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Solo & Small Firm Section
50 Tech Tips in 50 Minutes
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 50 minute segment
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Cybersecurity and Privacy for Lawyers
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 50 minute segment
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Florida Law Update 2017
This seminar will provide updates in criminal law; employment law; bankruptcy law; business law; family law; real property law and estate planning/elder law;
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Improve Efficiency With Text and Document Automation
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 50 minute segment
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Microsoft Excel
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 50 minute segment
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Microsoft Outlook
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 50 minute segment
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Microsoft Word
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 50 minute segment
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Riding the Technology Wave Track 2
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 3 hour segment
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The Florida Bar Tech Show: Riding the Technology Wave

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The Technology-Powered Modern (and Successful) Law Firm
Segment of The Florida Bar Tech Show This is a 50 minute segment
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Tax Section
2016 Ullman Year in Review
Every year the Tax Section holds a CLE in honor of Samuel Ullman, Past Chair of the Section. This year's topics include international tax (in and outbound), civil tax procedures, state and local taxation, tax exempt organizations, estate and gift tax, criminal tax, phising, basis reporting rules, employee benefits and deferred compenstation, and ethics and professionalism.
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2017 Annual Wealth Protection Program
The Tax Section of The Florida Bar host the Annual Wealth Protection Program, which provides strategies attorneys need to be aware of when protecting the assets and wealth of a client. Topics to be covered include estate planning, tax planning, wealth management products, and much more.
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2017 International Tax Bootcamp
The International Tax Boot Camp will provide young CPAs and attorneys a beginner-level summary of internationalinbound and outbound taxation
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34th International Tax Conference
At the 2016 International Tax Conference you will receive updates on current developments regarding taxation; discuss planning U.S. transfer tax treaties; review tips for advising foreign clients; and hear a panel discussion on civil and criminal procedural issues. You’ll leave this two-day conference with take-a-way’s you can put into motion right away to help you and your clients succeed. For the first time the Tax Section and FICPA are offering an International Boot Camp Day prior to the Conference. The International Tax Boot Camp will take place on January 6, 2016. The International Tax Boot Camp will be a beginner level summary of international inbound and outbound taxation and provide an introduction to the topics that will be discussed during our two-day International Tax Conference.
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35th Annual International Tax Conference

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A Deep Dive into Wealth Protection/Tax and Advanced Planning
The Florida Bar Tax Section Annual Wealth Protection Conference for 2016. An intense course in building a successful wealth protection practice. This is an Advanced course with full planning materials.
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Essential Updates and Wealth Protection Building Blocks'
The Florida Bar Tax Section Annual Wealth Protection Conference for 2016. An intense course in building a successful wealth protection practice. This is an Intermediate course with full planning materials.
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International Tax Boot Camp
Looking for a beginner level summary of international inbound and outbound taxation? We are pleased to announce the International Tax Boot Camp, which will take place on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The International Tax Boot Camp will also provide an introduction to the topics that will be discussed during our two-day International Tax Conference.
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Representing the Physician: It is Harder Than It Looks

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Representing the Physician: The Only Constant is Change

