The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the CLE Committee and the General Practice Solo & Small Firm Section present
Annual Ethics Update 2014

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Friday, October 3, 2014
Renaissance International Plaza
4200 Jim Walter Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607

Course No. 1786R

This seminar includes what's new in legal ethics; navigating the Bar grievance process; the relation between Bar grievances and legal malpractice claims.

Friday, October 3, 2014

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Late Registration

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
“What’s New in Legal Ethics?”
Tim Chinaris, Nashville TN

9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Navigating the Bar Grievance Process: Five Things You Absolutely Need to Know
Shelia Tuma, Tampa

10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Get One, Get the Other Free: The Relationship Between Bar Grievances and Legal Malpractice Claims
Nancy Stuparich, Oviedo
Shelia Tuma, Tampa

11:20 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Professionalism in the New Digital Age
Jacina Haston, Tallahassee

12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lawyer Trust Accounting Basics and Recent Changes to Florida Trust Account Rules
Joseph A. Corsmeier, Clearwater


To register for the live Webcast, please print and complete the registration form then send with payment by mail or fax. Call The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at (800) 342-8060 ext. 5831 with any questions.

AUDIO WEB CAST CONNECTION: Live audio web cast attendees receive course materials and audio via the Internet. Connection instructions will be e-mailed 2 days prior to scheduled course; or contact The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831 for instructions 2 days prior to the event.

Florida Bar CLE Courses feature electronic course materials for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video Dvds. This searchable electronic material can be downloaded and printed and is available via e-mail several days in advance of the live presentation or thereafter for purchased products. The Course Book can be purchased separately. Effective July 1, 2010.


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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