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Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
A Prescription for a Successful Employment Discrimination Law Mediation
Learn from a distinguished panel of mediators and attorneys recognized experts in employment law and mediation about how to resolve an employment discrimination matter at mediation. The topics will include basic overview of mediation, the cost of a workplace conflict, the timing of mediation, how to select a mediator, how to prepare for mediation, ground rules, styles and terminology throughout mediation, benefits of going to mediation with/without an offer already on the table and practical tips for effectively mediating an employment matter, including against pro se parties and uncompromising legal counsel or parties.
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Advanced Mediation Practice: Casting Light on the Dark Art of Mediation
This seminar is a thought-provoking mixture of theory and suggested changes in practice-habits which surrounding mediation and, if embraced, will transform the way lawyers and clients prepare for mediation. We will focuses on the types of communication and information needed prior to mediation, identify common missteps that can derail mediation, and discusses the psychological impediments to resolution. In addition, this session will review special considerations in multi-party mediations, as well as the presentation of effective opening statements, and end game scenarios which can bring closure to the case.
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Confidentiality and Privilege in Mediation: Getting Back to the Basics Arbitration A to Z

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Engagement Letters for Civil Mediators
This one hour webinar is an intermediate level presentation designed to provide useful information on engagement letters for civil mediators.
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Mediation Conflicts of Interest: Ethical Traps for the Unwary

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Recent Developments in Arbitration - the Revised Florida Arbitration Code and Recent Supreme Court Decisions
In 2013, the Florida Legislature amended the Florida Arbitration Code when it enacted the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act approved by the National Commission on Uniform State Laws and the American Bar Association. Now called the Revised Florida Arbitration Code, Florida has substantially rewritten the statutes governing arbitration. During the amendment process, the United States Supreme Court has decided cases dealing with arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, which would preempt the Revised Florida Arbitration Code. This CLE addresses the substantive changes to Florida statutes dealing with arbitration and the decisional law recently handed down by the high court.
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The Oracle Speaks: Appellate Mediation Unveiled
Learn from a distinguished panel of appellate judges, mediators and recognized experts in appellate advocacy about significant ways to improve your appellate mediation experience. This seminar is designed to assist mediators and advocates in the context of mediation at the appellate court level by discussing advanced techniques utilized to resolve cases on appeal. Topics include the essentials of appellate mediation in specific FL DCA’s, the history of appellate mediation in Florida and its effect on today’s mediation programs at the appellate level; how to incorporate mandated mediation into your successful appellate strategy; effective levers to use as a mediator to gain momentum with prevailing parties; and the ethics of appellate mediation.
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Animal Law Section
Animal Law in Florida 2016

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Annual Convention
Florida Law Update 2017
This seminar will provide updates in criminal law; employment law; bankruptcy law; business law; family law; real property law and estate planning/elder law;
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Appellate Practice Section
2016 Practicing Before the Supreme Court
The lessons learned from attending this unique CLE program, sponsored by the Appellate Practice Section and the Government Lawyer Section, can be applied to any judicial process. It is a full-day event held at Florida’s Supreme Court building which provides the opportunity for you to interact with the Justices of the Florida Supreme Court. This seminar will begin with an observation of an oral argument, followed by a discussion of the arguing attorneys involved in the case. The Justices will join the seminar for a question and answer discussion concerning the practice before the Court. Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration and the seminar will include sessions on oral arguments, ethical responsibilities, jurisdictional briefs, merits briefs and amicus briefs. APPELLATE
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Advanced Appellate Practice & Certification Review

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Hot Topics in Appellate Law: Appellate Forces in the New Millennium

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Recent Developments in Arbitration - the Revised Florida Arbitration Code and Recent Supreme Court Decisions
In 2013, the Florida Legislature amended the Florida Arbitration Code when it enacted the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act approved by the National Commission on Uniform State Laws and the American Bar Association. Now called the Revised Florida Arbitration Code, Florida has substantially rewritten the statutes governing arbitration. During the amendment process, the United States Supreme Court has decided cases dealing with arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, which would preempt the Revised Florida Arbitration Code. This CLE addresses the substantive changes to Florida statutes dealing with arbitration and the decisional law recently handed down by the high court.
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The Hidden Essentials of Appellate Law

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Business Law Section
7th Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium

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8th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium

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Bankruptcy Law & Practice: View from the Bench 2016

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Deposition Boot Camp: Basics to Advanced

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Electronic Discovery Privacy and Security: Pre-Discovery Through Trial
This CLE will address the convergence of issues surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). The proliferation of existing and newly introduced devices and services that generate and store ESI (computers, laptops, cloud services, social media, the “Internet of Things”) present attorneys with new competency challenges in pre-litigation preservation as well as electronic discovery practice in both state and federal court. These new technologies also introduce enhanced ethical requirements on attorneys. The panels will discuss ethical and practical implications arising from emerging technologies, and provide: A discussion of the 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (together with a comparison with Florida’s RCP), an introduction to emerging technologies, including the Internet of Things and Social Media, a Mock ESI Authentication and Admissibility hearing before a federal and state court judge, and a judges roundtable case law discussion and wrap up.
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How to Prepare for the IP Board Certification Exam

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Recent Developments in Arbitration - the Revised Florida Arbitration Code and Recent Supreme Court Decisions
In 2013, the Florida Legislature amended the Florida Arbitration Code when it enacted the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act approved by the National Commission on Uniform State Laws and the American Bar Association. Now called the Revised Florida Arbitration Code, Florida has substantially rewritten the statutes governing arbitration. During the amendment process, the United States Supreme Court has decided cases dealing with arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, which would preempt the Revised Florida Arbitration Code. This CLE addresses the substantive changes to Florida statutes dealing with arbitration and the decisional law recently handed down by the high court.
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City County and Local Government Law Section
39TH ANNUAL PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT LABOR RELATIONS FORUM

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40th Annual Local Government Law in Florida

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42nd Annual Public Employment Labor Relations Forum
This seminar includes public relations commission; title VII and the Florida Civil Rights Act; collective bargaining update; employee vs independent contractor; police and firefighter investigations; FRS and pension update; ethics in union formation and collective bargaining; federal 11th circuit and Florida public sector update; arbitration and mediation and special magistrate overview and update.
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