This advanced program will acquaint practitioners with recent developments, both in statutes and case law updates, to include bankruptcy, fair housing laws, Market Record Title Act, developers and the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, neighborhood security in the post Zimmerman/Martin era, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Also features a special 2 credit hour segment on attorney fees.
8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.
Introduction and Welcome
Steven H. Mezer, Bush Ross, PA, Tampa
8:05 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
2013 Case Law Update
Michael J. Gelfand, Gelfand & Arpe, PA, West Palm Beach
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Anatomy of a Leak – Who is Picking up the Tab?
Joseph E. Adams, Becker & Poliakoff, PA, Ft. Myers
9:50 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
The Marketable Record Title Act: Someone's Idea of a Good Idea at the Time
H. Webster Melton, III, Bush Ross, PA, Tampa
10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
10:35 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Bankruptcy – The Escape from Liability
Jason W. Johnson, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, PA, Orlando
11:20 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Fair Housing Laws and Emotional Support Animals – Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!!!
Jane L. Cornett, Becker & Poliakoff, PA, Stuart
Christopher N. Davies, Cohen & Grigsby, PC, Naples
David St. John, St. John Rossin Burr & Lemme, PLLC, West Palm Beach
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Box Lunch (included in registration)
12:30 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Developers and The Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act: There is No Free Lunch
Jerry E. Aron, Jerry E. Aron, PA, West Palm Beach
Alexander Dobrev, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, PA, Orlando
Robert S. Freedman, Carlton Fields, PA, Tampa
1:25 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Security and Neighborhood Watch in the Post Zimmerman/Martin Era
Mark E. Adamczyk, Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest, PLLC, Naples
Richard D. DeBoest, II, Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest, PLLC, Naples
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Revenge of the Debtor
Jeffrey A. Rembaum, Kaye Bender Rembaum, PLLC, Palm Beach Gardens
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
3:05 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Who is Going to Pay You? Attorney Fees: Statutes, Contracts, Rules, Ethical Considerations and Fatal Mistakes
James C. Hauser, Attorney’s Fees in Florida, PL, Maitland
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