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Criminal Law Section
Advanced Federal Practice - 2016
This course covers topics of Federal Criminal Practice such as the latest cases on substantive federal criminal law and procedure from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and Constitutional issues from the United States Supreme Court. The course will also cover topics such as trial strategies, developments in the federal sentencing guidelines, effective advocacy at sentencing and related ethical issues facing the federal criminal defense attorney, and the issue of restitution imposed at sentencing. The program is specially designed for the attorney practicing in federal criminal court and is taught by a federal district judge and some of the leading defense lawyers in the field.
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Criminal Law Update 2015
This course covers topics important to the criminal practitioner. The topics include the latest criminal cases in Florida, important constitutional decisions from the Supreme Court, trial tactics and strategies, successful sentencing advocacy, unique sex offense issues, and ethical issues facing the state criminal practitioner, defense lawyer or prosecutor. The program is specially designed for the attorney practicing in state criminal court and is taught by some of the leading defense lawyers in the field as well as a prominent Circuit Court Judge. The program also offers Rule 3.113 (Brady and Giglio) compliance.
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Criminal Law Update 2016
This course covers topics important to the criminal practitioner. The topics include the latest criminal cases in Florida, important constitutional decisions from the Supreme Court, competency, insanity, and mental health issues, collateral consequences of criminal convictions for professional license holders, ethical issues facing the state criminal practitioner, defense lawyer or prosecutor, ethical challenges of joint representation, and landmines in jury instructions. The program is designed primarily for the attorney practicing in state criminal court and is taught by some of the leading criminal law practitioners in the field as well as an appellate judge from the Second DCA and a Circuit Court Judge.
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Hot Topics in Evidence 2016
This one day seminar has been designed to appeal to civil, criminal, and appellate practitioners. Those in attendance will benefit from a thorough discussion of the latest developments in Florida evidence law, and an exploration of difficult, recurring evidentiary issues.
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Masters of DUI - 2016
This year the Masters of DUI will include speakers from around the country. One of our guest speakers is James Nesci from Arizona. His talk on breath testing will the best presentation on the subject you will see at any Florida DUI CLE seminar. We have also included, Matthew Malhoit from Georgia. Mr. Malhoit was a Department Inspector for the FDLE for nearly ten years. He will provide unique insider perspectives into the workings of the Alcohol Testing Program. Experts will discuss marijuana testing and synthetic drugs in addition to a case law update, motion practice and trial management presentations. Those looking to collect ethics credits can do so through the ethics panel discussion. In all, this year’s edition will be informative, useful and well worth your time and energy. See you there!
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The 50 Years of Miranda
Please come to see and hear Robert A. Jensen, Esq., THE attorney who drafted the writ of certiorari for Ernesto Miranda in what became the landmark Miranda v. Arizona decision. Mr. Jensen will provide us with a rare glimpse into how his firm was selected, what his firm thought of the selection, and the background involving the writ, including its drafting and presentation to the Supreme Court of the United States. Some of these stories have never been heard before and should educate all lawyers on how the Supreme Court process works in surprising ways. In addition, we will have insight from the attorney who argued before the U.S. Supreme Court the case of Florida vs Powell, sometimes referred to as the second Miranda, Joseph W. Jacquot, Esq.
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Elder Law Section
Elder Law Annual Update and Hot Topics
The Elder Law Annual Update and Review Course will cover hot topics within each topic of interest to an advanced Elder Law practitioner. Recent case law and statutory changes will be discussed, as will strategies for dealing with these changes successfully. Attendees will leave with a higher level of expertise and an enhanced ability to meet clients’ needs. For attorneys preparing to take the Elder Law Board Certification exam, the course includes special components designed to provide invaluable tips and assistance in preparing for the exam.
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Elder Law Annual Update and Hot Topics

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Essentials of Elder Law
The Elder Law Annual Update and Review Course will cover hot topics within each topic of interest to an advanced Elder Law practitioner. Recent case law and statutory changes will be discussed, as will strategies for dealing with these changes successfully. Attendees will leave with a higher level of expertise and an enhanced ability to meet clients’ needs. For attorneys preparing to take the Elder Law Board Certification exam, the course includes special components designed to provide invaluable tips and assistance in preparing for the exam.
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Essentials of Elder Law

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Social Security Breakout
This course provides information on the latest developments, and practical training for attorneys who represent claimants seeking Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. This training provides an important overview of Social Security Law and an update on the latest developments in this field of law. In addition, it offers practical training from experienced practitioners on the best methods of presenting cases at the administrative hearing in general, and specifically how to handle a fibromyalgia case.
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Social Security Disability - How to Identify A Good Case; Make It the Best Case It Can Be; And Get Paid
A Panel of three attorneys with combined experience of more than 100 years will discuss questions that must be asked prior to accepting a case to make sure you can win the case for the client, and get paid a reasonable fee. There are only eight attorneys in Florida who are board certified in social security disability advocacy. A panel of three of those attorneys along with a vocational expert will discuss how to make your good case better prior to the administrative hearing.
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Special Needs Trusts in Florida
This is a full day, Florida-specific Special Needs Trusts program. This practical, focused CLE is a must for anyone doing SNT’s in Florida. The program will discuss drafting tips, pitfalls, uses of SNT’s and when they aren’t necessary. We will also discuss the Florida ABLE accounts that should become available in June of this year.
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Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section
Best Practices for Avoiding On-Set Shenanigans in Film and Television
The tragic death of a camera operator on the set of the film ‘Midnight Rider’ has shined a spotlight once again on the need for on-set safety for the cast and crew of film and television projects. This program will address contractual, as well as practical, means of preventing on-set shenanigans for film and television clients.
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Don't Get Cut by the Cutting Edge: Navigating Legal Ethics in Entertainment and
Join EASL for 2.0 hours of ethics credit in entertainment and sports law at The Florida Bar Winter Meeting
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Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section ANNUAL RETREAT 2016

