This seminar will include; is privatization of legal services a better model for local governments?; the benefits of same sex policies; crisis management for local governments; ethics regulations; legislative update; the legal attacks on unions in Florida; stop at the redlight - the current status and future of red light camera; attorney client privilege and ethical considerations in the digital age; liens and code enforcement in the age of foreclosure.
Friday May 10, 2013
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Late Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Jewel White, Chair, City, County & Local Government Law Section
Hans Ottinot, Chair-Elect and Program Chair, City, County & Local Government Section
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Is Privatization of Legal Services a Better Model for Local Governments?
Moderator: Regine Monestime, City Attorney, North Miami
Panel: Sam Goren, Goren, Cherof, et al, Fort Lauderdale
Susan Churuti, Bryant Miller & Olive, Tampa
Colin Baenziger, Baenziger & Associates Wellington, Florida
Don Papy, Deputy City Attorney, Miami Beach
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Benefits of Same Sex Policies
Dean J. Trantalis, Law Offices of Dean Trantalis,
Adam Katzman, Deputy County Attorney, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch/Annual Meeting (included in registration fee)
Crisis Management for Local Governments
Lunch Speaker: Kendall Coffey, Coffey Burlington, LLP, Miami
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
C. Chris Anderson, III, General Counsel & Deputy Executive Director, Florida Commission on Ethics
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Kraig Conn, Legislative Counsel, Florida League of Cities, Tallahassee
Virginia Saunders Delegal, General Counsel, Florida Association of Counties, Tallahassee
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Legal Attacks on Unions in Florida
Rene Ruiz, Stearns Weaver, et al., Miami
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Reception (included in registration fee)
Saturday, May 11, 2013
8:15 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
8:55 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Stop at The Red Light – The Current Status and Future of Red Light Camera
Amanda Arnold Sansone, Carlton Fields, Tampa
9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Attorney Client Privilege and Ethical Considerations in the Digital Age
Jeanine Williams, Asst. City Attorney, St. Petersburg
10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Liens and Code Enforcement in the Age of Foreclosure
Richard Sarafan, Genovese Joblove, et al., Miami
Craig Leen, City Attorney, City of Coral Gables
11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.