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Administrative Law Section
2016 Advanced Topics in Administrative, Environmental and Government Law
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Introduction Jowanna N. Oates, Chief Attorney, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee Ralph Demeo, Shareholder, Hopping Green & Sams Russell Kent, Special Counsel for Litigation, Attorney General’s Office 8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. State and Federal Constitutional Claims Sidney Ansbacher Partner, Upchurch Bailey and Upchurch 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Bid Protests Brian A. Newman Shareholder, Pennigton, P.A. 10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Break 10:35 a.m. -11:25 a.m. Hot topics in State APA/Rulemaking Kenneth J. Plante Executive Director, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee Jowanna N. Oates Chief Attorney, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee 11:25 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Federal Administrative Rulemaking Mark Seidenfeld Patricia A, Dore Professor, Florida State University Law School 12:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Appellate Review Hon. Kent Wetherell Judge, First District Court of Appeal 2:15 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. §1983 Ralph DeMeo Shareholder, Hopping Green & Sams 3:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. Break 3:25p.m. – 4:15 Agency Rule Challenges Hon. John Van Laningham Administrative Law Judge, Division of Administrative Hearings 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Communications with Represented Persons (Tobin and Bar Rule 4-4.2) Russell Kent Special Counsel for Litigation, Attorney General’s Office Dan Gelber Partner, Gelber Schachter & Greenberg Fred R. Dudley (Moderator) Partner, Dudley, Sellers and Healey, P.L.
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Administrative Law Audio Webcast: Ethics for Constitutional Officers -- Part III
This presentation is Part III of the Administrative Law Audio Webcast Series: Ethics for Constitutional Officers (audio and slides over the internet). You may register for the live audio webcasts individually or pay a reduced price for all three live audio webcasts. In addition, you may purchase the audio CD which includes all three webcasts.
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Advanced Topics in Administrative, Environmental and Government Law Seminar

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Practice Before DOAH
Do you want to know how to conduct administrative hearings, qualify expert witnesses, and behave ethically? Join us for “Practice Before DOAH" on Friday, October 2, 2015, at the Division of Administrative Hearings in Tallahassee. Learn about standing, motion practice, preserving issues for appeal, watch a mock administrative hearing, and hear from a distinguished panel of DOAH ALJs.
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The Florida Bar Administrative Law Section Public Utilities Law Committee in cooperation with the Florida Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association present Solving the Puzzles: Updates on Net Neutrality, Public Records, Negotiated Rules, and Cyber Security
This Program Explores Issues Affecting Public Utilities, Telecommunications and Utility Regulation. The Focus is on Net Neutrality and the Federal re-regulation of telecommunications, Public Records, and Cybersecurity. In addition, the Program Considers a Novel and Successful Negotiated Rulemaking at the Department of Health, that Could Be Useful in Other State Agencies.
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The Nuts and Bolts of Bid Protests
This program will provide an overview of the bid protest process and will also discuss recent decisions relating to bid protest and procurement law.
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Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Arbitration, Effective Joint Opening Sessions, and Ethical Issues for Mediators & Attorneys
Arbitration, Mediation and Updates
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Mediation Conflicts of Interest: Ethical Traps for the Unwary

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Recent Developments in Arbitration - the Revised Florida Arbitration Code and Recent Supreme Court Decisions
In 2013, the Florida Legislature amended the Florida Arbitration Code when it enacted the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act approved by the National Commission on Uniform State Laws and the American Bar Association. Now called the Revised Florida Arbitration Code, Florida has substantially rewritten the statutes governing arbitration. During the amendment process, the United States Supreme Court has decided cases dealing with arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, which would preempt the Revised Florida Arbitration Code. This CLE addresses the substantive changes to Florida statutes dealing with arbitration and the decisional law recently handed down by the high court.
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The Oracle Speaks: Appellate Mediation Unveiled
Learn from a distinguished panel of appellate judges, mediators and recognized experts in appellate advocacy about significant ways to improve your appellate mediation experience. This seminar is designed to assist mediators and advocates in the context of mediation at the appellate court level by discussing advanced techniques utilized to resolve cases on appeal. Topics include the essentials of appellate mediation in specific FL DCA’s, the history of appellate mediation in Florida and its effect on today’s mediation programs at the appellate level; how to incorporate mandated mediation into your successful appellate strategy; effective levers to use as a mediator to gain momentum with prevailing parties; and the ethics of appellate mediation.
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Annual Convention
Animal Law in Florida
The Animal Law Committee presents "Animal Law in Florida".
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Appellate Practice Section
2016 Practicing Before the Supreme Court
The lessons learned from attending this unique CLE program, sponsored by the Appellate Practice Section and the Government Lawyer Section, can be applied to any judicial process. It is a full-day event held at Florida’s Supreme Court building which provides the opportunity for you to interact with the Justices of the Florida Supreme Court. This seminar will begin with an observation of an oral argument, followed by a discussion of the arguing attorneys involved in the case. The Justices will join the seminar for a question and answer discussion concerning the practice before the Court. Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration and the seminar will include sessions on oral arguments, ethical responsibilites, jurisdictional briefs, merits briefs and amicus briefs. APPELLATE
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Advanced Appellate Practice & Certification Review

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Differences Among the DCAs

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Practicing Before the First District Court of Appeal

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Practicing Before the Third District Court of Appeal

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Recent Developments in Arbitration - the Revised Florida Arbitration Code and Recent Supreme Court Decisions
In 2013, the Florida Legislature amended the Florida Arbitration Code when it enacted the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act approved by the National Commission on Uniform State Laws and the American Bar Association. Now called the Revised Florida Arbitration Code, Florida has substantially rewritten the statutes governing arbitration. During the amendment process, the United States Supreme Court has decided cases dealing with arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, which would preempt the Revised Florida Arbitration Code. This CLE addresses the substantive changes to Florida statutes dealing with arbitration and the decisional law recently handed down by the high court.
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Business Law Section
7th Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium

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Bankruptcy Court Evidence Boot Camp: Basics to Advanced

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Bankruptcy Law & Practice: View from the Bench 2015

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Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence: Pre-Discovery Through Trial

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Recent Developments in Arbitration - the Revised Florida Arbitration Code and Recent Supreme Court Decisions
In 2013, the Florida Legislature amended the Florida Arbitration Code when it enacted the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act approved by the National Commission on Uniform State Laws and the American Bar Association. Now called the Revised Florida Arbitration Code, Florida has substantially rewritten the statutes governing arbitration. During the amendment process, the United States Supreme Court has decided cases dealing with arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, which would preempt the Revised Florida Arbitration Code. This CLE addresses the substantive changes to Florida statutes dealing with arbitration and the decisional law recently handed down by the high court.
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City County and Local Government Law Section
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 self-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 Times, 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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