BLS Subcommittee on E-Discovery Recommendations for Amendments to Civil Rules

The E-Discovery subcommittee of the Business Law Section met on Friday, September 3rd to review proposed amendments being considered by the Civil Rules Committee of the Florida Bar.  The subcommittee suggested that the proposals more closely track the federal rules.  The proposed amendments are to rules 1.200, 1.280, 1.350 and 1.410 of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.  To review the subcommittee’s suggestions, click here.

BLS E-Discovery Subcommittee Meeting This Friday!

The Business Law Section E-Discovery Subcommittee is holding a working session on Friday afternoon at the Naples Retreat to discuss and draft suggested revisions on the proposed e-discovery amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.
Interested members of the IP Committee are encouraged to join this session on Friday, September 3rd from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the Ritz Carlton in Naples.
If you have questions, please email Doug Cherry at [email protected].

Practicing Legal Ethics in the Electronic Law Office: Special Discount to IP Committee Members

Need ethics credit?  Half Moon Seminars is presenting “Practicing Legal Ethics in the Electronic Law Office” on May 13, 2010, from 8:30 am – 2:45 pm at the Courtyard by Marriott, 2440 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309.

Attention those in need of ethics credit: 6.0 CLER Credits for Florida Attorneys, Including 6.0 Ethics Credits are available!

The seminar costs $259 for regular lawyers, but as a member of the IP Committee you get a generous discount.  Mention the “IP Committee” when you register for $60 off and attend for just $199!

Speakers include your faithful Chair and Vice-Chair of the IP Committee!  Also, Jan Jacobowitz, the director of the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Program in the Center for Ethics and Public Service at the University of Miami’s School of Law.  And Alvin F. Lindsay of Hogan & Hartson.

For more info, and to register, click here.