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Tax Planning with Substance: A Multi-Area Survey of the Economic Substance Doctrine
This presentation is meant to set the stage for the application of economic substance and related doctrines in federal tax law to various substantive tax areas. The program will briefly trace the history of the tension between structuring transactions in a tax efficient manner and building structures which only promote tax savings. The Taxman’s version of “Tom and Jerry".
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The Frances D. Sheehy Memorial Advanced Tax Procedure Seminar
Frances Diane Sheehy, a former Chair of the Tax Section, was a frequent speaker and author on tax procedure matters, especially in the area of bankruptcy. She passed away January 26, 2017 after an extended battle with cancer. Fran earned her J.D. from the University of Arizona in 1987 where she was editor of the Law Review. After graduation, she was an attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Miami, FL and became a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney litigating tax and bankruptcy cases. She moved to private practice in 1992; first as a partner with tax lawyers and then struck out on her own. Fran had a formidable intellect and a genuine love of people that enabled her to make lasting friendships wherever she went. Blessed with many gifts of mind and person, Fran was even more notable for her generosity and irrepressible “dry” sense of humor. Most of all, Fran was an amazing friend and colleague. To register online, please go to: www.floridabar.org/C2333
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Trial Lawyers Section
Advanced Mediation Practice: Casting Light on the Dark Art of Mediation
This seminar is a thought-provoking mixture of theory and suggested changes in practice-habits which surrounding mediation and, if embraced, will transform the way lawyers and clients prepare for mediation. We will focuses on the types of communication and information needed prior to mediation, identify common missteps that can derail mediation, and discusses the psychological impediments to resolution. In addition, this session will review special considerations in multi-party mediations, as well as the presentation of effective opening statements, and end game scenarios which can bring closure to the case.
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Advanced Medical Malpractice 2016
This advanced seminar will address recent changes in the law of medical malpractice. The format will be interactive with an attempt to present the plaintiff and defense perspectives in dealing with current legal issues that confront the attorney handling medical negligence cases.
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Advanced Trial Advocacy 2017
***** Please be advised registration is now full. A waiting list will be utilized and more details are inlcuded further down this page ***** The Advanced Trial Advocacy Seminar is a hands-on, learning-by-doing trial skills training. It is intended for attorneys who have practiced a minimum of five years and are involved in a full time litigation practice. Jury experience is preferable but not required. This advanced seminar is a NITA style interactive format with judges and lawyers from around the state. It provides all the required CLE and Ethics credits for the three year cycle. If you or someone in your firm needs CLE credit or litigation training, this is the seminar for you. The faculty consists of trial court & appellate judges and experienced trial lawyers from around the state. This is an intense interactive program for both the novice and the experienced litigator. Fifty-six (56) attorneys will be selected, based on a first-come, first served basis. When your application is processed, you will receive program materials in advance of the program. The case file for this program is used as a source of facts and law for the training. Following lectures, discussion and demonstrations, you will learn primarily through participatory exercises. Following your performances, you will receive suggestions from experienced Florida trial lawyers on how you can be more effective. Your presentations will be video recorded and you will receive a one-on-one video performance review. Advance preparation is critical to the success of the program and your own learning. You are expected to attend all sessions. If you cannot, please do not apply.
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Annual Civil Trial Update and Board Certification Review - 2016
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. Continuing Judicial Education credit awarded - 9.25 hours including 1.75 ethics hours. Printed course books will be provided to all in-person attendees upon check-in. **Please note effective Jan. 28, 2016 the live seminar has been sold-out, and at this time only live webcast registrations are being accepted.
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Annual Civil Trial Update and Board Certification Review - 2017
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 litigation and trial practice. Printed course books will be provided to all in-person attendees upon check-in. 9.25 Hours of Continuing Judicial Education Credits Awarded, Inlcluding 1.75 CJE Ethics Hours.
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Hot Topics in Evidence 2016
This one day seminar has been designed to appeal to civil, criminal, and appellate practitioners. Those in attendance will benefit from a thorough discussion of the latest developments in Florida evidence law, and an exploration of difficult, recurring evidentiary issues.
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Hot Topics In Evidence 2017
This one-day seminar has been designed to appeal to civil, criminal, and appellate practitioners. Those in attendance will benefit from a thorough discussion of the latest developments in Florida evidence law, and an exploration of difficult, recurring evidentiary issues.
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Workers' Compensation Section
33rd Annual Workers Compensation Winter Retreat

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440.205 Claims- Coercion of Employees
Florida Statute 440.205 states that no employer shall discharge, threaten to discharge, intimidate or coerce any employee by reason of such employee's valid claim for compensation or attempt to claim compensation under the Workers' Compensation Law. What does it take for an Employee to support a 440.205 claim? What can an Employer do to defend against a possible 440.205 claim? The basics of 440.205 are explained and suggestions for the Employee and the Employer are given.
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Apportionment Under Chapter 440 and Impact of the Daubert Standard

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Assessing Credibility

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Castellanos and Miles-Impact of 2016 Attorney Fee Cases

