ORANGE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

June 10, 2011 Major Seminar

8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the OCBA Center

880 NORTH ORANGE AVENUE   ORLANDO, FLORIDA 32801


War and Peace: Negotiating Battles and Peace Treaties in ADR, Business Litigation, Appellate Courts, and the Legislature

Jointly Presented by The Appellate Practice, Business Law and Professionalism Committees

At this unique seminar, you will learn the most effective techniques for handling commercial disputes from start to finish. You will understand that professionalism, ethics and civility are the traits of winners.  Our speakers and panelists were chosen based on their specific knowledge, expertise, and vantage points that will be shared with you. The seminar will include what is likely to be a spirited conversation about Judicial Independence and recent legislative activity aimed at our courts.  A box lunch will be provided and at the end of the day, we will have an informal reception/social hour during which you can continue the conversations and network with the speakers and your colleagues.  

Featured Speakers:  

Retired Justice Charles T. Wells, Hon. John Antoon, II, Hon. Jacqueline R. Griffin,

Hon. Kerry I. Evander, Hon. Frederick J. Lauten, and Hon. Thomas B. Smith

Presentations: 
  • Confrontation and Accord: Secrets to Success in Mediation and Arbitration 
  • Tactics and Ethics: Conducting Ethical and Effective Discovery in Modern Business Litigation 
  • Checks and Balances: Legislative Proposals to Fundamentally Alter the Judicial Branch 
  • Conflicts and Cooperation: Maximizing Client Benefits Through Business Court Procedures 
  • Strategy and Diplomacy: The Importance and Distinctions of Trial and Appellate Professionalism
  • Winners and Losers: Professionalism’s Impact on Persuasion & Performance in Business Court
  • Handshakes or Hand to Hand Combat: Professionalism Challenges Outside the Courtroom 
Registration Fee $35.00 includes the program, lunch and reception/social hour

CLE (pending)  6.0 General  3.0 Ethics  Board Certification Credits Requested  Mediation CME  


Register & RSVP:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.       Deadline:  June 3, 2011

This event is generously sponsored by:


Eagan Appellate Law, PLLC; Thomas Wade Young, PL; The Skambis Law Firm; King, Blackwell, Downs & Zehnder, P.A.;  The Carlyle Appellate Law Firm, and  Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe, PA
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