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Tampa American Inns of Court information & Membership application deadline: May 28, 2019 T he A mericAn i nns of c ourT T AmpA c hApTers inviTe you To Apply for membership . The American Inns of Court is a national organization designed to improve the skills, professionalism, and ethics of the bench and bar. Tampa’s civil litigation Inns are The J. Clifford Cheatwood Inn, The Ferguson-White Inn, The Tampa Bay Inn, and The Wm. Reece Smith Litigation Inn. Each Inn limits membership to approximately 80 members who are assigned to pupillage groups of eight or nine members. Pupillage groups include at least one judge as well as attorneys of varying experience and areas of practice. The Inns usually meet monthly from September through May for dinner programs, except for The Wm. Reece Smith Litigation Inn which meets monthly for a weekday luncheon. Inn members usually earn one hour of CLE credit for each program attended. Each year, the Inns invite new members to join for varying membership terms. Members are selected based upon their length and area of practice. Discounted memberships are available for full-time law students who wish to apply. If you are interested, please apply promptly! (Please note: Current Inn members who wish to renew membership in their present Inn need not apply.) Name:______________________________________________________________________________ Firm:__________________________________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________ Email address: ________________________________________________________________________ Years in practice and specialty? ______________________________________________________ Prior experience with any Inn of Court? ________________________________________________ Have you previously applied? ____________________ When? ____________________________ Have you been referred to an Inn? If so, by whom?________________________________________ List any weekday evening you cannot attend meetings: __________________________________ Do you have a preference for a particular Inn?__________________________________________ Please attach a current resume limited to one page in length. Forward application package to: Hillsborough County Bar association, attn: John kynes, Chester H. Ferguson law Center 1610 n. Tampa st., Tampa Fl 33602. Fax (813) 221-7778. MAR - APR 2019 | HCBA LAWYER 19