The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
Environmental & Land Use Law Section present
2011 Ethical Challenges for the Environmental Lawyer and Consultant

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live Presentation: Thursday, August 11, 2011
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
1000 PGA Tour Boulevard * Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 * 800-457-4653

Course No. 1283R

Ethical challenges for environmental attorneys and consultants including staying within your practice area, expert testimony preparation, duty to preserve evidence and protect environmental reports, and circumstances and ethical responsibility.

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Late Registration

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.
Opening Remarks/Introduction

8:35 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Practice Makes Perfect: Ethically Staying Within Your Practice Area
William L. Finger, William L. Finger, Attorney at Law
Robert Wojcik, Golder Associates, Inc.

9:20 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
Lawyers and Consultants: Preparing Each Other for the Presentation of Ethical Expert Testimony
Robert D. Fingar, Guilday Tucker Schwartz & Simpson
James Hirsch, F and H Consulting, LLC

10:05 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Duty to Preserve Evidence and Protect Environmental Reports: Ethical and Practical Challenges
Rory C. Ryan, Ryan Law, P. A.
Joel Balmat, HSW Engineering, Inc.

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Situational Ethics: Can the Circumstance Affect the Ethical Responsibilities of Environmental Attorneys and Professionals?
Anna H. Long, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Peter K. Partlow, E Sciences, Inc.


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