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The Thomas E. Penick Jr. American Inn of Court

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 The Penick Inn of Court is the nation's first elder law Inn of Court and the only three circuit Inn. This year, the Inn expanded to include Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law (RPPTL) members. The Penick Inn is part of the American Inns of Court which is an association of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals from all levels and backgrounds who share a passion for professional excellence. 

Members build and strengthen professional relationships; discuss fundamental concerns about professionalism and pressing legal issues of the day and strive to advance the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and civility. The Penick Inn of Court focuses on issues that pertain to and affect the senior and elderly populations.

2019-2020 Meeting Calendar


September 24th at 5:30pm - Joint Meeting at Stetson Law Gulfport Campus                      

October 15th at 5:30pm - 6th, 12th, and 13th Circuit Meetings

November 19th at 5:30pm - 6th, 12th, and 13th Circuit Meetings


January 21st at 5:30pm - 6th, 12th, and 13th Circuit Meetings

February 18th at 5:30pm - 6th and 12th Circuit Meetings

Februrary 19th at 5:30pm - 13th Circuit Meeting

April 21st at 5:30pm - Joint Meeting at Community Foundation of Sarasota County

May 2020 - Justice Games, Tampa - Date and Location TBD


6th Circuit meetings and 9/24/19 joint meeting held at:

Stetson University College of Law, Mann Lounge, 1401 61st St. S., Gulfport, FL 33707

13th Circuit meetings held at:

        Bernini of Ybor, 1702 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602 

12th Circuit meetings and 4/21/20 joint meeting held at:

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, 2635 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34237

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General Membership Application

Student Membership Application

For Membership Information please contact our Membership Chair, Chelsea Ejankowski

2019-2020 Program Materials and CLE CERTIFICATES will be made available throughout the year.


Thomas E. Penick, Jr. American Inn of Court Handbook

Thomas E. Penick, Jr. American Inn of Court Bylaws 

Thomas E. Penick, Jr. American Inn of Court Diversity Policy


The Thomas E. Penick, Jr. American Inn of Court at Stetson Law held the inaugural meeting of the Masters on May 7th, 2014.  The Inn is named to honor retired Judge Thomas E. Penick, Jr. whose contributions to probate and guardianship are legendary.