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Elder Law Section
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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Elder Law Annual Update & 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.”
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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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Essentials of Elder Law
Due to popular request, this annual event has been extended to three days. An extra day has been added for “Elder Law Essentials for New Attorneys and Paralegals.” The second and third days are for the “Annual Update” which will encompass more advanced topics and issues. A complete list of presentations can be found in this brochure
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Guardianship Intensive Program
This advanced program will provide an in-depth understanding of the more complicated, unusual, and intricate components of Florida guardianship law, including the incapacity process and alternatives to guardianship, and best-practices and problem-solving in these areas.
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Social Security Breakout
This course provides information on the latest developments, and practical training for attorneys who represent claimants seeking Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. This training provides an important overview of Social Security Law and an update on the latest developments in this field of law. In addition, it offers practical training from experienced practitioners on the best methods of presenting cases at the administrative hearing in general, and specifically how to handle a fibromyalgia case.
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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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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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Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section
Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section Spring 2015 Audio Webcast Series
Earn CLE credit while sitting at your desk during your lunch hour. The Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section Spring 2015 audio webcast series will take place on March 9 and April 6, 2015. The March 9 program, social media evidence, authentication and admissibility, will discuss use of social media in litigation and best practice to avoid ethical pitfalls. The April 6 program, producer agreements in the new music industry, will discuss the nuts and bolts of the practical music business approach to crafting producer agreements, potential conflicts of interest, and potential ethical pitfalls in representing a producer. 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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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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Environmental & Land Use Law Section
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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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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2013 ELULS Annual Update
This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law.
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2014 ELULS Annual Update - Audio CD Only
This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law
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2014 ELULS Annual Update
This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law.
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2014 Ethical Challenges for the Environmental Lawyer & Consultant - Audio CD Sale Only This presentation is also included in the 2014 ELULS Annual Update Audio CD 1905
Ethical challenges for environmental attorneys and consultants including rules governing ethical practices
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Advanced Topics in Administrative, Environmental and Government Law Seminar

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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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Environmental and Land Use Law Audio Webcast Series 2015
The Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Section is pleased to announce the 2015 audio webcast series. Over the course of five months, we will provide an easy and affordable manner to earn CLE credits (including ethics credit) and listen to presentations on environmental and land use hot topics by some of the top lawyers in the state, all from the comfort of your home or office.
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Environmental and Land Use Law Audio Webcast Series 2016
The Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Law Section is pleased to announce the 2015-16 audio webcast series. Over the course of eight months (November 2015 to June 2016), you will be able to listen to 6 presentations on environmental and land use hot topics by some of the top lawyers in the state and earn up to 6 CLE credits (including an ethics credit), all from the comfort of your home or office.
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Environmental & Land Use Law June Program
The ELULS June Program will be one of the Section’s two main statewide CLE events for the year. Comprised of three of the section’s most consistently popular panels, the June Program will feature an Administrative Law Update, Legislative Update, and General Counsel’s Roundtable. The Administrative Update is a review of major developments through rulemaking and case law for administrative practice in the last year. The Legislative Update analyzes major topics of debate and successful bills from the past legislative session. The General Counsel’s Roundtable provides insight into the foremost issues of concern among agencies that environmental and land use practitioners interact with most often
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Land Use I - Sector Planning: The North Ranch Master Plan & Annexations
This program covers the following informative topics: Sector Planing: The North Ranch Master Plan and Annexations.
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Land Use II - First Amendment Developments in Land Use and Land Use ADRs
This informative program includes the following topics: First Amendment Developments in Land Use and Land Use ADRs.
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Sea Level Rise and Climate Change/Energy
This informative program includes the following topics: Sea Level Rise Panel and Climate Change/Energy.
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Secrets of CDDs: Unveiling the Mysteries and Unlocking the Possibilities
The goal of the seminar is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the Community Development Districts within Florida. Then seminar will start with a primer on community Development Districts ("CDD"), why and how CDDs are created. The seminar will then move to CDD issues and a practitioner should consider when contemplating a real estate transaction. An underwriter and bond counsel will discuss current and future trends of the bond market and bond market impacts on CDD transactions. A panel presentation will analyze issues of a failing/failed real estate project; when and how projects can be restructured in today's economy. We will close with a future trends presentation and a discussion of ethical considerations a practitioner should address regarding CDDs.
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What You Need to Know About Current Environmental and Land Use Law Issues

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