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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.
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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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Essentials of Elder Law
This seminar is a fundamental course for new elder law attorneys and paralegals. Subjects 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
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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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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Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section
Best Practices for Avoiding On-Set Shenanigans in Film and Television
The tragic death of a camera operator on the set of the film ‘Midnight Rider’ has shined a spotlight once again on the need for on-set safety for the cast and crew of film and television projects. This program will address contractual, as well as practical, means of preventing on-set shenanigans for film and television clients.
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Don't Get Cut by the Cutting Edge: Navigating Legal Ethics in Entertainment and
Join EASL for 2.0 hours of ethics credit in entertainment and sports law at The Florida Bar Winter Meeting
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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 SPRING 2016 AUDIO WEBCAST SERIES (2152C)
Earn CLE credit while sitting at your desk. You may pay a reduced price for the AUDIO CD of the 2015 - 2016 Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section Audio Webcast Series, which will cover Hot Topics for the EASL Lawyer:  Litigating a "Revenge Post" Case Immigration Issues and the International Client.
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Ps and Qs of Marketing an Entertainment and IP Law Practice Online
Marketing a law practice online is a great opportunity to reach out to new clients, but also comes with its own set of rules, especially for an entertainment and intellectual property law practice. This panel will examine advertising rules and ethical requirements of marketing a practice on social networks, and provide attendees with best practices for complying with them while effectively using them for your practice.
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The Care and Feeding of Disparaging and Scandalous Trademarks
From the Washington Redskins to the Slants, recent years have brought some interesting instances of scandalous and disparaging trademarks. While some are able to be registered with the USPTO, others are not. This panel will address strategies for registering scandalous and disparaging marks, as well as provide an update on recent cases involving such marks.
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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
This course provides a comprehensive update for environmental & land use law.
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2016 Advanced Topics in Administrative, Environmental and Government Law
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Introduction Jowanna N. Oates, Chief Attorney, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee Ralph Demeo, Shareholder, Hopping Green & Sams Russell Kent, Special Counsel for Litigation, Attorney General’s Office 8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. State and Federal Constitutional Claims Sidney Ansbacher Partner, Upchurch Bailey and Upchurch 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Bid Protests Brian A. Newman Shareholder, Pennigton, P.A. 10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Break 10:35 a.m. -11:25 a.m. Hot topics in State APA/Rulemaking Kenneth J. Plante Executive Director, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee Jowanna N. Oates Chief Attorney, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee 11:25 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Federal Administrative Rulemaking Mark Seidenfeld Patricia A, Dore Professor, Florida State University Law School 12:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Appellate Review Hon. Kent Wetherell Judge, First District Court of Appeal 2:15 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. §1983 Ralph DeMeo Shareholder, Hopping Green & Sams 3:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. Break 3:25p.m. – 4:15 Agency Rule Challenges Hon. John Van Laningham Administrative Law Judge, Division of Administrative Hearings 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Communications with Represented Persons (Tobin and Bar Rule 4-4.2) Russell Kent Special Counsel for Litigation, Attorney General’s Office Dan Gelber Partner, Gelber Schachter & Greenberg Fred R. Dudley (Moderator) Partner, Dudley, Sellers and Healey, P.L.
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Advanced Topics in Administrative, Environmental and Government Law Seminar

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Agricultural Law Update 2015
This seminar will include topics such as tax and succession planning for agricultural businesses; employment laws affecting farm operations; ethics of real estate practice in farm land sales; amendment 1: the water & land conservation initiative and agricultural legislative update.
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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 Planning: 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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New, Different, Unusual & Uncertain - Environmental & Land Use Law Issues Facing All Floridians

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