About Us

The purpose of this Section to promote scholarship, teaching, and related activities that will help prepare lawyers and law students to serve in leadership roles. The Section also will make recommendations to the Association on matters of interest with respect to the research and teaching concerning leadership development in the legal profession. The Section will work to develop a community of faculty, practitioners and students to exchange ideas and develop courses and programs to promote leadership development for the legal profession.

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Section Officers

Chair Deborah Rhode
Director, Center on the Legal Profession, E.W. McFarland Professor of Law, Director, Program on Social Entrepreneurship
Stanford University
Phone: (650) 723-0319; Email Rhode@Stanford.edu

Chair Elect Leah Witcher Jackson Teague, Associate Dean and Professor of Law
Baylor Law
Phone: (254) 710-1911; E-mail: leah_teague@baylor.edu

Executive Council

Douglas A. Blaze
E. E. Overton and Art Stolnitz Professor and Dean Emeritus, Director, Institute for Professional Leadership
University of Tennessee
Phone: (865) 974-6820; Email: blaze@utk.edu

David H. Gibbs
Director of Corporate Programs and Corporate Counsel Externships
Roger Williams University Law School
Phone: (401) 254-4563 Email: dgibbs@rwu.edu

Rachel F. Moran
Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law and Dean Emerita
UCLA School of Law
Phone (310) 267-4427 E-mail: moran@law.ucla.edu