The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Environmental & Land Use Law Section present
2014 Ethical Challenges for the Environmental Lawyer & Consultant - Audio CD Sale Only
This presentation is also included in the 2014 ELULS Annual Update Audio CD 1905

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Thursday August 7, 2014

Course No. 1777C

Ethical challenges for environmental attorneys and consultants including rules governing ethical practices

Thursday, August 7, 2014

8:00 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Late Registration

8:25 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks/Introduction

8:30 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Affiliate/Attorney Ethics: Mock Trial Addressing Ethical Issues Associated with Environmental Due Diligence, Eminent Domain and “New” Types of Contamination Issues in Florida
Ralph DeMeo, Esq., Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.
J. Chris Herin, P.G., Geosyntec Consultants
Peter K. Partlow, P.E., E. Sciences, Inc.
William L. Finger, Esq., Finger, Nelson & Maguire, PLLC
Robert Fingar, Esq., Guilday Law

10:10 a.m. – 10:20 a .m. Break

10:20 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Affiliate/Attorney Ethics: Electronic Data Management
David B. Weinstein, Esq., Greenberg Traurig
Chelsae R. Johansen, Esq., Greenberg Traurig

11:10 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Affiliate/Attorney Ethics: How to Avoid Conflicts of Interest: Does Your Involvement Pass the Straight-Face Test?
Anna H. Long, Esq., Friedman, Friedman & Long, P.A.
L. Thomas Roberts, E Sciences, Inc.

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Substantive Committee Luncheon

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker
John Englander, Oceanographer & Consultant, Boca Raton

2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Break

2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Air Policy and Energy Production
Robert A. Manning, Esq., Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.
Scott Osbourn, P.E., Golder Associates, Inc.
Paula Cobb, Esq., Director of The Division of Air Resource Management, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Sector Planning: The North Ranch Master Plan
Chris Sinclair, AICP, Renaissance Planning Group
David L. Powell, Esq., Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.
W. Michael Dennis, Ph.D., Breedlove, Dennis & Associates, Inc.

3:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
Administrative Law Update
Francine M. Ffolkes, Esq., Florida Department of Environmental Protection

4:50 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.
Legislative Update
Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr., Esq., Holland & Knight, LLP
Terry E. Lewis, Esq., Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.

5:40 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Eco Walk (E Sciences)

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Live Music (Hankinson)


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