The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
7th Annual Construction Law Institute

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation: March 20 - 22, 2014
Rosen Shingle Creek - 9939 Universal Boulevard - Orlando, FL 32819 - (866) 996-6338

Course No. 1679R

This two day advanced course will cover the following topics: analysis of project delivery systems; public private partnerships; current e-discovery trends in litigation and technology; privileges and attorney work product; changes in the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Regarding E-Discovery; controlling general conditions; iPads for construction lawyers; advanced lien law; licensing issues for different delivery systems; drafting considerations and case studies for green building; legislative & case law update; ethical considerations in construction cases.

DAY 1 (optional) • Thursday, March 20, 2014

11:00 a.m.
Golf Tournament Check-In / Lunch

12:00 p.m
Golf Tournament Start

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception

DAY 2 • Friday, March 21, 2014

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Check In and Late Registration

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Plenary I – The Future is Here: Globalization and Its Impact on Construction
Jerry Brodsky, Esq., Miami
Irvin Richter, Hill International

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Plenary II – The ABCs of 3P: Public Private Partnerships in Florida After HB 85
Lee A. Weintraub, Esq., Ft. Lauderdale
Mark Hefferin, Herndon, VA

10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Networking Break

10:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Workshop A: DOAH OR DON’T?: Practice Before Florida Professional Licensing Boards
The Honorable Lisa Nelson, Tallahassee
Diane Perera, Esq., Miami
John Rimes, Esq., Tallahassee
Frederick R. Dudley, Esq., Tallahassee

Workshop B: Arbitration Under 2013 Revised Florida Arbitration Code
Larry Leiby, Esq., Ft. Lauderdale
Deborah Mastin, Esq., Miami
The Honorable Christi Underwood, Orlando

12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch Presentation and Lifetime Achievement Award
Chris Hodgkins, MAT Concessionaire, LLC, Miami

1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Workshop C: I-Pads and Hard Hats: Electronic Project Management and Discovery
Ben Nolan, Berkley Research Group
Hardy Roberts, Tampa

Workshop D: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Trytek Again: Attorney’s Fee Recovery in Florida
James Hauser, Esq., Orlando

3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Networking Break

3:20 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Workshop E: The Glass Slipper Breaks: Recovery of Economic Losses Against Design Professionals After Tiara Condominium and SB 286
The Honorable Alice Blackwell, Orlando
The Honorable Lisa T. Munyon, Orlando
J. Michael Huey, Esq., Tallahassee

Workshop F: That Sinking Feeling: Liability Issues Created by Sea-Level Rise and Sinkholes
Sidney Ansbacher, Esq., Jacksonville
Prof. Scott Hagen, Ph.D., University of Central Florida, Orlando

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday Evening Reception

DAY 3 • Saturday, March 22, 2014

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Plenary III – Get Off of My I-Cloud: Emerging Role of Technology in Construction Practice
Sanjay Kurian, Esq., Fort Myers
Trent Walton, U.S. Legal Support

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Workshop G: Dream-On: Impact of Immigration Enforcement on Construction Projects
Nicolas J. Watkins, Esq., Miami

Workshop H: Insurance from the Other Guy: New ISO Forms for Additional Insured Endorsements
Scott Pence, Esq., Tampa
Gary L. Smith, Insurance Office of America

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Networking Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Workshop I: “Who’s on First?”: Insurance Coverage Issues in Mediation
Lawrence M. Watson, Jr., Esq., Maitland
Bruce Alexander, Esq., West Palm Beach

Workshop J: “‘Till Default Do Us Part”: Joint Ventures and Representation of Joint Venturers
Cristin Keane, Esq., Tampa

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Grab ‘n Go Box Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Plenary IV – Ethics Issues in E-Discovery
Perry Adair, Esq., Coral Gables

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Plenary V – Legislative and Case Law Update
Frederick R. Dudley, Esq., Tallahassee
Larry Leiby, Esq., Ft. Lauderdale


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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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