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1821R
Advanced Federal Practice - 2015
This course covers topics important to the federal criminal practitioner. The topics include the latest federal criminal and sentencing guidelines cases from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, important constitutional decisions from the Supreme Court, trial tactic and strategies, successful sentencing advocacy, issues facing sexual offender cases at sentencing, and ethical issues facing the federal criminal defense lawyer. The program is specially designed for the attorney practicing in federal criminal court and is taught by some of the leading defense lawyers in the field as well as a prominent U. S. District Court Judge.
  
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Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section 2014 Audio Webcast Series - AUDIO CD
Earn CLE credit while sitting at your desk during your lunch hour. The November 10th program on Adult Film Law - Representing the Client Producing Adult Films in Florida will include a short primer on obscenity laws, 18 U.S.C. 2257 (The Traci Lords Law) and current legal issues facing the adult film producer. The December 1st program on Copyright and Trademark Law Update will include discussions of cases decided this year, including: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc., 134 S.Ct. 2498 (2014); Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, 134 S.Ct. 1962 (2014); and Pom Wonderful LLC v. The Coca–Cola Company, 134 S.Ct 2228 (2014). You may register for individual audio webcasts or pay a reduced price for the entire series live or on audio CD.
  
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1829R
Representing the Physician 2015: Protecting Physicians and Medical Practices from Liability and Other Diseases
Representing the Physician" is the 10th annual session of this highly successful program. "Representing the Physician" focuses on an array of practical topics for experienced practitioners who represent physicians in transactional and other matters. It is designed so that the attendee takes away advanced ideas and knowledge that can be used in daily practice and to help spot and resolve issues that may not always be apparent.
  
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1831R
2015 Solo & Small Firm Conference Wild, Wild Tech: Getting Down and Dirty with Technology
This seminar will address why solo and small firm practitioners need practice management systems; time and billing; how to use Microsoft Office and PowerPeruasion with PowerPoints; courtroom technology; latest PDF techniques; e-discovery; ethics in socal media and the courtroom.
  
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1832R
15th Labor and Employment Law Annual Updte and Certification Review
At this two-day CLE, topics include Constitutional Employment Claims; Public Employee Relations Act; Family and Medical Leave Act; Whistleblower Statutes/WC Retaliation; Employee Retirement Income Security Act/COBRA; Fair Labor Standards Act; Common Law Employment Claims; Unemployment Appeals; Drug Testing; Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act;USERRA; EEO – Substantive; EEO – Procedural; National Labor Relations Act; Statutory and Common Law Protection of Business Interests; OSHA; and Workplace Privacy/FCRA.
  
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Annual Civil Trial Update and Certification Review - 2015
This course is designed for two audiences: those who are preparing to take the Board Certification exam for civil trial or business litigation and those who want a refresher course and update on civil trial practice. The course has been approved for 15 hours of CLE certification credit for civil trial and 11.5 business litigation, including 2 hours of ethics credit.
  
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1837R
Sunshine Law Public Records & Ethics for Public Officers and Public Employees 2015
This seminar will cover following topics: public records; sunshine law; 110 degrees in the shade: how to stay cool in the shade meeting process; bad boys (bad girls), whatcha gonna do? gift laws; business and employment conflicts & post public service restrictions; charting your course through the ethics laws: voting conflicts, anti-nepotism and misuse of position, and financial disclosure.
  
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1839R
Advanced Real Estate and Certification Review Course
This course provides participants with the opportunity to review the most recent issues affecting real estate practitioners from the preeminent attorneys in our state. It is an advanced level course intended to also prepare participants who are studying for the Real Estate Board Certification Examination. Attached please find the course registration form for further information. We look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues.
  
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Basic Trial Practice 2015
This is a one day seminar designed for new lawyers or as a refresher course for established lawyers. Topics to include Litigation, Discovery, Jury Selection, Opening Statements, Witness Examination, Closing Arguments. The seminar will also include a judicial panel discussion
  
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1849R
8th Annual Construction Law Institute
This two-day advanced course will cover the following topics: ethics issues in the use of social media in litigation, effective discovery techniques in an electronic world, best practices for evaluating and preparing construction liens, building code basics for construction lawyers, insurance coverage for construction defects, practice points when representing clients with coverage issues, mitigating exposure for false claims on cost or pricing issues, expert opinion testimony in Florida, practicing before the DBPR, construction liens in arbitration, surety insolvency implications for claimants and principals and proactive arbitration advocacy techniques.
  
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1858R
Criminal Law Update
***Satisfies new Rule 3.113 minimum standards in felony cases requirements (Brady and Giglio)***
  
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1872R
33rd Annual International Tax Conference
The International Tax Conference sessions include inbound and outbound developments in international taxation, residence vs. domicile, tax planning with inversions and more. We are proud to bring some of the best instructors and experts from all over the globe to share their worldly inspiration and insight with you.
  
