This seminar will encompass administrative hearing preparation including pre/post hearing matters, evidence, fact witnesses, and expert witnesses. The mock administrative hearing will cover procedural as well as substantive issues.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Prehearing and Posthearing Matters
Cathy M. Sellers, Broad and Cassel
9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Evidentiary Issues in Administrative Proceedings
Elizabeth W. McArthur, Radey Thomas Yon & Clark
10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Preparation and Examination of Fact and Standing Witnesses
William L. Hyde, Gunster, Yoakley, & Stewart, P.A.
11:10 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Expert Witnesses: Selection, Preparation, and Examination
Paul H. Amundsen, Amundsen & Smith
11:50 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Mock Administrative Hearing: Environmental Law Issue
ALJ: Honorable T. Kent Wetherell, II, DOAH
Moderator: Luna E. Phillips, Gunster, Yoakley, & Stewart, P.A.
Agency Attorney: Francine M. Ffolkes, DEP
Applicant's Attorney: William L. Hyde, Gunster, Yoakley, & Stewart, P.A.
Applicant's Expert Witness: J. Chris Herin, P.G., Geosyntec Consultants
Petitioner's Attorney: Uma Outka, FSU College of Law
Petitioner's Standing Witness: Brian Kenyon, DEP
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Q & A with the DOAH ALJs on Practice Pointers and Ethical Considerations
Honorable T. Kent Wetherell, II
Honorable Charles A. Stampelos
Honorable J. Lawrence Johnston