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Three RumbergerKirk Attorneys Selected for Leadership Programs

Three RumbergerKirk Attorneys Selected for Leadership Programs

Associates Fred Clarke (Birmingham), Erin Weinstock (Miami) and Melanie Baker (Tampa) have all been selected for leadership programs sponsored by local bar associations. While each community’s leadership program is unique, they share the common goal of building and developing leadership skills while building stronger community connections.

Birmingham Bar Association’s Future Leaders Forum

Fred Clarke

Fred Clarke has been selected to the 2022 class of the Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum. The program prepares motivated attorneys who have been licensed to practice for 3-8 years to become leaders in the Birmingham community and the Bar. During the six sessions between July to December, the attorneys grow their personal connections while learning more about the community and the issues it’s facing.

Dade Legal Aid Leadership Academy

Erin Weinstock

Erin Weinstock has been selected for the Dade Legal Aid Leadership Academy Class VII. The program seeks attorneys who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to the community. Program fellows serve as Ambassadors, learn about issues impacting the indigent, strengthen leadership skills, and engage with the legal community and judiciary. Throughout the upcoming bar year, fellows will be presented with unique opportunities to develop connections and enhance their knowledge of Dade Legal Aid while creating lasting relationships and deepening their commitment to pro bono service.

Hillsborough County Bar Association Bar Leadership Institute

Melanie Baker

Melanie Baker has been selected to the Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA) Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2022-2023. The program identifies and develops young attorneys from diverse backgrounds who have potential to grow into future HCBA and community leaders.

The nine-month program begins in September and runs through May. It includes monthly learning modules and site visits along with the completion of a community service project that is chosen, managed and completed by the leadership class.