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Jan 22nd, 2019

2019-2021 Business Law Section Fellowship Application Now Available

The Business Law Section of The Florida Bar is committed to recruiting diverse lawyers to join, participate, and ultimately serve in leadership positions in the Section.  As such, the Section has implemented a Fellowship Program to provide a two-year subsidy to eight qualified applicants who express an interest in becoming active in the substantive work and leadership of the Section. During their participation in the Fellowship Program, selected Fellows will receive leadership training and work closely with leading attorneys in the Business Law field.  Each Fellow will serve a two-year term, receive a subsidy of up to $2,500 annually (not to exceed actual out-of-pocket expenses) to help defray the expense of attending Section meetings. In addition, each Fellow will be assigned a social mentor, who is a member of the Executive Council, to assist the Fellow in maximizing his or her experience as a Fellow, as well as a substantive committee mentor to assist the Fellow’s active involvement in the committee that most closely fits the Fellow’s practice area with the goal of maximizing his or her professional development through the Fellowship Program. 

The Fellowship Program is open to all members of the Florida Bar in good standing who satisfy the following criteria: (i) are current members of the Business Law Section; (ii) have been practicing in the Florida Bar for fewer than 10 years or are younger than 36 years of age; and (iii) can demonstrate that a substantial portion of their practice is focused in the area of Business law. 

Applications must be RECEIVED by March 29, 2019. For more information please click here, or contact Ms. Mariane Dorris, Chair of the Inclusion, Mentoring & Fellowship Committee, at