|APPLY TODAY for the Judicial and Public Office Academy–Please Submit Applications by 8/22/19
The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys presents The 2019 Judicial and Public Office Academy
GABWA is pleased to announce the 2019 Judicial and Public Office Academy (JPOA). The broad goals for the JPOA are to support, educate, promote, and fuel the pipeline of well-prepared African American female attorneys who desire to obtain public office. In the JPOA, participants will gain an understanding of the pre-planning that should occur to position themselves as viable candidates in the future. JPOA is a 6-week training program with sessions covering Fundraising, Ethics Laws, Personal and Political Considerations, Campaigning and Election Laws, Branding and Styling for the Candidate, the Appointment Process for Judicial and Non-Judicial positions, etc. Our class participants are given exclusive access to Judges, State Legislatures, City Council Members, Board of Education members, County Commissioners, State Bar and Board of Governor Representatives, other elected officials, and seasoned Political Experts who will offer their expertise, advice and professional opinions on what it takes to position yourself as a viable candidate in the future. We offer dynamic classes that will ensure your preparedness to seek office. Classes include:
The academy is open to current GABWA members who have at least (3) years of law practice or equivalent career experience. Tuition for the JPOA is $100.00 for Atlanta students and $50.00 for students participating remotely from one of our five regional chapters.
The sessions will begin on Saturday, September 7, 2019 and conclude on October 12, 2019 with Graduation scheduled for October 23, 2019. All of the sessions will be held at Atlanta office of Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP located at 303 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 4000, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. Weekly Sessions are held from September 7, 2019 through October 12, 2019 on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00-12:00 p.m. Please see the attached application for more information regarding dates and times for each class. To apply, please complete the attached application and email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, August 22, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted. We look forward to you applying for the 2019 Judicial and Public Office Academy. If you have any questions, please contact the JPOA Chair at email@example.com.
In service for GABWA,
Tameka A. West Chair, Judicial and Public Office Academy (JPOA) 2019 Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys