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How to Ethically Build a Virtual Law Firm Business Model Audio Webcast

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When it comes to innovation, the legal industry likes what it sees but struggles to make the change. Why? Because innovation involves change, and change involves risk. In this presentation, Kristin Tyler of LAWCLERK™ will lay the framework for the tech tools today’s modern lawyer needs to build a virtual law firm model.  Plus, she will review the key ethics rules attorneys need to be mindful of along the way. REGISTER

How to Ethically Build a Virtual Law Firm Business Model

When You Can Appeal a Nonfinal Order Audio Webcast

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May 14 Live Audio Webcast. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CLE approval pending. “My Case is Going Down! When Can I Take It Up? When You Can Appeal a Nonfinal Order” by Kristin Norse of Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. Course 3389. Register online.

Kristin A. Norse practices exclusively in the areas of appellate practice and civil litigation support. She has over 25 years of legal experience, including ten years working as a staff attorney for the Honorable Chris W. Altenbernd at the Second District Court of Appeal and more than 15 years representing clients in trial and appellate courts. She has successfully represented individuals and businesses in a number of appeals varying in scope from complex commercial cases to serious personal injury cases to family law appeals. She has also successfully represented clients by providing trial support and performing in-depth legal research, writing, and argument on key issues presented in complex litigation in state and federal courts.

Ms. Norse is Past Chair of The Florida Bar’s Appellate Practice Section and Past Chair of The Florida Bar’s Appellate Court Rules Committee.  She also served as Co-chair of the Florida Bar’s Special Committee on Gender Bias and Diversity.  She is a past President of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

Kristin Norse

Wednesday Wisdom: Spread Your Sunshine

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Spread Your Sunshine: Building Your Brand Through Effective Networking & Growth of Authentic Relationships
Free Wednesday Wisdom CLE
April 24 – Noon to 1 p.m. on Zoom


This program is for Solo & Small Firm Section members only. It will challenge you to critically analyze your personal and professional brand, goals and vision for maximizing success in 2019 by exploring topics such as:

  • Showing passion for what you do and doing it well;
  • Creating and providing an exceptional customer experience
  • Establishing genuine connections through effective networking and follow-up; and
  • Paying It Forward – the art of the hand-written note and the importance of fostering confidence in and celebrating you and your team.

Attendees will earn 1.0 hour of General CLE credit – Course #3351.

Presented by Melanie S. Griffin, Tampa Office Managing Shareholder for Dean Mead. Melanie founded Spread Your Sunshine to mentor and empower women with the confidence to break the glass ceiling and achieve their dreams.

Spread Your Sunshine

Wednesday Wisdom ‘Roundtable’

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FREE Wednesday Wisdom ‘Roundtable’ Discussion March 27 on Zoom. Solo & Small Firm Section members: Here’s your chance to provide feedback on section member benefits, CLE topics, resources and events that would benefit YOU! Join us for the next members-only Wednesday Wisdom event on March 27 at noon. Section Chair Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin will share ideas for potential new section benefits, get input into CLEs you want and listen to your ideas for how to move the section forward in ways that can benefit your practice.

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Wednesday Wisdom 'Roundtable'

Does the Practice of Law Need to Be This Stressful? Audio Webcast

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May 21, 2019 Audio Webcast 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration details coming soon. “Does the Practice of Law Need to Be This Stressful?” by Jamie Billotte Moses.

What makes the practice of law so stressful?  What are you doing or not doing that might be contributing to your stress?  Are you making things more time consuming and frustrating than they need to be?  Are you sabotaging your peace of mind? Jamie Moses, appellate specialist at Holland & Knight, will share with you some of her strategies for balancing work, raising children, and trying to be a contributing member of the community.

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Florida Law Update 2019

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Keep your practice up to date in eight key areas of Florida law. Original program:  Thursday, June 27 during The Florida Bar Annual Convention. The 2019 Florida Law Update is a full day of programming on the latest statutory updates in Business Litigation, Criminal Trial Law, Elder Law, Labor and Employment Law, Marital and Family Law, Real Estate and Wills, Trusts and Estates. 8.0 CLE credits. 1.0 certification credit in each practice area.

2019 Florida Law Update