This Program Provides An Overview Of Administrative Procedures, Including Case Law Update, Pointers on Practice Before DOAH, Ethical Issues, the Rulemaking Process, Challenges to Agency Statements, Attorney Fees in Administrative Proceedings,
Procurement Proceedings, and Public Records Requests. The Program also will feature an Agency General Counsels Roundtable and an Appellate Judges Panel
Thursday, October 2
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome and Announcements
8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
“Instant Replay”: APA Caselaw Update
Francine M. Ffolkes (Department of Environmental Protection)
9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
“Flag On The Play!” Do’s and Don’ts of DOAH Practice – Administrative Law Judge Panel
Chief Judge Robert S. Cohen, ALJ Linzie F. Bogan, ALJ Bruce B. McKibben, ALJ Jessica E. Varn (Division of Administrative Hearings)
10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Break
10:35 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
“The Rule Book”: Hot Topics In Rulemaking
Patricia A. Nelson (Office of Fiscal Accountability and Regulatory Reform);
Kenneth J. Plante (Joint Administrative Procedures Committee)
11:25 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
“The Ruling on the Field...” Declaratory Statements/Variances and Waivers
Frederick R. Dudley (Dudley, Sellers & Healy, P.L.)
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Keynote Speech – Judge T. Kent Wetherell, II (First District Court of Appeal)
1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
“Rules? What Rules?” Demystifying Sections 120.56(4) and 120.57(1)(e)
ALJ John G. VanLaningham (Division of Administrative Hearings)
2:20 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
“Look At The Scoreboard!” Attorney Fees In Administrative Proceedings
Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr. (Holland & Knight, LLP)
2:50 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. Break
3:05 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
“Opening the Playbook”: Public Records Requests
Allen R. Grossman (Grossman, Furlow, & Bayo, LLC), Moderator; Michael J. Glazer (Ausley McMullen); Brian Hermeling (Office of Financial Regulation); Kaitlyn McCown (Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission); Richard Shoop (Agency for Health Care Administration)
3:55 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
“Challenging the Call”: Administrative Appeals
Judge Robert T. Benton; Judge Stephanie W. Ray; Judge T. Kent Wetherell, II (First District Court of Appeal); Garnett W. Chisenhall, Moderator (Department of Business and Professional Regulation)
Reception 5:00p - 6:30p
Friday, October 3
8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
“Heads or Tails?” Competitive Procurement and Bid Protests
Timothy P. Atkinson, Segundo J. Fernandez (Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, P.A.)
9:20 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
“Head Coaches Meeting”: General Counsels Panel
Colin Rooparine, Moderator (Office of Financial Regulation); Patricia A. Conners (Department of Legal Affairs); Maureen M. Hazen (Florida State Board of Administration); Matthew Z. Leopold (Department of Environmental Protection)
J. Layne Smith (Department of Business and Professional Regulation); Harold G. Vielhauer (Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission)
10:10 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Break
10:25 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
“Unsportsmanlike Conduct?” Ethics and Professionalism
C. Christopher Anderson, III (Commission on Ethics)
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
“Who Knows the Rules of the Game?” APA Jeopardy
Administrative Law Judges – ALJ Li Nelson; ALJ Elizabeth W. McArthur; ALJ John G. VanLaningham (Division of Administrative Hearings)
Agency Attorneys – Alyssa L. Cameron (Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services); Mary Ellen Clark (Office of the Attorney General); Timothy E. Dennis (Office of the Attorney General)
Private Practice Attorneys – Donna E. Blanton (Radey Thomas Yon & Clark, P.A.) M. Christopher Bryant (Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, P.A.); William E. Williams (GrayRobinson, P.A.)
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