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    2020 A Challenging Year for Keeping Up With Changes

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    2020 A Challenging Year for Keeping Up With Changes

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Elder Law; 1.0 Wills, Trust and Estates

    In addition to all of the unprecedented changes affecting just about every aspect of their lives in 2020, probate and guardianship attorneys were faced with many changes in the Florida Probate Rules, the Florida Probate Code, and the Florida Guardianship Law. Because court rules and statutes can have different effective dates, careful attention is required to ensure that documents filed with the court and served on interested persons comply with the current judicial and legislative requirements. This program will cover five pieces of legislation and five Florida Supreme Court opinions that affected probate and guardianship practitioners beginning in 2020.

    Expires 1/31/2023

     

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    The Florida Mental Health Act a.k.a Baker Act

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    The Florida Mental Health Act a.k.a Baker Act

    1.0 General Credit

    Chapter 394 of the Florida Statutes, known as “The Baker Act,” governs mental health services, including voluntary admissions (section 394.4625), involuntary examination (section 394.463) and involuntary placement (section 394.467). Enacted in 1971, the law was designed to protect the rights and liberty interests of citizens with mental illnesses and ensure public safety.

    Expires 1/31/2023

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    Pre-suit Negotiations

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    Pre-suit Negotiations

    1.0 General Credit

    An overview of Pre-Suit Negotiations from the perspective of an attorney, a mental health provider and a financial expert. What works and what does not work during pre-suit negotiation and ways to incorporate settlement possibilities into every interaction with opposing counsel and/or opposing party.

    Expires 1/31/2023

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    Top 10 Things You Need to Know When Cross-Examining a Vocational Expert

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    Top 10 Things You Need to Know When Cross-Examining a Vocational Expert

    2.5 General

    Maximum Cert. 2.5 Civil Trial; 2.5 Labor and Employment Law; 2.5 State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice

    Recent decisions from the United States Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit have focused on the need for effective cross-examination of Social Security Vocational Experts at disability hearings before ALJs.  This CLE will have two highly experienced practitioners present their Top Ten things Social Security attorneys should know when cross-examining a vocational expert at a Social Security disability hearing.

     

    Expiration Date 4-30-2023

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    Bankruptcy Basics for Business Lawyers

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    Bankruptcy Basics for Business Lawyers

    1.0 General Credit

    Maximum Cert. 1.0 Business Litigation

    During this presentation on Bankruptcy Basics you’ll learn about the new Subchapter V of Ch. 11 Bankruptcy, the effects on and consequences to the company’s principals and other types of Bankruptcies and alternatives to Bankruptcy.

    Expires 4/30/2023

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    Stress and Professionalism: A Psychological and Judicial View

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    Stress and Professionalism: A Psychological and Judicial View

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Mental Illness

    The pandemic, as example, is approaching the second year. Lawyers and clients are feeling the effects of the many changes the pandemic has caused. In order to serve ourselves, clients and opposing counsel, this seminar will provide practical tools for increasing our satisfaction with the practice of law. The audience will focus on skills of self reflection and improved understanding of ourselves and our relationship to others.

    Expires 04/30/2023

     

    Expires 4/30/2023

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    Our Ethical Obligations In Protecting Confidential Communications and Transactions

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    Our Ethical Obligations In Protecting Confidential Communications and Transactions

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Ethics

    1.0 Technology

    A comprehensive review of issues affecting Florida lawyer technology, such as ransomware invading confidential files and holding them hostage.  The panelists are experts in helping companies become aware of the risks of Cyber-attack, malware threats, and data theft, and protecting against these dangers.  The 2020-2021 rash of Ransomware attacks and wire transfer thefts affecting Florida lawyers and their clients, and the resulting complaints and lawsuits creating a critical need for education of technology; and our ethical obligations to protect our client’s confidences.

