The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Trial Lawyers Section present
Annual Civil Trial Update and Board Certification Review Seminar

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation and Webcast: January 17-18, 2013
The JW Marriott Orlando
Grande Lakes
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837

Course No. 1441R

This course is designed for two audiences: those who are preparing to take the Board Certification exam for civil trial or business litigation and those who want a refresher course and update on civil trial practice. The course has been approved for 17 hours of CLE certification credit for both civil trial and business litigation, including 2.0 hours of ethics credit.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Late Registration

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Edward K. Cheffy, Naples

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Civil Procedure
Matthew J. Conigliaro, St. Petersburg

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Trial Skills: Opening and Closing
F. Gregory Barnhart, West Palm Beach

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (included in registration fee)
Fourth Amendment: From the Magna Carta to the Patriot Act
Barry Richard, Tallahassee

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Trial Skills: Preserving the Record for Appeal
Jack J. Aiello, West Palm Beach

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Recent Developments in Business Litigation
Darryl Bloodworth, Orlando

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Trial Skills: Voir Dire
William E. Hahn, Tampa

Friday, January 18, 2013

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Ethics
Edward K. Cheffy, Naples

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Recent Developments in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Gary D. Fox, Miami

12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (included in registration fee)
Remarks about the Certification Exam
E. William Hoppe, Jr., Gainesville
Chair, Civil Trial Certification Committee Member

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Trial Skills: Examination of Witnesses (including Experts, Frye Motions and Motions in Limine)
Patricia Lowry, West Palm Beach

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Evidence
Professor Charles Ehrhardt, Tallahassee


To register for the live Webcast, please print and complete the registration form then send with payment by mail or fax. Call The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at (800) 342-8060 ext. 5831 with any questions.

AUDIO WEB CAST CONNECTION: Live audio web cast attendees receive course materials and audio via the Internet. Connection instructions will be e-mailed 2 days prior to scheduled course; or contact The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831 for instructions 2 days prior to the event.

Florida Bar CLE Courses feature electronic course materials for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable electronic material can be downloaded and printed and is available via e-mail several days in advance of the live presentation or thereafter for purchased products. The Course Book can be purchased separately. Effective July 1, 2010.



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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