The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Condominium & Planning Development Law

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live and Webcast Presentions: Friday, April 27, 2012
Tampa Airport Marriott • 4200 George J. Bean Parkway • Tampa, FL 33607

Course No. 1346R

This is an intermediate seminar focused on current issues relevant to attorneys who are involved with the development, regulation and operation of Common Interest Realty Associations (CIRAs) including condominiums, homeowner and property owners associations and the development, redevelopment and operation of these communities. The program will acquaint practitioners with recent developments, both in statutes and cases and there is also coverage of current “hot” topics.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Late Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Steve Mezer, Tampa

8:10 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Getting on Your Case: Florida Community Law Judicial Update
Michael Gelfand, West Palm Beach

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Legislative Update
Joseph Adams, Ft. Myers

9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Select Accounting Issues for Condominiums
Jonathan Peet, Tallahassee

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Sexual Predators & Residency Restrictions
David St. John, West Palm Beach

11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Partial Termination – Good Things Can Happen to Bad Projects
Eleanor Taft, Naples & Wilhelmina Kightlinger, Tampa

12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration fee)
Getting It Write the First or Second Time, a Primer on Document Writing and Re-writing
Steve Mezer & Nicole Kibert, Tampa

1:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bankruptcy for Association Practitioners
Joanne Gelfand, Ft. Lauderdale

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
What Law Do You Use?
Chris Thornton, Naples

2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Ethical Limbo: How Low Can You Go?
Jane Cornett, Stuart

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Ongoing Soap Opera in the World of ILSA
Robert Freedman, Tampa & William Sklar, West Palm Beach


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.

WEBCAST / WEBINAR - Registrants who participate in a live webcast will receive an email with a link and log-in credentials 2 days prior to the seminar to include access to the course materials. If The Florida Bar does not have your e-mail address, contact Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831.

Effective July 1, 2010, every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself.

Print the attached PDF brochure for more detailed information.



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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