Tampa’s Scott P. Pence and West Palm Beach’s William P. Sklar of Carlton Fields each received awards from The Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section at its annual convention in Bonita Springs.
Pence received the section’s Rising Star Award, given to a section member who has demonstrated the potential for future section leadership through active participation in the section’s committees and projects. He is the chair of the RPPTL Section’s Construction Law and Insurance and Surety committees.
Sklar received the John Arthur Jones Annual Service Award, given to a section member who has rendered significant service to the section. Sklar lobbied on numerous proposed bills on behalf of the section during the recently concluded annual legislative session.