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05/13/2016
Practicing with Professionalism Spring 2015 (Non-Mandatory)
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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05/17/2016
Managing Bilingual Mediation
This audio webcast will sensitize listeners to the ways effective mediation may go awry when one or more parties to the mediation primarily uses a language other than English. The session will cover what the mediator can do to render the mediation effective under such circumstances whether the mediator is bilingual, or not. Included will be suggested strategies and best practices to overcome obstacles to linguistic communication in mediation, as well as discussion of legal ethical issues impacting attorneys in the course of communications that may be required in the context of mediation.
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05/20/2016
Tax Planning with Substance: A Multi-Area Survey of the Economic Substance Doctrine
This presentation is meant to set the stage for the application of economic substance and related doctrines in federal tax law to various substantive tax areas. The program will briefly trace the history of the tension between structuring transactions in a tax efficient manner and building structures which only promote tax savings. The Taxman’s version of “Tom and Jerry".
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Basic Business Law 2016
A basic overview of business laws intended for the new lawyer or the lawyer new to the practice area. Topics to include discovery, summary judgements, employment law, business practices, consumber protection law, intellectual property and legal remedies.
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05/25/2016
Practicing with Professsionalism Spring 2016
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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Practicing with Professionalism Spring 2015 (Non-Mandatory)
A one day seminar providing a broad overview of ethical and professional issues designed for new lawyers in fulfillment of phase 1 of the Basic Skills Course Requirement. The Florida Supreme Court in The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, Rule 6-12 (Basic Skills Course Requirement, 524 So. 2d 634 (Fla. 1988), made Practicing with Professionalism, mandatory for attorneys admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988. Effective on May 12, 2005, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Rule 6-12.3 and Rule 6-12.4. These amended rules state that in addition to attending Practicing with Professionalism, new admittees must attend three "basic" level substantive continuing legal education programs presented by the YLD. The Basic Skills Course Requirement must be completed within the initial 3-year continuing legal education cycle after admission to The Florida Bar or within 2 years after the expiration of any exempt status. The Practicing with Professionalism requirement must be met within the first year of admission to The Florida Bar or one year prior to being admitted to The Florida Bar. Out-of-State Practitioners, Military lawyers and Governmental lawyers may be exempt from the Basic Skills Course Requirement and should refer to Rule 6-12.4 to determine eligibility for an exemption
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05/26/2016
International Protection of Intellectual Property
This seminar will cover; patents; trademarks; copyrights and cyber security.
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06/09/2016
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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06/16/2016
Arbitration, Effective Joint Opening Sessions, and Ethical Issues for Mediators & Attorneys
Arbitration, Mediation and Updates
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