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1874R
The ABC's and XYZ's of LLC's
Example-based discussions of; taxation of LLCs; pass-through entities in various jurisdictions; significant changes to the Florida LLC Act before Section 608 is repealed on 1/1/15, as well as the recent legislative updates to the Act; practical drafting tips; and the use of LLCs.
  
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1875R
Essentials of Elder Law
This seminar is a fundamental course for new elder law attorneys and paraleagals. Subjets such as guardianship, pre-mortem legal planning, social security benefits and veterans benefits. Download the brochure to see a discount for attending both the Essentials and Annual Update and Hot Topics.
  
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1876R
Elder Law Annual Update and Hot Topics
The Elder Law Annual Update and Review Course will cover hot topics within each topic of interest to an advanced Elder Law practitioner. Recent case law and statutory changes will be discussed, as will strategies for dealing with these changes successfully. Attendees will leave with a higher level of expertise and an enhanced ability to meet clients’ needs. For attorneys preparing to take the Elder Law Board Certification exam, the course includes special components designed to provide invaluable tips and assistance in preparing for the exam. Download the brochure to see a discount for attending both the Essentials and Annual Update and Hot Topics.
  
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1879R
7th Annual Ethics Seminar Maintaining Personal and Professional Integrity In An Ethically Challenged World
The program focus is on the importance of ethics in decision-making. Many of the seminar examples are related to ethical challenges
  
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Ethics for Public Officers and Public Employees 2014
This seminar will not only fulfil fours hours of ethics training for the Public Officers and Public Employees, but also provides eithics credit for the attorneys. The course will cover both public records and sunshine law; a guide to gifts; business and employment conflicts; and how to handle a voting conflict.
  
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1889R
Property Privacy and Accountability - Developments in Consumer Protection

  
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E-Discovery Seminar
The Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee of the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section proposes a ½ day CLE session on emerging electronic discovery and information governance issues. This CLE will focus on similarities and differences in Federal and Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, including latest state and federal decisional authority addressing preservation, privilege, privacy and electronic discovery ethical issues. We will invite at least one Florida circuit judge, and one U.S. Magistrate Judge to participate. In-house and retained attorneys who need to acquire or sharpen their skills in electronic discovery will hear the current thought on the handling of electronically stored information (ESI), including descriptions and interpretations of judicial decisions. They will learn approaches they can take back and immediately apply in their practice. Attendees will also gain invaluable insights on how best to prepare their technical staff and information systems to respond to requests for ESI. To register for the June 27, 2013 live presentation, you must use the Annual Convention registration form in the May 1 Bar Journal or at www.floridabar.org. Note: Only use this brochure to register for the realtime or to order the course book.
  
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1898R
Top 10 things You Need to Know About Florida's New LLC Act
This seminar will include reasons for changes to the act; an overview of history; and 10 essentials to your practice.
  
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1899R
“Drafting a Better Commercial Real Estate Contract - Standard Provisions and Pitfalls”

  
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1900R
Affairs of State: His State, Her State, Home State - Dealing with UCCJEA & UIFSA Issues In Family Law Cases
This program provides an overview of the UCCJEA & UIFSA, conflicts between the Acts, relevant and pertinent case law, practice tips and pointers from the knowledgeable speakers, and an opportunity to engage in a Question and Answer session with the speakers. This program’s focus relates to issues every family attorney needs to know and will provide a comprehensive overview and discussion for participants. Don't miss your opportunity to learn about these often complex and difficult issues in your family law practice!
  
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1902R
Maintaining a Trustworthy Trust Account
Are you certain you understand trust accounting rules? This seminar contains a detailed presentation of rules and expectations from The Florida Bar about how to properly manage your trust account. Trust accounting involves more than just keeping money in the bank. Participate in this informative session to review the basic principles of trust accounting. Topics addressed include Florida Bar trust account rules and applicable ethics opinions, key definitions, and best practices.
  
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1903R
2014 Survey of Florida Law
This is a collection of audio recordings from various seminars that took place during the 2013-2014 Florida Bar fiscal year.
  
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Social Security Disability - How to Identify A Good Case; Make It the Best Case It Can Be; And Get Paid
A Panel of three attorneys with combined experience of more than 100 years will discuss questions that must be asked prior to accepting a case to make sure you can win the case for the client, and get paid a reasonable fee. There are only eight attorneys in Florida who are board certified in social security disability advocacy. A panel of three of those attorneys along with a vocational expert will discuss how to make your good case better prior to the administrative hearing.
  
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1905C
2014 ELULS Annual Update - Audio CD Only
This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law
  
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The Elder Law Litigator: Lover and Fighter
This course will discuss Mediation - Representing or Advocating for a Client with Diminished Capacity Rule 1-1.14 - Discovery Basics - and much more to help you with litigating for the elder law client.
  
