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City County and Local Government Law Section
37th Annual Local Government Law in Florida
This seminar will include topics such as, defending a local invocation policy in federal court; the Koontz impact on local government practice; sunshine law and public records law update; avoiding traps for the unwary: practical tips for respoinding to public records requests; let's be "friends" - use of sicial media by local government; red light camera law update; building a successful local government ethics program; legislative update and legislative lobbying tips.
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38th Annual Local Government Law in Florida
This seminar will cover topics such as, domestic partnerships and human rights model ordinances; evidence: a refresher course; forfeitures; transitioning to a stand-alone sefl-insurance program; 1st amendment public demonstrations; public records and HIPPA; eminent domain; shade meetings in Florida; ethical considerations representing local governments and local government officials; the Bradenton Tiems, Inc. v. Manatee County, case no: 2013-CA-2597; Affd., 137 So. 3d 598 (2nd DCA 2014); quirk in Florida state code enforcement statue presents potential issues for investors buying distressed properties and legislative update.
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39TH ANNUAL PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT LABOR RELATIONS FORUM

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40th Annual Public Employment Labor Relations Forum
The seminar will include 40 years of PERA; ethics; issues and trends in title VII and the FCRA; health care bargaining under PERA; PERC case update; FRS & pension developments; litigating verterns' employment and reemployment rights cases; federal 11th circuit and Florida public sector update; mock arbitration and regulating public employee speech.
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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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City County and Local Government Law Certification Review Course 2015
This seminar will cover subjects such as public finance; conflicts of interest/financial disclosure; ethics; public sector employment liability; eminent domain; sunshine law and public records law; home rule and allocation of taxing powers; procurements; land use/zoning and practice & procedures before local government legislative and quasi-judicial bodies.
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City County and Local Government Law Section Certification Review Course 2014
This certification reveiew course will include topics such as; public finance; conflicts of interest/financial disclosure; ethics; public sector employment liability; eminent doman; sunshine law and public records law; home rule and allocation of taxing powers; procurements; land use/zoning and practice & procedures before local government legislative and quasi-judicial bodies.
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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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Land Use 2014
This seminar will include subjects such as, recent developments in RLUIPA law; the Harris act; code enforcement of land use orders; land use law case update; land use issues on interest; tips to keep quasi-judicial hearings professional & safe and ethics for land use practitioners.
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Public Finance in Florida 2015
This seminar will include topics such as, public private partnerships under new legislation; new municipal advisor rule-what's in it for local governments? post-issuance compliance: tax and disclosure; SEC enforcement initiatives; Florida ethics update; EB-5 visa programs as an economic development tool; fire services assessment programs and other developments in alternative revenue sources and the great PACE debate.
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Sunshine Law Public Records & Ethics for Public Officers and Public Employees 2014
This seminar will cover public records law overview; sunshine law overview; a guide to gifts; business and employment conflicts; how to handle a voting conflict; nepotism, misuse and disclosure; know the ropes for smooth sailing after public service and sane advice about crazy topics.
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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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CLE Committee
2014 Masters Seminar on Ethics
The 2014 Masters Seminar on Ethics encompasses President Eugene Pettis’ theme “Embracing Connectivity”. In celebration of this year’s theme, the Masters Seminar on Ethics features a diverse and dynamic group of speakers and a highly acclaimed Judicial Panel who will discuss a variety of ethics issues faced by both new and seasoned lawyers. This lively and entertaining seminar will present a discussion of the practice of law from an ethics perspective, highlighting an understanding of the expectations of civility, candor, and ethical behavior in and out of the courtroom, and ethical considerations related to the impact of technology in changing the practice of law, and creating balance in practice and personal life. These esteemed speakers and panelists will provide insight and best-practice tips to assist lawyers in establishing a foundation for practice based in ethics and its impact on dealing with colleagues, clients, the court, and will highlight the integration of technology and the connectivity of these relationships and issues. The 2014 Masters Seminar on Ethics will benefit and appeal to lawyers in all fields, including those practicing transactional, civil, and criminal law, in understanding how to recognize ethical pitfalls and overcome many of the ethical challenges that lawyers face today.
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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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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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2015 Survey of Florida Law
This is a collection of audio recordings from various seminars that took place during the 2015-2015 Florida Bar fiscal year.
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37th Annual Local Government Law in Florida
This seminar will include topics such as, defending a local invocation policy in federal court; the Koontz impact on local government practice; sunshine law and public records law update; avoiding traps for the unwary: practical tips for respoinding to public records requests; let's be "friends" - use of sicial media by local government; red light camera law update; building a successful local government ethics program; legislative update and legislative lobbying tips.
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Annual Ethics Update 2014
This seminar includes what's new in legal ethics; navigating the Bar grievance process; the relation between Bar grievances and legal malpractice claims.
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City County and Local Government Law Section Certification Review Course 2014
This certification reveiew course will include topics such as; public finance; conflicts of interest/financial disclosure; ethics; public sector employment liability; eminent doman; sunshine law and public records law; home rule and allocation of taxing powers; procurements; land use/zoning and practice & procedures before local government legislative and quasi-judicial bodies.
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Conquering The Technology Curve
This seminar will include topics such as tech purchasing 101; mobile devices & remote computing; the ethics of cloud computing; generating documents in a paperless office; efficient technology; marketing with technology; effective billing to minimize lost time 7 revenue; hiring help 101; and client & case management.
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Land Use 2014
This seminar will include subjects such as, recent developments in RLUIPA law; the Harris act; code enforcement of land use orders; land use law case update; land use issues on interest; tips to keep quasi-judicial hearings professional & safe and ethics for land use practitioners.
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Sunshine Law Public Records & Ethics for Public Officers and Public Employees 2014
This seminar will cover public records law overview; sunshine law overview; a guide to gifts; business and employment conflicts; how to handle a voting conflict; nepotism, misuse and disclosure; know the ropes for smooth sailing after public service and sane advice about crazy topics.
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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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Consumer Protection Law Committee
Introduction to the Practice of Consumer Law
The course will introduce basic concepts, ethical considerations and explore consumer law connections to all areas of practice. Participants will learn what is involved in starting a consumer law practice, federal consumer laws and how to analyze potential cases, the basics regarding auto fraud, class actions, debt collection, credit reporting, foreclosure and warranties and hear from top consumer advocates about the practice of consumer law.
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Property Privacy and Accountability - Developments in Consumer Protection

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Criminal Law Section
Advanced Federal Practice - 2014
This course covers topics such as the latest sentencing guidelines cases from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, constitutional issues from the Supreme Court, trial tactics, trial strategies, ethical issues facing the federal criminal defense lawyer, and issues with government expert and lay witnesses. 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.
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