The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the City County and Local Government Law Section and the CLE Committee present
36th Annual Local Government Law in Florida

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Two Seminars/One Location
Thursday - Saturday, May 9-11, 2013
he Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village
500 South Legacy Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32092

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Course No. 1459R

This seminar will include; is privatization of legal services a better model for local governments?; the benefits of same sex policies; crisis management for local governments; ethics regulations; legislative update; the legal attacks on unions in Florida; stop at the redlight - the current status and future of red light camera; attorney client privilege and ethical considerations in the digital age; liens and code enforcement in the age of foreclosure.

Friday May 10, 2013

8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Late Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Jewel White, Chair, City, County & Local Government Law Section
Hans Ottinot, Chair-Elect and Program Chair, City, County & Local Government Section

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Is Privatization of Legal Services a Better Model for Local Governments?
Moderator: Regine Monestime, City Attorney, North Miami
Panel: Sam Goren, Goren, Cherof, et al, Fort Lauderdale
Susan Churuti, Bryant Miller & Olive, Tampa
Colin Baenziger, Baenziger & Associates Wellington, Florida
Don Papy, Deputy City Attorney, Miami Beach

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Benefits of Same Sex Policies
Dean J. Trantalis, Law Offices of Dean Trantalis,
Fort Lauderdale

Adam Katzman, Deputy County Attorney, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch/Annual Meeting (included in registration fee)
Crisis Management for Local Governments
Lunch Speaker: Kendall Coffey, Coffey Burlington, LLP, Miami

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Ethics Regulations
C. Chris Anderson, III, General Counsel & Deputy Executive Director, Florida Commission on Ethics

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Legislative Update
Kraig Conn, Legislative Counsel, Florida League of Cities, Tallahassee
Virginia Saunders Delegal, General Counsel, Florida Association of Counties, Tallahassee

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Legal Attacks on Unions in Florida
Rene Ruiz, Stearns Weaver, et al., Miami

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Reception (included in registration fee)

Saturday, May 11, 2013

8:15 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:55 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Stop at The Red Light – The Current Status and Future of Red Light Camera
Amanda Arnold Sansone, Carlton Fields, Tampa

9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Attorney Client Privilege and Ethical Considerations in the Digital Age
Jeanine Williams, Asst. City Attorney, St. Petersburg

10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Liens and Code Enforcement in the Age of Foreclosure
Richard Sarafan, Genovese Joblove, et al., Miami
Craig Leen, City Attorney, City of Coral Gables

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks


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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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