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FREE CLE for Section Members: Conservation Easements—Traps for the Unwary

When:
October 23, 2024 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
2024-10-23T12:00:00-04:00
2024-10-23T13:00:00-04:00
Where:
Zoom
Cost:
Free CLE for Solo & Small Firm Section Members

Presented by Dr. Michael T. Olexa. Details and registration will be available soon.

Smiling man wearing business attire and glassesDr. Michael T. Olexa, Distinguished Teaching Scholar and Professor; Director of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Law. Following military service, Michael Olexa received his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Plant Pathology. On completion of post-doctoral work in biological pest control of invasive plant species, he entered and completed law school and was admitted to The Florida Bar. After law school, he owned and operated a plant nursery for 10 years. Later, while on assignment from the University of Florida to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, he also served as a policy advisor in the Office of the Secretary and as a National Program Leader for Agricultural Law Education.

He is currently a Professor of Agricultural Law at the University of Florida and teaches in both the colleges of agriculture and law. He also serves as Director of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Law and chaired the General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar. He is currently chair of the Agricultural Law Committee of the Florida Bar. His honors include the USDA’s Distinguished Service and Superior Service Awards and the USDA’s National Teaching Award. In 2005, he was named a University of Florida Distinguished Teaching Scholar.