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Course & Scope/Arising Out Of and the 120 Day Rule
The course will discuss recent cases involving course and scope, arising out of, idiopathic injuries and the 120 Day Rule.
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Ethics and Professionalism-A View from the Bench
This one hour seminar will address several issues of great interest to workers compensation practitioners from around the state. Topics will include the handling of attorneys' fees from the perspective of both claimant and defense attorney's pursuant to the Castellanos decision, practice under the 60 - Q Rules, and other trending issues of importance to attorney's in this ever - changing field of practice.
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Exclusive Remedy
An overall review of Florida’s exclusive remedy law and discussion of recent case Gil v. Tenet Healthsystems North Shore, Inc.
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Florida Workers' Compensation: Privacy Rights as to Claimant's and Social Media
As technology evolves and social media becomes a primary way to communicate and chart our everyday lives, the ability to access an individual’s posts, tweets, comments, etc. through discovery versus the assumed privacy continues to be a hotly litigated issue. This seminar focuses on recent case law, as well as the arguments and defenses commonly used in order to address the relevancy and applicability of social media in Florida workers’ compensation claims.
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From the JCC's Point of View
The panel will be discussing current issues facing the practitioners and JCCs from around the state. The issues will include such topics as the application of the Daubert evidentiary standard, cost reimbursement to the prevailing party, discovery of social media, telephonic appearances by parties and attorneys, the onset of permanent total disability indemnity benefits, 60 Q rules of procedure, ex parte attorneys fee request requirements, imposition of sanctions and other significant current issues in the application of the Worker's Compensation law and rules of procedure.
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Negotiating The Minefield Between The Parties Agreeing To Settle And The Claimant Cashing The Checks In A Workers' Compensation Case
Motions to Enforce Settlements are one of the most frequent issues heard by judges of compensation claims. Somewhere between the parties believing they have a settlement, and the Claimant cashing the settlement check, things go awry. This webcast will examine the numerous legal and ethical issues that relate to this litigation, whether the Claimant is unrepresented, previously represented, or currently represented.
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Occupational Exposure and Repetitive Trauma

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One JCC's Perspective on Things That Annoy
A Judge of Compensation Claims provides his perspective on those things attorneys do, or fail to do, that annoy him and his colleagues. Judge Ralph Humphries offers a view from the bench on conduct that is sure to make the "pet peeves" list of the judge assigned to your case. He also offers his suggestions on improving your practice to avoid inclusion on such a list.
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Playing by the Rules of Workers' Compensation Procedure
A panel will be discussing the practical application of the workers’ compensation procedural rules. Members of the Workers’ Compensation Section’s Rules Advisory Committee will be providing views from the claimant, defense, mediator and JCC perspective. Subject areas will include but not limited to mediation, motion practice pretrial procedure, prosecution of claims and sanctions.
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Private Causes of Action Under The Medicare Secondary Payer Act ("MSPA")

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Procedural Application of Miles
MILES V. CITY OF EDGEWATER- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AND WHAT THE ETHICAL AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATONS ARE.
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Using An Economist To Maximize Your Care
Whether you represent injured workers or employer/carriers, using an economist as an expert can potentially increase your settlement or mitigate exposure on your case. This seminar will include need-to-know information from Brian Wells of Raffa Consulting Economists who will address topics to include present value determinations which will be particularly useful given the recent economic changes affecting present value. Other topics of interest will include effectively using an expert at attorney fee hearings and potential “Daubert” objections to economic evidence pertaining to attorney fees. Insightful tips and tactics will be provided in terms of valuing catastrophic cases as well. In the workers’ compensation arena, the use of an expert economist is often overlooked. Don’t pass up the opportunity to learn how using an economist can further your case
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Where's the Friction? Ethical Concerns and Compatibility Dealing with Florida Workers' Compensation Litigation
This program is about the way we interact in litigation in Florida workers’ compensation. There are a multitude of points where there is friction and miscommunication. How can we identify those points, develop and incubate professionalism? How can all participants build better relationships? Practice better and understand each other and workers’ compensation better.
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Workers' Compensation Law Survey: Misrepresentation
A comprehensive examination of the statutes dealing with misrepresentation and the appellate decisions interpreting those sections of the law. The discussion includes the requisite elements of intent, provides insight into specific procedural and substantive requirements for attorneys litigating these matters, and discusses how Judges of Compensation Claims view and rule on this affirmative defense.
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Young Lawyers Division

