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March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to (1) identify potential ethical pitfalls when dealing with clients or the courts; (2) access resources designed to guide practitioners through ethical dilemmas specific to the practice of family law; and (3) learn to deal with ethical situations that may arise in the context of advice or litigation in a professional, transparent fashion.

1 CLE, All of which may be applied towards Ethics
1 Marital & Family Law


12:00 PM – 12:05 PM
Opening Remarks
Chelsea Miller, Esquire, Rossway Swan, Vero Beach

12:05 PM – 12:55 PM

  • Discussions of Rules Regulating the Florida Bar-Chapter 3 & 4
  • Discussion of Professionalism resources, including Florida Bar Professionalism Handbook and Family Law Bounds of Advocacy
  • Discussion of local professionalism panels and other available resources
  • Ethical scenarios for participatory learning with polls, whiteboard and/or breakout group discussions
  • Review of relevant recent case law; Attorney/Client Ethical Issues- Communicating with opposing counsel and self-represented litigants
  • Do’s and Don’ts from a trier of fact perspectives
  • Discussion of handout on accessing ethics and professionalism resources

Magistrate Barbara Goiran, Sixth Judicial Circuit, Dade City
Felicia Williams, Esquire, Fathers’ Rights Law, P.A. Tampa

12:55 PM – 1:00 PM
Q&A and Closing Remarks
Chelsea Miller, Esquire, Rossway Swan, Vero Beach




March 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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