The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the City County and Local Government Law Section and the Environmental & Land Use Law Section present
7th Annual Ethics Seminar
Maintaining Personal and Professional Integrity
In An Ethically Challenged World

Course Classification: Intermediate Level

Audio CD Only
November 1, 2013

Course No. 1879R

The program focus is on the importance of ethics in decision-making. Many of the seminar examples are related to ethical challenges

15 minutes

Welcome & Introductions: Our Sponsors, Logistics & Plan For the Day
Bill Nemser, AICP, LEED AP© Wellington
Eric Dumbaugh, Ph.D, Boca Raton

30 minutes
Cultivating Moral Courage
Introduction: J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., Fort Lauderdale
Speaker: Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., Fort Lauderdale

30 minutes
Public Ethics In the News, 2012-2013
Speaker: Frank S. Palen, Esq., AICP, West Palm Beach

60 Minutes
Reforming Florida’s Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees: What Was (and Was Not) Achieved?
Moderator: James E. White, Esq., AICP, Fort Lauderdale
Speakers: Daniel B. Krassner, Tallahassee
Susan H. Maurer, Esq., Fort Lauderdale

60 minutes
Evolution of Ethics Reform In Southeast Florida
Moderator: Frank S. Palen, Esq., AICP, West Palm Beach
Speakers: Thomas J. Baird, Esq., AICP, West Palm Beach
Steven P. Cullen, Esq., West Palm Beach
Samuel S. Goren, Esq., Fort Lauderdale
Katy Sorenson, Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables

45 minutes.
Keynote Address - State and Local Government:
Personal Observations on Ethical Challenges and Opportunities
Introduction: Frank Schnidman, LL.M., Esq., Boca Raton
Speaker: Norman Braman, Miami

60 minutes
Professional Codes of Ethics: Professional Aspirations Meet Everyday Realities
Moderator: Susan M. Coughanour, AICP, Lake Worth
Speakers: Frank Cassidy, CEP, Cape Coral
Emily M. O’Mahoney, ASLA, PLA, LEED AP© (BD+C), Jupiter
Charles G. Pattison, FAICP, Tallahassee
Brian D. Teeple, AICP, Jacksonville

45 minutes.
It May Be Legal, But is It Ethical?
Moderator: Thomas F. Mullin, Esq., LEED AP©, Boca Raton
Speakers: Christopher T. Byrd, Esq.,Orlando
Margie Oppenheimer Nolan, Esq., AICP, Fort Lauderdale
Samuel E. Poole, III, Esq., Partner, Berger Singerman LLP, Fort Lauderdale

60 minutes
Investigative Reporting: The Changing Roles of “Old” & “New” Media
Moderator: Seth C. Behn, AICP, West Palm Beach
Speakers: Dan Christensen, Fort Lauderdale
Jennifer Sorentrue, Fort Lauderdale

30 minutes
“Tweaking Your Moral Compass” - Lessons Learned”
Introduction: James F. Murley, Esq., Hollywood
Speaker: Thomas G. Pelham, Esq., FAICP, Tallahassee

15 minutes
Announcements, Thank You & Adjourn
Dawn C. Sonneborn, AICP, Fort Lauderdale

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