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1907R
Practical Advice for Clients on Development and Construction
The program will present pointers for advising clients and negotiating contract terms on development and construction insurance issues both from the position of the client (Developer/Design Professional/Construction Manager/Contractor/Subcontractor) and the project delivery method (Traditional Design-Bid-Build/Design-Build/Construction Management). The program also will present pointers for strategy, advising clients, and negotiating with other parties and insurers in the event of a claim.
  
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1908R
7th Annual Construction Law Institute - Audio Recording
This two day advanced course will cover the following topics: analysis of project delivery systems; public private partnerships; current e-discovery trends in litigation and technology; privileges and attorney work product; changes in the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Regarding E-Discovery; controlling general conditions; iPads for construction lawyers; advanced lien law; licensing issues for different delivery systems; drafting considerations and case studies for green building; legislative & case law update; ethical considerations in construction cases.
  
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1909R
Florida Law Update 2014
This seminar will cover updates in ethics; employment law; real estate; family law; community association; estate planning probate; and criminal law update.
  
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1912R
At the Agencies: Key Information for ELULS Practitioners
I. Administrative Law Update (taken from 1427R) 33 minute presentation Mary F. Smallwood, GrayRobinson, P.A. II. General Counsel Roundable (taken from 1427R) 69 minute presentation Moderator: Timothy J. Center, Collins Center Thomas M. Beason, Department of Environmental Protection Harold G. "Bud" Vielhauer, Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission David L. Jordan, Department of Economic Opportunity John W. Costigan, Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Timothy A. Smith, St. Johns River Water Management District Total program / presentation time: 102 minutes
  
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1913R
Hot Topics in Environmental Practice
I. Natural Gas Pipelines in Florida (taken from 1616R) 47 minute presentation Timothy Riley, Hopping Green & Sam Al Taylor, Williams Gas Pipeline/Gulfstream Natural Gas at Williams Company II. Air Update: New NAAQS, Boiler MACT, and More (taken from 1616R) 42 minute presentation Robert C. McCann, Jr., Golder Associates, Inc. David S. Dee, Gardner, Bist, Wiener, Wadsworth, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia & Wright, P.A. III. Swamps & Sinkholes - an ETHICS Update for Land Use and Environmental Lawyers (taken from 1427R) 34 minute presentation Kenneth A. Tinkler, Carlton Fields Total program / presentation time: 123 minutes
  
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1914R
Large Scale Restoration: Opportunities in Florida
I. Large-Scale Restoration I: The Gulf of Mexico (taken from 1616R) 39 minute presentation John Henry Hankinson, Jr., Former Executive Director, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Janet E. Bowman, The Nature Conservancy II. Large-Scale Restoration II: The Everglades (taken from 1616R) 54 minute presentation Gregory M. Munson, Department of Environmental Protection Shannon A. Estenoz, U.S. Department of the Interior Eric Draper, Audubon Florida Total program / presentation time: 93 minutes
  
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1917R
Ethics Update
This program is a 50 minute Ethics Update presentation by Tim Chinaris.
  
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1918R
Real Estate Law & Community Association Law
This program contains a Real Estate Law Update presentation by Eugene Shuey (45 minutes) and a Community Association Law Update by William Sklar (50 minutes) for a total presentation time of 95 minutes.
  
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1919R
Practical Guidance on Platting
Practical Guidance on Platting A panel of speakers including planning professionals experienced in the day-to-day administration and interpretation of plats from the public and private sector perspectives will provide a timely look at the law of platting. Presentations will include a discussion of the substantive and procedural requirements for plats at the municipal and county level, expert planning advice on plat dedications and the intricacies involved in the elimination of platted improvements, including solutions to the issues arising with antiquated subdivisions across the state, the application of common law rules and cases to platting and tips on how to ensure that a conveyance clearly provides for a specific result.
  
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1923R
Out-of-State CLE The Legal Challenges of Defending Alaska's Environment Cruising Alaska
This seminar will cover the nonprofit public interest law firm; unique legal issues for protecting Alaska's environment; case studies and barriers to litigation.
  
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1925R
What You Need to Know About Current Environmental and Land Use Law Issues

  
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1951R
8th Annual Construction Law Institute - CD ONLY
This two-day advanced course will cover the following topics: ethics issues in the use of social media in litigation, effective discovery techniques in an electronic world, best practices for evaluating and preparing construction liens, building code basics for construction lawyers, insurance coverage for construction defects, practice points when representing clients with coverage issues, mitigating exposure for false claims on cost or pricing issues, expert opinion testimony in Florida, practicing before the DBPR, construction liens in arbitration, surety insolvency implications for claimants and principals and proactive arbitration advocacy techniques.
  
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9999R
Practicing with Professionalism Fall 2014
Notice: All seminars being held in Fall 2014 are now full. Registration for Spring 2015 will open on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:30 am. Open page for more details.
  
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