Effective March 6, 2010, new lawyers or members that have not yet completed their three Basic CLE course component of the Basic Skills Course Requirement (BSCR), Rule 6-12, Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, will be able to fulfill this requirement either by attending a live Basic CLE presentation or participating in the 24/7 online CLE version of the Basic program and obtaining a certificate of completion. This online CLE option will replace the previously offered video replays. Live webcasts/virtual seminars, audio-CD and video-DVD programs will not satisfy this requirement. You can register for upcoming live seminars or participate in the 24/7 On-line CLE at your convenience and any time, 24 hours a day, by accessing The Florida Bar CLE website at www.floridabar.org/CLE.

The in-person attendance requirement for Practicing with Professionalism has not changed.

The expanded delivery method option for satisfying the BSCR only affects those attorneys who have not yet completed the BSCR. To verify your compliance and reporting dates, please check our website at www.floridabar.org/cler.


Basic Appellate Practice 2016
A basic overview of appellate law intended for the new lawyer or lawyer new to the practice area. This is a full-day seminar with topics to include an introduction to appellate practice, what is appealable, federal appeals, criminal appeals, brief writing, and oral argument.
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Basic Business Law 2016
A basic overview of business laws intended for the new lawyer or the lawyer new to the practice area. Topics to include discovery, summary judgements, employment law, business practices, consumer protection law, intellectual property and legal remedies.
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Basic Criminal Law 2017
Basic Criminal Law 2017 is intended for the new lawyer of the lawyer new to the practice area. Basic Labor and Employment 2016 is intended for the new lawyer or lawyers new to the practice area. NOTICE TO ALL BAR MEMBERS WITHIN THEIR FIRST THREE (3) YEARS OF ADMISSION: Pursuant to Rule 6-12.1(b), Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, you are required to complete three (3) “Basic” level substantive CLE courses presented by the Young Lawyers Division within your initial 3 year cycle after admission to The Florida Bar. (This is in addition to your attendance at the Practicing With Professionalism Seminar). This seminar satisfies one (1) of the course requirements. Effective January 1, 2016, TFB members completing Phase II of the Basic Skills Course Requirement online will have the option to complete three Basic programs or 21 individual segments. Seven segments are congruent to one Basic program. If a member is inter­ested in completing only certain segments of a Basic program, a combination of individual segments from varying Basic programs can combine to meet the BSCR requirement. Members can choose to complete an entire program title or individual segments of various programs as long they complete a total of 21 segments within their first three years of admission to TFB. Programs and segments are available anytime through TFB’s 24/7 On Demand Catalog. This expanded delivery method option for satisfying the BSCR only affects those attorneys who have not yet completed the BSCR.
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Basic Debtor Creditor and Bankruptcy 2017
Basic Overiview of Debtor, Creditor and Bankruptcy Law intended for the new lawyer or lawyers new to the practice area. NOTICE TO ALL BAR MEMBERS WITHIN THEIR FIRST THREE (3) YEARS OF ADMISSION: Pursuant to Rule 6-12.1(b), Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, you are required to complete three (3) “Basic” level substantive CLE courses presented by the Young Lawyers Division within your initial 3 year cycle after admission to The Florida Bar. (This is in addition to your attendance at the Practicing With Professionalism Seminar). This seminar satisfies one (1) of the course requirements. Effective January 1, 2016, TFB members completing Phase II of the Basic Skills Course Requirement online will have the option to complete three Basic programs or 21 individual segments. Seven segments are congruent to one Basic program. If a member is inter­ested in completing only certain segments of a Basic program, a combination of individual segments from varying Basic programs can combine to meet the BSCR requirement. Members can choose to complete an entire program title or individual segments of various programs as long they complete a total of 21 segments within their first three years of admission to TFB. Programs and segments are available anytime through TFB’s 24/7 On Demand Catalog. This expanded delivery method option for satisfying the BSCR only affects those attorneys who have not yet completed the BSCR.
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Basic Discovery 2013
A basic overview of discovery intended for the new lawyer or as a refresher for the established lawyer. Topics to include Discovery Nuances, Discovery and Criminal Law, Requests for Production and Interrogatories, Requests for Admissions, Depositions and Subpoenas.
