The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Trial Lawyers Section present
Annual Civil Trial Update and Board Certification Review Seminar

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation: February 17-18, 2014
Tampa Airport Marriott
4200 George J. Bean Parkway
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 879-5151

Course No. 1654R

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.

Monday, February 17, 2014

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Late Registration

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Edward K. Cheffy, Naples

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Civil Procedure
Matthew J. Conigliaro, Tampa

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Trial Skills: Opening and Closing
F. Gregory Barnhart, West Palm Beach

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (included in registration fee)
Remarks about the Certification Exam
Luncheon Speaker: Representative from
Civil Trial Certification Committee

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Trial Skills: Preserving the Record for Appeal
Jack J. Aiello, West Palm Beach

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Evidence
Professor Charles Ehrhardt, Tallahassee

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Ethics
Edward K. Cheffy, Naples

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Recent Developments in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Gary D. Fox, Miami

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch (not included in registration fee)

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Trial Skills: Examination of Witnesses (including Experts, Daubert Motions and Motions in Limine)
Patricia Lowry, West Palm Beach

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Recent Developments in Business Litigation
Darryl Bloodworth, Orlando

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Trial Skills: Voir Dire
William E. Hahn, Tampa


Florida Bar CLE Courses feature electronic course materials for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable electronic material can be downloaded and printed and is available via e-mail several days in advance of the live presentation or thereafter for purchased products. The Course Book can be purchased separately. Effective July 1, 2010.



Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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