The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Administrative Law Section and the Environmental & Land Use Law Section and the Government Lawyer Section present
State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice (SFGAP) Certification Review Course II - Federal

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live and Webcast Presentation: Friday, April 27, 2012
Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center
505 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, Fl 32301

Course No. 1380R

Those who have applied to take the certification exam may find this course a useful tool in preparing for the exam. It is developed and conducted without any involvement or endorsement by the BLSE and/or Certification committees. Those who have developed the program, however, have significant experience in their field and have tried to include topics the exam may cover. Candidates for certification who take this course should not assume that the course material will cover all topics on the examination.

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Late Registration

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Warren J. Pearson, Tallahassee

8:35 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Federal APA Adjudication (Formal and Informal)
Steve R. Johnson, FSU College of Law

9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Federal APA Rulemaking
Winston K. Borkowski, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.

10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Federal APA: Judicial Review of Agency Action (Scope and Availability of Judicial Review)
Daniel H. Thompson, Berger Singerman, LLP

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
11th Amendment Immunity
Barbara C. Wingo, University of Florida

2:20 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Civil Rights Action under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983
Stephanie A. Daniel, Office of the Attorney General

3:10 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

3:20 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FOIA, FACA, and Federal Government in the Sunshine
Kenneth B. Hayman, Department of Environmental Protection


Every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself. Effective July 1, 2010.

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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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[Revised: 06-01-2008]