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Basic Estate Planning & Probate 2016
A one day seminar designed for the new lawyer or the experienced lawyer new to the practice area. Topics to include basic probate, powers of attorney, trust code basics, homestead, basic guardianship, Medicare/Medicaid/Social Security, and basic elder law.
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Basic Evidence 2015
This course is intended as an introduction to or as a refresher course on case evidence. Topics to include Florida evidence refresher, expert testimony, witness examination and impeachment, the business of records and opinion testimony, criminal evidence & social media implications, electronic evidence, preserving error for appellate review, and a judicial panel discussion on practical evidence.
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Basic Labor and Employment 2017
Basic Labor and Employment 2016 is intended for the new lawyer or lawyers new to the practice area. NOTICE TO ALL BAR MEMBERS WITHIN THEIR FIRST THREE (3) YEARS OF ADMISSION: Pursuant to Rule 6-12.1(b), Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, you are required to complete three (3) “Basic” level substantive CLE courses presented by the Young Lawyers Division within your initial 3 year cycle after admission to The Florida Bar. (This is in addition to your attendance at the Practicing With Professionalism Seminar). This seminar satisfies one (1) of the course requirements. Effective January 1, 2016, TFB members completing Phase II of the Basic Skills Course Requirement online will have the option to complete three Basic programs or 21 individual segments. Seven segments are congruent to one Basic program. If a member is inter­ested in completing only certain segments of a Basic program, a combination of individual segments from varying Basic programs can combine to meet the BSCR requirement. Members can choose to complete an entire program title or individual segments of various programs as long they complete a total of 21 segments within their first three years of admission to TFB. Programs and segments are available anytime through TFB’s 24/7 On Demand Catalog. This expanded delivery method option for satisfying the BSCR only affects those attorneys who have not yet completed the BSCR.
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Basic Settlement and ADR
This is a basic course intended for the new lawyer and or lawyers new to the practice area.
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Basic Technology Law 2016
A basic overview of technology law designed for both the new and seasoned lawyer. Topics to include social media and the law; intellectual property law and how to protect technology; hot topics in technology litigation; cyber threats to lawyers and law firms; technology transactions; electronic discovery and evidence and legal ethics in a connected world: portable devices, social media and the Cloud.
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Basic Transactional Law 2016
A one day seminar designed for the new lawyer or the experienced lawyer new to the practice area or as a refresher course. Topics to include contract to closing for real estate transactions, basics of contract drafting, basic employment agreements, buying and selling a business (asset and stock purchase agreements), license agreements and intellectual property, basics of Uniform Commercial Code, and lease agreements.
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Basic Trial Practice 2013
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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Basic Trial Practice 2016
Basic overview of trial practice intended for the new lawyer or lawyers new to the practice area. Topics to include litigation, jury selection, opening, cross examination, closing, appellate perspective and a view from the bench.
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Practicing with Professionalism Fall 2014
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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Practicing with Professionalism Fall 2016
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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Practicing with Professionalism Spring 2015 (Non-Mandatory)
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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Practicing with Professionalism Spring 2015
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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Practicing with Professionalism Spring 2016
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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Practicing with Professionalism Spring 2017
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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Cruising the Danube 2017 Out of Country CLE Trip The Ethical Dangers of Technology in the Legal Practice
This CLE will focus on identifying both the benefits and the dangers associated with using, or ignoring, available technology in the legal practice. This includes a discussion on the rules of conduct and ethical obligations for lawyers using technoloby.
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