Seminar topics will include recent developments to water quality and the numeric nutrient rule; overview of NEPA, CWA and ESA for the land use lawyer; comprehensive planning in the era of limited state review; ethical and practical challenges facing attorneys and professionals under the duty to preserve evidence and protect professional reports; and SFWMD challenges and opportunities.
8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.
8:55 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Water Quality and the Numeric Nutrient Rule
John J. Fumero, Rose, Sundstrom & Bentley, LLP
David G. Guest, EarthJustice
9:55 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Overview of NEPA, CWA and ESA for the Land Use Lawyer: Recent Developments in Florida
Douglas M. Halsey, White & Case, LLP
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Comprehensive Planning In the Era of Limited State Review
Richard J. Grosso, Nova Southeastern University Law School
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Ethical and Practical Challenges Facing Attorneys and Professionals Under the Duty to Preserve Evidence and Protect Professional Reports
Rory C. Ryan, Ryan Law
Joel Balmat, HSW Engineering, Inc.
1:50 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
South Florida Water Management District: Challenges and Opportunities
Melissa L. Meeker, South Florida Water Management District
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
2012 Legislative Update
Kirk Fordham, Everglades Foundation