The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Administrative Law Section and the Environmental & Land Use Law Section present
Practice Before D.O.A.H.

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
One Location: October 30, 2009
Division of Administrative Hearings * 1230 Apalachee Parkway * Tallahassee, FL 32301-3060

Course No. 0938R

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.
Late Registration

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


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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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