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The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
City County and Local Government Law Section present
Sunshine Law, Public Records and Ethics 2012

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live Presentation and Webcast: Friday, February 17, 2012

University Center Club . Doak Campbell Stadium . FSU
One Champions Way . Bldg. B, 3rd Floor
Tallahassee, FL 32306 . 850-644-8528

Course No. 1321R


This seminar will include an overview of public records; sunshine law overview; case analysis: citizens for responsible government v. city of Sarasota; eight ways to bribery; recent trends toward local legislation; voting conflicts: do I or don't I?? and if I don't ...what do I do? "revolving doors, feather nests and golden parachutes, oh my" public deployment/private employment: Conflicting business relationships and grappling with gifts.



8:10 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.

Late Registration

8:35 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Kenneth A. Tinkler, Chair – City, County and Local Government Law Section
Robert L. Teitler, Program Chair

8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
Public Records Law Overview
Pat Gleason, Special Counsel for Open Government, Office of the Attorney General

9:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sunshine Law Overview
Pat Gleason, Special Counsel for Open Government, Office of the Attorney General

10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Break

10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Case Analysis: Citizens for Responsible Government v. City of Sarasota
Susan Churuti, Bryant Miller Olive P.A.

11:10 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Eight Ways to Bribery
Joseph M. Centorino, Executive Director, Miami-Dade County Ethics Commission

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration fee)
Things That Go Bump in the Night
Herbert W. A. Thiele, County Attorney, Leon County

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Recent Trends Toward Local Legislation
Norman Ostrau, Blosser & Sayfie, P.A.; Director, Public Ethics Academy, Florida Atlantic University

1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Ethics – Voting Conflicts: Do I or Don’t I?? And if I Don’t…. What Do I Do??
Wayne Rubinas, Florida Commission on Ethics

2:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Ethics – “Revolving Doors, Feathered Nests and Golden Parachutes, Oh My!”
Julia Cobb Costas, Florida Commission on Ethics

3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Ethics – Public Deployment/Private Employment: Conflicting Business Relationships
Charles “Chris” Anderson, Florida Commission on Ethics

4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ethics – Grappling With Gifts
Virlindia Doss, Executive Director, Florida Commission on Ethics

PUBLIC OFFICIALS: To register for the live presentation, 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. If The Florida Bar does not have your e-mail address, contact Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831.

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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.

WEBCAST / WEBINAR - Registrants who participate in a live webcast will receive an email with a link and log-in credentials 2 days prior to the seminar to include access to the course materials. If The Florida Bar does not have your e-mail address, contact Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831.

ELECTRONIC COURSE MATERIAL NOTICE:
Every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself. Effective July 1, 2010.

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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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