Leadership Opportunities

LEADERSHIP IS AN ACTION, NOT A POSITION.

(so what are you waiting for?)

To help you get started,  we've put together this list of current Leadership Opportunities, including deadlines, short descriptions, and related links.

JNC Path to the Bench Panel

Join the Florida Bar Standing Committee on Diversity & Inclusion as they present the JNC Path to the Bench Panel, January 26, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. on Zoom! 


Learn more here.

Florida Bar Leadership Academy

The Florida Bar is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Wm. Reece Smith, Jr., Leadership Academy Class IX.  This is a multi-session training program designed to assist a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers in becoming better leaders within the legal profession while enhancing their leadership skills.  For more information, visit the Florida Bar's article on the Leadership Academy, here.


Apply here.

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

Legal Services seeks an attorney to work in its Consumer Rights Unit. This Unit provides the full range of legal services to assist homeowners at risk of mortgage foreclosure, and to defend mortgage foreclosure actions, including initiation of Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, loan modifications and rescission actions. The Unit also protects people from unfair financial practices by representing consumers in debt collection defense cases, defending against improper garnishment of wages or bank accounts and representing in cases involving used automobiles with a focus on financing, unfair and deceptive sales practices, warranty and odometer law violations.

They are seeking an attorney with a commitment to and passion for the rights of low-income clients.


Learn more here.

FIU Center for Leadership

The Center presents new virtual program offerings designed to give participants the tools needed to enhance leadership skills in an ever-changing world. The Center’s virtual programs are offered through a live online format. Live online programs take place in real-time with live instructions and continue to include all the hallmarks of the Center’s development programs – interactivity, research-backed insights, a focus on self-discovery, small and large group discussions, in-class practice, and opportunities to interact with our world-class instructors – all with the goal of helping you become more effective and grow in your leadership. Live online programs are intensive 2-5 day programs scheduled during regular work hours (ET), and live attendance is required for participants.


Learn more here.

Wynwood Business Improvement District

Wynwood Business Improvement District is looking for women to join their board of directors.  More information about this organization is available at: https://wynwoodmiami.com/learn/our-story/. For more information about joining the board of directors for this organization, contact Aleksander Sanchez at 786-615-8828.

Learn more here.
 

Miami-Dade FAWL

Miami-Dade FAWL encourages its members to get more involved in the organization.

 

The 22 Miami-Dade FAWL committees can be found here.

 

If you are interested in getting involved with one of these committees please reach out to our President, Ardith Bronson, here.



 

Do you know of an Opportunity not listed above? Submit Leadership Opportunities by email here.

(Of course, we reserve the right to review and post at our discretion.)

WE ARE INCLUSIVE

Lawyers and non-lawyers of all genders who support our mission are eligible for membership in MDFAWL. We are the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, not of Women Lawyers.

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