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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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Arbitration, Effective Joint Opening Sessions, and Ethical Issues for Mediators & Attorneys
Arbitration, Mediation and Updates
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Confidentiality and Privilege in Mediation: Getting Back to the Basics Arbitration A to Z

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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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Annual Convention
Animal Law in Florida
The Animal Law Committee presents "Animal Law in Florida".
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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 responsibilites, jurisdictional briefs, merits briefs and amicus briefs. APPELLATE
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Advanced Appellate Practice & Certification Review

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Differences Among the DCAs

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Practicing Before the First District Court of Appeal

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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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Business Law Section
7th Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium

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Bankruptcy Court Evidence Boot Camp: Basics to Advanced

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Bankruptcy Law & Practice: View from the Bench 2015

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Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence: Pre-Discovery Through Trial

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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
38th Annual Local Government Law in Florida
This seminar will cover topics such as, domestic partnerships and human rights model ordinances; evidence: a refresher course; forfeitures; transitioning to a stand-alone self-insurance program; 1st amendment public demonstrations; public records and HIPPA; eminent domain; shade meetings in Florida; ethical considerations representing local governments and local government officials; the Bradenton Times, Inc. v. Manatee County, case no: 2013-CA-2597; Affd., 137 So. 3d 598 (2nd DCA 2014); quirk in Florida state code enforcement statue presents potential issues for investors buying distressed properties and legislative update.
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39TH ANNUAL PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT LABOR RELATIONS FORUM

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41st Annual Public Employment Labor Relations Forum
Whether you are a first-time attendee or have been attending for decades, there is something for everybody at PELRF.  Hear the latest on PERC, veterans' preference laws, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Florida Retirement System, and federal and state case law.  Also learn the ins and outs of financial evidence presentation, internal investigations, privacy rights, severance agreements, and ethics considerations in representing local governments in ADR.
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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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City County and Local Government Law Certification Review Course 2015
This seminar will cover subjects such as public finance; conflicts of interest/financial disclosure; ethics; public sector employment liability; eminent domain; sunshine law and public records law; home rule and allocation of taxing powers; procurements; land use/zoning and practice & procedures before local government legislative and quasi-judicial bodies.
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City County and Local Government Law Certification Review Course 2016
Seminar to cover public finance; conflicts of interest and financial disclosure; ethics; eminent domain; sunshine law and public records; procurements; sovereign immunity; home rule and allocation of taxing powers; land use/zoning and practice & procedures before local government legislative and quasi-judical bodies.
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Land Use 2016
Land Use 2016 includes subjects such as code enforcement amnesty programs; sector planning; sustainable land use; affordable housing:a crash course; the intersection of comprehensive plans and land development regulations; marijuana and other health-related zoning; the intersection of comprehensive plans and land development regulations; affordable housing and
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Public Finance in Florida 2015
This seminar will include topics such as, public private partnerships under new legislation; new municipal advisor rule-what's in it for local governments? post-issuance compliance: tax and disclosure; SEC enforcement initiatives; Florida ethics update; EB-5 visa programs as an economic development tool; fire services assessment programs and other developments in alternative revenue sources and the great PACE debate.
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