The Florida Bar News - November 15 Edition
PANEL IDENTIFYING STEPS TO IMPROVE LAWYER WELL-BEING
The Special Committee on Mental Health and Wellness for Florida Lawyers works to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues, so Florida lawyers feel comfortable addressing their personal or professional struggles.
YLD + CRC = CLE
Learn about Florida’s Constitution revision process via webcasts. The courses are approved for 1.0 general CLE credit each.
FAMILY LAW SECTION ALL IN ON CLOSING THE CHILD MARRIAGE LOOPHOLE
Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto’s bill SB140 is supported by Bureau of Vital Statistics numbers that show 1,828 marriage licenses were issued in the last five years in Florida to couples in which at least one party was a minor. Eight licenses were issued in which one party was between the age of 10 and 14. Of the 1,828, only 132 licenses were issued to a couple in which both parties were minors. Girls as young as 10 get married in Florida. Adults from 18 to 94 married minors.
Master Class on Telemedicine - December 8
Begun as the “FUNdamentals of Health Law” series by “Chet” Barclay in 2009, the 9th installment of the series does a “deep dive” into the legal, ethical, and technological issues surrounding remote diagnosis and treatment using technology, usually referred to as telemedicine or telehealth. The program is designed to be immediately useful to attorneys, health care professionals, and health technology professionals needing to understand more thoroughly the issues and problems created by the expanding use of technology to treat patients other than at the bedside. Morning and afternoon sessions will be followed by interactive panel discussions among faculty and both on-site and Internet attendees. Comprehensive materials will be provided.
TO REGISTER FOR THE LIVE COURSE, PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW AND THEN LOG IN TO THE FLORIDA BAR MEMBER PORTAL.
COURSE CLASSIFICATION: ADVANCED LEVEL
Live and Webcast Presentation: Friday, December 8, 2017
Rosen Centre Hotel 9840 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 996-9840
CLER PROGRAM (Max. Credit 8.5 hours) General 8.5 Ethics 1.0 Substance Abuse 1.5 Technology 3.5
CERTIFICATION CREDITS Health Law 8.5
Health Law Section Member: $235.00
Non-Section Member: $265.00
In order to register for the webcast, go to: http://tinyurl.com/floridabarcle2550R
Non- Section Member...............................$315
Please call (850) 561-5831 for assistance with registration and ordering
Executive Council Meeting - December 7
Thursday, December 7, 2017
3:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m.
Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819