November 10, 2020
The Florida Bar will begin accepting applications for 2021-2022 Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy Class IX on December 1, 2020. In support of the Leadership Academy, the RPPTL Section will select up to two active, contributing members of a RPPTL Section Committee, to apply to the Leadership Academy as the Section’s scholarship nominee.
If a RPPTL Section nominee is chosen as an Academy Fellow, the RPPTL Section will reimburse the participant up to $3,500.00 for out of pocket travel and hotel expenses incurred in attending the Leadership Academy. To receive the scholarship, the nominee(s) if chosen by The Florida Bar for the Leadership Academy must agree to remain actively involved in the RPPTL Section after the conclusion of the Leadership Academy.
A full explanation of The Florida Bar Leadership Academy is available on the Florida Bar’s website at The Leadership Academy Class IX application form will be available December 1, 2020 on The Florida Bar’s website. 
For questions regarding the Leadership Academy application or the RPPTL Section scholarships for the Leadership Academy, contact Kristopher E. Fernandez, (813) 832-6340,; Allison Archbold, (941) 960-8825,; or Bridget Friedman, (407) 830-6331,
To be considered for one of the RPPTL Section scholarships, you must submit your application to Kristopher E. Fernandez or to Allison Archbold by 5:30 p.m. on December 18, 2020.
Bill Hennessey

The Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300