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Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section Fall 2016 Audio Webcast Series (2256R)
Join the EASL section for its Fall 2016 audio webcast series, which has been awarded 2.0 hours of ethics credit and 2 hours of technology credit. Topics include data breach litigation and educating your client on the legal and ethical pitfalls of social media. Click this link for the live programs or order the complete audio CD.
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ENTERTAINMENT ARTS & SPORTS LAW SECTION SPRING 2016 AUDIO WEBCAST SERIES (2152C)
Earn CLE credit while sitting at your desk. You may pay a reduced price for the AUDIO CD of the 2015 - 2016 Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section Audio Webcast Series, which will cover Hot Topics for the EASL Lawyer:  Litigating a "Revenge Post" Case Immigration Issues and the International Client.
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Ps and Qs of Marketing an Entertainment and IP Law Practice Online
Marketing a law practice online is a great opportunity to reach out to new clients, but also comes with its own set of rules, especially for an entertainment and intellectual property law practice. This panel will examine advertising rules and ethical requirements of marketing a practice on social networks, and provide attendees with best practices for complying with them while effectively using them for your practice.
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The Care and Feeding of Disparaging and Scandalous Trademarks
From the Washington Redskins to the Slants, recent years have brought some interesting instances of scandalous and disparaging trademarks. While some are able to be registered with the USPTO, others are not. This panel will address strategies for registering scandalous and disparaging marks, as well as provide an update on recent cases involving such marks.
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Environmental & Land Use Law Section
Hot Topics in Environmental Practice
I. Natural Gas Pipelines in Florida (taken from 1616R) 47 minute presentation Timothy Riley, Hopping Green & Sam Al Taylor, Williams Gas Pipeline/Gulfstream Natural Gas at Williams Company II. Air Update: New NAAQS, Boiler MACT, and More (taken from 1616R) 42 minute presentation Robert C. McCann, Jr., Golder Associates, Inc. David S. Dee, Gardner, Bist, Wiener, Wadsworth, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia & Wright, P.A. III. Swamps & Sinkholes - an ETHICS Update for Land Use and Environmental Lawyers (taken from 1427R) 34 minute presentation Kenneth A. Tinkler, Carlton Fields Total program / presentation time: 123 minutes
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Large Scale Restoration: Opportunities in Florida
I. Large-Scale Restoration I: The Gulf of Mexico (taken from 1616R) 39 minute presentation John Henry Hankinson, Jr., Former Executive Director, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Janet E. Bowman, The Nature Conservancy II. Large-Scale Restoration II: The Everglades (taken from 1616R) 54 minute presentation Gregory M. Munson, Department of Environmental Protection Shannon A. Estenoz, U.S. Department of the Interior Eric Draper, Audubon Florida Total program / presentation time: 93 minutes
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2013 ELULS Annual Update
This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law.
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2014 ELULS Annual Update
This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law.
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2016 Advanced Topics in Administrative, Environmental and Government Law
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Introduction Jowanna N. Oates, Chief Attorney, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee Ralph Demeo, Shareholder, Hopping Green & Sams Russell Kent, Special Counsel for Litigation, Attorney General’s Office 8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. State and Federal Constitutional Claims Sidney Ansbacher Partner, Upchurch Bailey and Upchurch 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Bid Protests Brian A. Newman Shareholder, Pennigton, P.A. 10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Break 10:35 a.m. -11:25 a.m. Hot topics in State APA/Rulemaking Kenneth J. Plante Executive Director, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee Jowanna N. Oates Chief Attorney, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee 11:25 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Federal Administrative Rulemaking Mark Seidenfeld Patricia A, Dore Professor, Florida State University Law School 12:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Appellate Review Hon. Kent Wetherell Judge, First District Court of Appeal 2:15 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. §1983 Ralph DeMeo Shareholder, Hopping Green & Sams 3:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. Break 3:25p.m. – 4:15 Agency Rule Challenges Hon. John Van Laningham Administrative Law Judge, Division of Administrative Hearings 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Communications with Represented Persons (Tobin and Bar Rule 4-4.2) Russell Kent Special Counsel for Litigation, Attorney General’s Office Dan Gelber Partner, Gelber Schachter & Greenberg Fred R. Dudley (Moderator) Partner, Dudley, Sellers and Healey, P.L.
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Agricultural Law Update 2015
This seminar will include topics such as tax and succession planning for agricultural businesses; employment laws affecting farm operations; ethics of real estate practice in farm land sales; amendment 1: the water & land conservation initiative and agricultural legislative update.
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