    Expires 05/31/2023

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    Meet the New Judges in the Ninth Judicial Circuit

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    Meet the New Judges in the Ninth Judicial Circuit

    1.0 General Credit

    Get to know the newly appointed judges in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court: Honorable Eric Netcher, Honorable Tarlika Nunez-Navarro, Honorable Brian Sandor, and Honorable Michael Snure

    Expires 05/31/2023

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    Basics of Event Data Recorders

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    Basics of Event Data Recorders

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Technology

    Determine what type of data is available for a specific vehicle, and how to recognize indicators the data may or may not be attributed to the crash (event) being investigated, before making that investment.

    Expires 05/31/2023

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    Personal Organization and Productivity Skills for Lawyers

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    Personal Organization and Productivity Skills for Lawyers

    1.0 General Credit

    0.5 Mental Illness 

    0.5 Technology

    Personal Organization and Productivity Skills for Lawyers:

    • Understanding the link between organizing, mental health, and productivity.
    • Overcoming barriers to success in organizing and change in technological habits.
    • Assessing personal learning style and preferences for efficiency and productivity.
    • Understanding the importance and benefits of digitizing paper with an appropriate filing system that suits their needs.
    • Learning to develop a personalized, productive and efficient office environment.

    Expires 07/31/2023

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    Chapter 13 Update – New Rules and Old Tricks

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    Chapter 13 Update – New Rules and Old Tricks

    1.0 General Credit

    Certification Credits: Business Litigation 1.0 

    Discussed will be the new 3002 rules, and the cause the Debtor Bar to have more diligent in filing certain Motions that already exist. How will it play into In re Dukes and the other cases around the country that are putting a Debtor’s discharge at jeopardy. How will these changes affect CH 13 practitioners and how they can transition to the post – Cares Act era.

     

    Expires 08/31/2023

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    Rise of the RPPT’s What to Expect in Guardianships, Probate and Estate Planning

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    Rise of the RPPT’s What to Expect in Guardianships, Probate and Estate Planning

    8.50 General Credit

    1.00 Ethics

    1.00 Technology

    Max Certifications: Elder Law 8.5; Wills Trust and Estates 8.5

    Description:

    • 2022 Florida Guardianship Caselaw Update
    • Does Your Interest Make You an Interested Person? Exploring Interested Person Status in Guardianship
    •  Litigation in Probate
    •  Judge’s Panel to Discuss the Latest Trend in Probate and Guardianship Court
    •  Community Property Trust
    •  Updates from Washington Tax
    •  Directed Trustee Statute and Other New Florida Rules
    •  Do Not Resuscitate Orders, Advance Directives and End of Life Decision-Making-New Statutory ad Rule Provisions Affecting Guardianship
    •  Social Media and Ethics for Attorneys (and Clients)

    Expires 08/31/2023

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    Judges and Lawyers as Friends- Yes, No or it Depends

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    Judges and Lawyers as Friends- Yes, No or it Depends

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Ethics

    1.0 Tech

    This presentation will first discuss the current guidance for judges and lawyers, then delve into various dos, don’ts, and maybes to help judges and lawyers alike. It will also include how attorneys should (and should not) interact with judges (both online and in real life) regarding certain topics such as politics, invitations to attend events, and casual conversations that may involve matters pending before the Court. Discussion and questions will include critical and reflective judgment about an attorney’s intended conduct is portrayed online and assessing options for communication online through social media outlets.

    Topics will include discussion of the attorney’s responsibility to have effective client communications and client relations skills in order to increase service to the client and foster understanding of expectations of the representation, including accessibility of the lawyer without implying a personal connection or advantage by being “friends” with a Judge on social media outlets.

     Expires 09/30/2023

     

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    Attorney’s Fees and Costs in Family Law Cases: A View from the Family Law Bench of the Ninth Judicial Circuit

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    Attorney’s Fees and Costs in Family Law Cases: A View from the Family Law Bench of the Ninth Judicial Circuit

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Ethics

    Certification Credits: Marital and Family Law 1.0 

     Attorney’s Fees and Costs as viewed by Judges from the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Topics will include charging liens; retaining liens; the court’s authority to award temporary and permanent fees and costs and matter relied upon by the judiciary when making or denying awards, including  applicable Florida Statutes, equitable authority and the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure; factors considered by judges.

