The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Environmental & Land Use Law Section and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Environmental and Land Use Considerations for Real Estate Transactions 2012

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Friday, April 20, 2012
Tampa Airport Marriott
4200 George J. Bean Parkway
Tampa, FL 33607

Course No. 1315R

ELUL Considerations for Real Estate Transactions will cover contract issues, sustainable development, growth management, quasi-judicial hearings, Bert Harris issues and property rights, entitlements and permits after foreclosure, wetlands permitting, and sovereign submerged lands issues.

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Late Registration

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Welcome & Case Study Introduction
Eleanor W. Taft, Eleanor W. Taft, P.A.
Jacob T. Cremer, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Contract Issues for Land Transactions for Properties with Environmental & Land Use Concerns
Barry B. Ansbacher, Ansbacher & Associates, P.A.

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Practical Considerations for Incorporating Sustainable Development into Real Estate Projects
Nicole C. Kibert, Carlton Fields

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Growth Management after the Community Planning Act
Adam J. Gormly, Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Local Government Land Use Hearings: What Does Quasi-Judicial Mean, Anyway?
Laura B. Belflower, Laura B. Belflower, P.A.

12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Old & New: Bert Harris Issues and Property Rights Cases (Including Koontz)
Ronald L. Weaver, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Who Controls Entitlements and Permits after Foreclosure?
Jason E. Merritt, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Wetlands Permitting Issues
Amy Wells Brennan, SWFWMD

3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sovereign Submerged Lands Issues: Permitting & Leasing
Virginia C. Dailey, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.


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