presentations; Teaching methods;
 Herbert Rosenthal, Esq., Member, Foundation of the State Bar of California                   Public advocacy; Community outreach; Public
 Former Executive Director, State Bar of California                                           relations and promotion; Developing alliances and
 Carlos Singh, Esq., U.S. Attorney’s Office, San Jose, Former President,                      coalitions; linking mainstream and local and/or
 Hispanic National Bar Association                                                            underserved communities.
 Steven Tidrick, Esq., Member, Foundation of the State Bar of California,
 Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Oakland
 Dr. Dorothy Tucker, Member, Foundation of the State Bar of California                        A P P L I C AT I O N S M U S T B E
 Member, Board of Governors                                                                   RECEIVED BY
 John K. Van de Kamp, Esq., Immediate Past President, State Bar of
 California, Dewey Ballantine LLP, Los Angeles
 Judge Erica Yew, Santa Clara County Superior Court,
 Former Member, Board of Governors
                                                                                              JAN. 15, 2006
                                                                                              Applicants must complete the enclosed Application Form
                                                                                              or go online to www.calbar.ca.gov to download the form.
                    THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA
                    Office of Legal Services, Access & Fairness Programs
                    180 Howard Street, 10th Floor San Francisco, CA 94105-1639




2005-2006
SCHOLARS:
Sandeep Baweja
Walia Law Offices, Los Angeles
Arthur L. Bowie
Office of the Sacramento County Public Defender, Sacramento
Regina Brown
Dept. of Fair Employment and Housing, Elk Grove
Pablo R. Escobar
Western Law Center for Disability Rights, Los Angeles
Dustin Johnson
Perry & Associates, Modesto
Dien Le
Sullivan Taketa LLP, Westlake Village
Mark A. Lemke
Dale, Braden & Hinchcliffe, Los Angeles
Michelle J. Lilienfeld
Neighborhood Legal Services of LA County, Pacoima
Patricia A. Massey
Project YEA! And Educational Rights Project, San Jose
Connie E. Merriett
Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP, San Francisco
Phong Sara Wong
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Heather S. Zakson
Law Offices of Bonnie Z. Yates, Culver City




 Access & Fairness
LEADERSHIP
A C A D E M Y
“In order to cultivate a set of leaders with legitimacy in the                                 "A leader in the 21st century should be a
      eyes of the citizenry, it is necessary that the path                            problem solver, a life-long learner, and an ethical example
   to leadership be visibly open to talented and qualified                            for others. To lead, one should have a penchant for action
          individuals of every race and ethnicity.”                                    as well as a commitment to reflection and reassessment
                                                                                                and be able to collaborate with others."
                                  Justice O’Connor in
                                    Grutter v. Bollinger                                             “Searching for the Uncommon
                                                                                                          Common Ground”
                                                                                                 Angela Blackwell, Stewart Kwoh
                                                                                                        and Manuel Pastor



                                                        FUNDING:
                                                        The Leadership Academy is partially funded by a grant from the Foundation of
                                                        the State Bar of California and from voluntary contributions to the State Bar.
                   Access & Fairness
                   LEADERSHIP A C A D E M Y
                   A P P L I C AT I O N
                    APPLICATIONS   MUST BE RECEIVED BY   JANUARY 15, 2006

 NAME
 ADDRESS


 TELEPHONE                                                FAX
 E-MAIL
 STATE BAR NUMBER


 1. If selected as a Scholar, I agree to complete the full (12) months of the Leadership
    Academy and to commit sufficient time to attend the four workshops and complete
    the assignments given at each workshop.

 2. I have completed this application for the Leadership Academy by including:
           My responses to the following four questions: (total of two pages or less)
              • Why do you aspire to become a leader?
              • Describe your potential to become a successful leader.
              • What skills do you hope to acquire during the Leadership Academy?
              • How would you apply the leadership skills that you anticipate learning to
                further your vision or goals to serve local and/or underserved communities?
           Two letters of recommendation attesting to my leadership potential.
           A list and brief description of project(s) that have been completed, that are
           currently in progress, and/or that I would like to initiate during the Leadership
           Academy, and which demonstrate leadership skills and/or service to local and/or
           underserved communities.
           My current resume, including employment history, awards and honors, and
           participation in organizations or events requiring my present leadership skills or
           talents.


SIGNATURE                                                 DATE

Please return this application along with the required documents via mail, fax, or e-mail to:
The State Bar of California
Office of Legal Services, Access & Fairness Programs
180 Howard Street, 10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
Fax: 415-538-2552
E-mail: frank.monti@calbar.ca.gov
Questions should be directed to Frank Monti (415) 538-2141
DRAFT                                                                               2/4/2008



   BUDGET FOR 2006-2007 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

                Note: 12 scholars - est. 6-9 travelling per workshop
   Revenue
   Sponsorship (projected)                                              $5,000.00
   State Bar Foundation grant                                           $5,000.00
   EOB funds                                                           $29,929.00
   Total Revenue                                                       $39,929.00

   Expenses
   Printing services                                                    $2,247.00
   Design outside services                                              $2,387.00
   Postage                                                                $500.00
   Supplies                                                               $487.00
   Telephone/conference calls                                             $500.00
   Delivery Costs                                                         $300.00
   Copying costs                                                          $628.00

   WORKSHOP 1 (Diversity - Los Angeles)
   Meeting meals
                                         Friday lunch                     $500.00
                                    Sunday breakfast                      $500.00
   Scholar travel - airfare+hotel ($660/person)         6               $3,960.00
   Scholar travel - mileage+hotel ($300/person)         3               $1,080.00
   Volunteer travel ($660/person)                       1                 $660.00
   Staff travel ($660/person)                           1                 $660.00

   WORKSHOP 2 (Annual Mtg - Monterey)
   Meeting meals
                                         Friday lunch                     $500.00
                                    Sunday breakfast                      $500.00
   Scholar travel - airfare+hotel ($780/person)          6              $4,680.00
   Scholar travel - mileage+hotel ($580/person)          6              $3,480.00
   Volunteer travel ($580/person)                        2              $1,160.00
   Staff travel ($580/person)                            1                $580.00
   Registration fee ($195/person)                       12              $2,340.00



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   WORKSHOP 3 (Whittier Law School)
   Meeting meals
                                            breakfast          $200.00
                                                lunch          $400.00
   Scholar travel - airfare ($400/person)               6    $2,400.00
   Scholar travel - mileage ($60/person)                3      $180.00
   Staff travel ($400/person)                           1      $400.00

   WORKSHOP 4 (Diversity - San Francisco)
   Meeting meals
                                         Friday lunch          $500.00
                                       Friday Dinner         $2,000.00
                                    Sunday breakfast           $500.00
   Scholar travel - airfare+hotel ($660/person)         6    $3,960.00
   Scholar travel - mileage+hotel ($360/person)         3    $1,080.00
   Volunteer travel ($660/person)                       1      $660.00

   Total Expenses                                           $39,929.00


   Scholar Travel Expenses                                  $20,820.00
   Committee Travel Expenses                                 $2,480.00
   Staff Travel Expenses                                     $1,640.00




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