The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
5th Annual Construction Law Institute

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation: March 22 - 24, 2012 - Orlando (Near Disney World)
REUNION Resort and Club • 7593 Gathering Drive • Reunion, FL 34747 • 877-778-2243

Course No. 1336R

This two day advanced course will cover the following topics: Federal and State E- Discovery rules and case law, use of E-Discovery experts and integrating the experts through trial, dispute resolution, inadvertent document productions and the threat of attorney disqualifications, construction issues for distressed assets and REO, fraud in construction, advanced lien law, update on Chinese drywall: litigation, insurance coverage and other issues, counseling clients in public contracting – deal breakers and negotiation points, an inside look at the Arbitration Panel, Post-Judgment Collections: Garnishment and Proceedings Supplementary, Including the Impact of Bankruptcy, Legislative & Case Law Update

DAY 1 (optional) Thursday, March 22, 2012

11:30 a.m. Check-In and Lunch

12:30 p.m. Golf Tournament -Palmer Course
Shotgun Start at 1:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception

DAY 2 Friday, March 23, 2012

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Check In and Late Registration

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Wm. Cary Wright, Tampa – Program Chair
George J. Meyer, Tampa – Chair, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Plenary I – Psychology of A Modern Fact Finder – Jury Studies and a 100-Day Trial
Dr. Arthur H. Patterson, Sarasota
Timothy R. Thornton, Chicago, IL

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Networking Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Plenary II – Demonstrative Evidence for Trials and Arbitration
Edward Josiah, Syosset, NY
Luis Prats, Tampa

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch – Lifetime Achievement Award (included in registration fee)
Speaker Presentation
Mark Curriden, Author – “Contempt of Court–The Turn of the Century Lynching”

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Workshop A: Negotiation and Close Out of Large Projects – Amway Center and Marlins Baseball Park Projects
Jeffrey R. Appelbaum, Counsel for Owners, Cleveland, OH
George J. Meyer, Tampa
Jose M. Pienknagura Counsel for GC, Scottsdale, AZ

Workshop B: Case Law / Legislative Update
Frederick R. “Fred” Dudley, Tallahassee
Larry R. Leiby, Ft. Lauderdale

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Networking Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Workshop C: Statute of Limitations
To Include Analysis of Interplay with Warranty Periods and 2-yr. v. 4-yr. SOL for Design Professionals

Barry B. Ansbacher, Jacksonville

Workshop D: Strategies for Large, Multi-Party Cases
Honorable Gill J. Freeman, Miami
Michael F. Kashtan, Miami
Lee A. Weintraub, Fort Lauderdale

DAY 3 Saturday, March 24, 2012

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast with Speaker (included in registration fee)
The State of Florida Economy with a Focus on the Construction Industry
Dr. Henry H. Fishkind, Economist, Orlando

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 p.m.
Workshop E: I-Pads for Construction Lawyers
Sanjay Kurian, Fort Myers
Dave Owen, Orlando

Workshop F: Schedule Analysis for Lawyers
What is Schedule Analysis? • What are the basic methods of analysis? • What is the current state of the law? • How do you manage your expert?
Gregory S. Martin, Maitland
Daniel G. Quackenbush, Olathe, KS

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Workshop G: Presenting the Schedule Analysis to the Finder of Fact
Denise Morris Hammond, Altamonte Springs

Workshop H: Insurance – OCIPs and CCIPs
Julie G. Sears, Jacksonville
Gary Lanier Smith, Sr., Tallahassee

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Networking Break and Box Lunch (included in registration fee)

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Workshop I: OSHA – Worker’s Safety – What Do You Do When Faced with an OSHA Inspection?
Michael G. Murphy, Orlando

Workshop J: Pass Through Agreements
John S. Vento, Tampa

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Plenary V – Serving Two Masters: The Ethical Issues in Representing a Principal and Surety
Bruce G. Alexander, West Palm Beach
Ty G. Thompson, Tampa

Board Certified Attorneys:
To Register for the live presentation, please print and complete the registration form, then send with payment by mail or FAX credit card payment to (850) 561-9413 to receive the registration fee rate of $410 for Board Certified Attorneys.


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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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