McGlinchey News Release
Kimberly Held Israel Invited to Become a Master of the Bench in Chester Bedell American Inn of Court
Kimberly “Kim” Held Israel, Of Counsel in the firm’s Jacksonville office, has been invited to become a Master of the Bench in the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court.
The invitation to become a Master of the Bench in the organization is a distinction shared by few attorneys with more than 15 years of experience. This membership category includes judges, experienced lawyers, and law professors.
The Chester Bedell American Inn of Court was the first American Inn of Court established in Florida and the fourteenth in the nation. Modeled after the English Inns of Court, the American Inns of Court encourage collegiality among law students, lawyers, and judges, and promote professionalism, ethical conduct, and competent advocacy. There are now more than 350 Inns in the United States, and every state has at least one Inn. For the past four years, the Chester Bedell Inn of Court achieved platinum status, the highest level of recognition by the American Inns of Court Foundation.