Call for nominations: CBA National Civil Litigation Section

APPLY ONLINE | APRIL 28 – MAY 31, 2023

The CBA National Civil Litigation Section is seeking nominations for a Vice-Chair, Secretary-Treasurer, Communications Officer and up to ten Members-at-Large, for the term September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024.


The Vice-Chair acts for the Chair in the absence or inability of the Chair to act, attends meetings and conference calls and assists the Chair and Executive Committee as needed.


The Secretary-Treasurer is responsible for preparing minutes of meetings and conference calls in a timely manner, and otherwise assists the Executive as needed.

Communications Officer

The Communications Officer is expected to attend meetings and conference calls and is responsible for keeping Section members informed of key Section activities, upcoming events, and opportunities to get involved in the work of the Section.

The Communications Officer sequentially occupies each office through to Past Chair, which involves a five-year commitment.


Member-at-Large positions are open to Section members who wish to actively participate in the work of the Section. Members-at-Large attend meetings and conference calls as they are able and provide input or take responsibility for various tasks as they arise. There are many opportunities to assist.

Young lawyers and students with a particular interest or relevant experience are encouraged to apply.

Roles and expectations for each position.


Nominations must be received by May 31, 2023. When filling positions, the Section takes various factors into account, including language, geographic representation and diversity. We consider members who are familiar with and active in Section activities, but also seek new participants.