The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
33rd Annual RPPTL Legislative & Case Law Update

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live and Webcast Presentation: Friday, July 26, 2013
The Breakers Resort • One South County Road • Palm Beach, FL 33480 • 1-888-273-2537

Course No. 1611R

This seminar is an review and update of the recent legislative session and important real property, probate and trust case law. Topics include: the power of attorney act redu, limitations on design professional liability and abolition of the economic loss rule, the revamp of Florida mortgage foreclosure laws and amendments to chapter 95 and 702 of Florida Statutes, land trust amendments, probate administration, residential landlord/tenant act, community associations, development permitting, jurisdiction over nonresidents in trust litigation, ethics and arbitration.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.


8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:05 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Legislative Potpourri
Peter M. Dunbar, Tallahassee

8:25 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
The Florida Power of Attorney Act Redux – Practitioner Improvements
Tami F. Conetta, Sarasota

8:45 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Limitations on Design Professional Liability and the Abolition of the Economic Loss Rule
Lee A. Weintraub, Fort Lauderdale

8:55 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Revamping Florida’s mortgage foreclosure laws Amendments to Chapters 95 and 702 of the Florida Statutes
Representative Kathleen Passidomo, Naples

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Land Trust Amendments
Burt Bruton, Miami

9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Practical Pointers for Probate Administration
Tae Kelly Bronner, Tampa

9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

10:10 a.m.– 10:25 a.m.
Residential Landlord/Tenant Act: An Omnibus of Recent Changes Affecting Leases and Procedure
Neil Shoter, West Palm Beach

10:25 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
What’s Left of Development Permitting? – 2013 Legislative Update
Vinette D. Godelia, Tallahassee

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Trust Legislation – What’s New For Trustees, Beneficiaries and Charities
Shane Kelley, Fort Lauderdale

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Community Associations From the Good Guys’ Perspective: The Developer’s Viewpoint
Robert S. “Rob” Freedman, Tampa

11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Jurisdiction Over Nonresidents in Trust Litigation
Barry F. Spivey, Sarasota

11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Florida Revised LLC Act of 2013 – Selected Highlights
Louis T.M. “Lou” Conti, Tampa

12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.
A Split at the DOMA Supreme Court Doubleheader: Same-Sex Planning in a Post-Windsor and Perry World
George D. Karibjanian, Boca Raton

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration)

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
2013: Legislating the Fun Out of Dysfunctional
Robert S. “Bob” Swaine, Sebring

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Legislative Developments Impacting Litigation and Arbitration
Thomas M. “Tom” Karr, Miami

1:45 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Community Associations from the Good Guys’ Perspective: The Association’s Viewpoint
Steven H. “Steve” Mezer, Tampa

2:05 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ethics – Stay Up to Date, So You Don’t Stay Up Late
R. James “Jim” Robbins, Tampa

2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Thanks, But No Thanks: The Ethics of Client Gifts
William T. “Bill” Hennessey, West Palm Beach

2:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

3:10 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Real Property Judicial Review: A Swift Survey for the Dirt Lawyer
Michael J. Gelfand, West Palm Beach

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Probate and Trust Case Law Update & News from Planet Zarcon
David C. Brennan, Orlando

PRINT the attached brochure to register for the LIVE program on July 26


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