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44th Annual Local Government Law in Florida

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04/30/2021, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
05/01/2021, 8:30 am to 12:10 pm


Virtual via GoToMeeting


This seminar addresses timely, relevant local government law topics and provides training in critical issues affecting the practice of law, such as professionalism, ethics, substance abuse and mental health awareness, and emerging issues in technology. With highly-respected presenters, it is designed to keep local government practitioners current with the ever-evolving law affecting their practice and their clients.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Amanda, S. Coffey, Program Chair

Common Ethics Missteps in Local Government
Jodie Breece, Broward Office of the Inspector General, Plantation

Florida Elections in 2020
Ron Labasky, Brewton Plante, P.A., Tallahassee
Andy Bardos, GrayRobinson, P.A., Tallahassee
Jay LaVia, Gardner, Bist, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia & Wright, P.A., Tallahassee

Honing your Oral Agrument Skills
Bruce Rogow, Bruce S. Rogow, P.A., Ft. Lauderdale

Diversity & Inclusion
Hillarie Bass, Bass Institute for Diversity & Inclusion, Miami

In Search of Balance: Protecting Those Who Serve While Preserving Access to the Public Records
Brian Hoffman, Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux LLC., Pensacola

Public Finance and Ongoing Compliance: the Miami Forever Bond
Rick Appleton, Office of the City Attorney, Miami
Xavier Alban, Office of the City Attorney, Miami, 
Robin Jones Jackson, Office of the City Attorney, Miami

Code Enforcement Inspections vs. Fourth Amendment and Privacy
Robert Pritt, Naples
Jim Fox, Roetzel & Andress, Naples

Starting from Scratch: Village of Indiantown
Wade Vose, Vose Law Firm LLP, Winter Park
Paul J. Nicoletti, Attorney at Law, Stuart

Mental Health & Wellness
John Lesko, Florida Lawyer’s Assistance, Pompano Beach

What the Zoom?! Lessons learned on governing “in the Sunshine” during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nikki Day, Bryant Miller Olive, Tampa

Government Property & the 1st Amendment
Lonnie Groot, Lonnie N. Groot, P.L., Daytona Beach Shores