• Saturday, July 2, 2022


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Ad Hoc Leadership Academy

The RPPTL Section offers a Leadership Academy scholarship each year to up to two active members of the Section who agree to remain actively involved in the Section after the conclusion of the Leadership Academy.  The Section will reimburse members who are offered the scholarship and selected by the Bar to the Leadership Academy up to $3,500 for travel and hotel expenses incurred attending the Leadership Academy.  The scholarship application is due December 18, 2020.  Log in and click on the Applications tab for the application forms.  If you have any questions about the scholarship or the application, contact Allison Archbold at JAA@Archbold.law or Kristopher Fernandez at KFernandez@KFernandezLaw.com.    

Mission and Goals of the Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy

The mission of the Academy is to enhance the skills of a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers selected from across the state that will enable them to become effective leaders throughout the Bar, our profession and the greater community.

The goals of the Academy include:

  • To enhance leadership skills of a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers;
  • To identify, nurture and inspire effective leadership within the Bar and the legal community;
  • To enhance the diversity of leaders within the Bar;
  • To raise the level of awareness and engagement among lawyers regarding issues facing the legal profession through the study of ethical, professional and public service issues.
For more information about the Academy, go to http://floridabar.org/leadershipacademy.