    Expires 09/30/2023

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    NLRB – Student Athletes as Employees

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    NLRB – Student Athletes as Employees

    1.0 General Credit

    Certification Credits: Labor and Employment 1.0

    Topics discussed related to the Name, Image and Likeness policy adopted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last year.

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    Expires 9-30-2023

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    Timely Topics and Trends in Professionalism, Court Management Orders, and Attorney Discipline

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    Timely Topics and Trends in Professionalism, Court Management Orders, and Attorney Discipline

    3.5 General Credit

    1.0 Ethics

    1.0 Mental Illness

    1.0 Professionalism 

    1.0 Technology 

    Emphasizing professionalism is one of Florida Bar President Michael B. Tanner’s core initiatives. The confluence of the an increasing workload, the unique stresses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ever expanding nature of social media have also created new challenges for attorneys. And the Florida Supreme Court has signaled its willingness to impose stronger sanctions and disciplinary measures for attorney conduct that threatens the reputation of the profession.

    Expires 10/31/2023

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    Becoming Board Certified Master Class

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    Becoming Board Certified Master Class

     

    2.0 General Credit

    A detailed presentation on how to become board certified in adoption or family and marital law. Discussed are requirements for the application process, the written exam and  personal experience and practical tips on how to prep for the board certification exam. 

    Expires 11/30/2023

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    Adoption and Guardianship

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    Adoption and Guardianship

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Adoption Law

    An Overview of Adoption and Guardianship and How to Select the Appropriate Route 

     Expires 02/29/2024

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    The Perception of a Professional Fiduciary

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    The Perception of a Professional Fiduciary

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Ethics

    1.0 Elder Law

    Details about the different roles a professional fiduciary faces with their duties to beneficiaries, colleagues, and the court. Explanation of different conflicts of interest a practitioner might face and how to handle them. Also discussed is the Professional Fiduciary Council of Florida that was recently started, and their objectives.

    Expires 01/31/2024

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    Florida Uniform Directed Trust Act

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    Florida Uniform Directed Trust Act

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Wills Trust and Estates

    1.0 State and Federal Government and Administrative

    Modifying and adopting the Uniform Direct Trust Act, the Florida Trust Code now has expanded provisions regarding trust protectors, advisors, and directors, including fiduciary duties, definitions, sharing of information, and the applicability of Trust Code provisions to these actors. A detailed look at the new provisions both as written and their practical impacts.

     Expires 03/31/2024

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    Get to Know the Judge Gisela T. Laurent

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    Get to Know the Judge Gisela T. Laurent

    1.0 General Credit

    1.0 Marital and Family Law

    1.0 Civil Trial

    Introduction into Judge Gisela T. Laurent’s background; how she runs her courtroom; positions on various issues; pet peeves; JA pet peeves.

     Expires 03/31/2024

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    What We Learned From 2022 and How to Prepare for 2023

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    What We Learned From 2022 and How to Prepare for 2023

    • What to Know About Florida’s Discipline System and How to Avoid It
    • Secure Act Rules and IRA Planning
    • Florida Community Property Trusts: Considerable Considerations
    • Judge’s Panel to Discuss the Latest Trend in Probate and Guardianship Court
    • Probate Litigation
    •  How to Successfully Navigate the Stormy Waters of Qualified Beneficiaries, Interested Persons, and Representation Under the Florida Trust Code
    • Guardianship Ethics- Attorney Obligations to Address Wrongdoing of Guardian Clients

    CLE: General 6

    Ethics 2.0
    Technology 1.0

    Certification Credits 6.0 Wills, Trust and Estates

    Expiration Date 5/31/2024

     

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