The Ohio Women's Bar Association President, Valoria C. Hoover, met with The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law Dean Alan Michaels. They discussed the need for leadership programs in the legal field. The Moritz College of Law established the Program on Law and Leadership in the fall of 2007. It is the umbrella for all activities related to leadership at the Moritz College of Law.
Dean Michaels encouraged members of the OWBA to be mentors in the program, http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/pll/index.php
The recently formed Ohio Women's Bar Foundation is currently working on its own leadership academy. Its goal is to have the first inaugural class announced in the Spring on 2011.