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Professionalism CLE

Center for Professionalism logoThe Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.3 (b) requires that:

“Each member must complete a minimum of 33 credit hours of approved continuing legal education activity every 3 years. At least 5 of the 33 credit hours must be in approved legal ethics, professionalism, bias elimination, substance abuse, or mental illness awareness programs, with at least 1 of the 5 hours in an approved professionalism program, and at least 3 of the 33 credit hours must be in approved technology programs.”

These presentations and podcasts are offered at no cost to help you meet your professionalism requirement.

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Recorded CLE Presentations

The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism presents Never Contemplated, a candid discussion with female judges from across the state about gender bias, professionalism, and civility in the judicial system, hosted by Judge Hetal Desai. The series is available on Buzzsprout and wherever you get your podcasts.

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The Science of Working From Home

Recorded June 15, 2020

The Florida Bar Podcast welcomes Judge Robert Hilliard, Rebecca Bandy, and Jack Newton to explore their perspectives on the legal profession’s shift to remote work during the pandemic.

A Conversation About Professionalism

Recorded November 11, 2019

Panelists Ashlea Edwards, Judge Paul Huck, Judge Nelly Khouzam, and Kara Rockenbach join moderator Michael Tanner to discuss current issues surrounding lawyer professionalism.

Jason Silver on Student Education and Admissions to the Bar

Recorded June 28, 2019

Jason Silver of the Student Education and Admissions to the Bar Committee talks about what his committee is doing to serve the Florida law student community.

The State of Professionalism in the Legal Industry

Recorded April 9, 2019

Rebecca Bandy and Adriannette Williams talk about how the Florida Bar is seeking to elevate professionalism among its lawyers.

Helping Lawyers See the Bigger Picture

Recorded January 8, 2018

Listen to Paul Lipton on the Market Leaders podcastBusiness development coach David Akert interviews Paul Lipton, director of Professionalism, Career and Skill Development at Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell. This podcast is part of the Market Leaders Podcast series.

The Your Honor Series

Hosted by Paul Lipton, this series features some of the most respected and celebrated judges in the state candidly talking about professionalism and how to address unprofessional and uncivil behavior.

Professionalism and Mentoring: The Next Level

The Responsibility of Both Judges and Lawyers

Professionalism and the Justice System

Competency, Civility and Contentment

Living Your Legacy

Will You Be Part of the Solution?

The Importance of Purpose

The Attorney Client Relationship Series

Mentoring Series

References: Crs certificate
References: Crs Certificate

Well-Balanced Lawyer Series

References: CRS certificate, Florida Lawyers Assistance, Florida Lawyers Helpline, 833-351-9355