Madison, WI – Former Governor Jim Doyle will give a keynote address on “Leadership, the Law and Public Service” to the next generation of leaders in the legal profession, as part of the 4th Annual Young Lawyers Leadership Conference in Madison on March 22.
The Young Lawyers Leadership Conference, hosted by the State Bar’s Young Lawyers Division, will focus on fostering the knowledge, skills and motivation new lawyers need to become active members in the State Bar, local bar associations, and other public service organizations.
Andrea Gage is public relations coordinator with the State Bar of Wisconsin. She can be reached at org agage wisbar wisbar agage org, or by phone at (608) 250-6025.
In conjunction with the conference, the State Bar is also hosting its first Leadership Development Summit. Twenty-six new lawyers, nominated by legal professionals from throughout the state, were asked to take part in the summit. Doyle, along with the other presenters, will encourage conference and summit participants to invest in their careers by taking on leadership roles and actively engaging in volunteerism.
Prior to serving as Wisconsin’s 44th governor, Doyle served as Wisconsin’s attorney general and as Dane County District Attorney. He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1972. Doyle is currently serving as a Resident Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics.