The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Alternate Dispute Resolution Considerations For Real Property, Construction, Probate and Trust Law Practices

Course Classification: Intermediate
Live and Webcast Presentation: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Marriott Harbor Beach

Course No. 1507R

This course will cover ADR in real property, construction, probate, and trust law practices and effective advocacy in arbitration and mediation.

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8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Late Registrations

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks and Introductions

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Sticks and Stones…Who Said Words Can’t Harm You? The Dos and Don’ts of Arbitration Provisions
Adele Stone, Fowler White Boggs, P.A. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Mediation Conflicts of Interest: Traps for the Unwary
D. Robert Hoyle, Harrison Kirkland Pratt & McGuire, PA, Bradenton, FL

10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

10:10 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Preparing for Mediation: Client, Counsel and Mediator
David Lichter, Higer Lichter & Givner, Aventura, FL

10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Privatizing Disputes in Probate and Trust Practice Using ADR
Carol Cope, JAMS, Miami, FL

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
A View from the Panel: Effective Advocacy in Arbitration
Karen Evans, Litigation Resolution, Inc., Miami, FL
Gilbert Squires, Squires Benson, Miami Beach, FL

11:50 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
LUNCH (included in Registration) (NOT CLE) ICCA MIAMI 2014
Gerald B. Cope, Jr., Akerman Senterfitt, Miami, FL
Judith Freedberg, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Expand your horizons and your business network. The International Council for Commercial Arbitration holds a congress every other year to discuss developments in international arbitration. In 2012, 970 practitioners of international commercial arbitration convened in Singapore for workshops and lectures; ICCA selected Miami to host the in 2014 ICCA congress. Learn about ICCA MIAMI and how you can get involved and meet international lawyers and arbitrators.

1:20 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Gladiators not Welcome: Effective Advocacy in Mediation
Linda Agnant, Casey Ciklin Lubitz Martens & O'Connell, W. Palm Beach, FL
Bruce Alexander, Casey Ciklin Lubitz Martens & O'Connell, W. Palm Beach, FL
Peter Brandt, Ferencik, Libanoff, Brandt, Bustamante & Williams, PA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
John Freud, Mediation Solutions, Inc., Miami, FL

2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Dispute Boards for Claims Avoidance and Mitigation
Larry R. Leiby, JAMS, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Deborah B. Mastin, Broward County Attorney’s Office, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

3:50 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Legal Update: Recent Florida law on Arbitration and Mediation
Lisa Colon Heron, Smith Currie, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Michael Gelfand, Gelfand and Arpe, PA, West Palm Beach, FL

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