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Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

June 25 — 26, 2021
Please join the Florida Young Lawyers Chapter for their inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit. This event will provide an opportunity for lawyers 40 and under from across the state to gather and learn more about substantive legal issues.
 
Friday, June 25 - Saturday, June 26, 2021
Friday evening through Saturday afternoon 
 
 
Cost:
$50 for members, $75 for non-members
 
  
 
Business professional attire is required at The University Club. 
 
 
Florida CLE Credit available.
 
 
Registration for this event has closed. Please contact flfedsocylc@gmail.com to be added to the waitlist. 
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7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Opening Reception

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

American Social
601 S Harbour Island Blvd #107
Tampa, FL 33602

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Note: The opening reception will take place at a different location from the remainder of the conference (see above).

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8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Registration & Buffet Breakfast

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
A Look Into Florida's Judicial Nominating Commission

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

Topics: State Courts
University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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Panelists will discuss the JNC process, how judges are selected, and how to become involved in a JNC.  

Featuring:

  • Jason Gonzalez, Managing Partner, Tallahassee Office of Shutts & Bowen LLP
  • Hon. Jeffrey T. Kuntz, Fourth District Court of Appeal
  • Hon. Edwin A. Scales, III, Florida's Third District Court of Appeal
  • Moderator: Tim Cerio, General Counsel, Citizens Property Insurance

Speakers

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Debate: The Regulation of Big Tech

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Telecommunications & Electronic Media
University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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The expert panelists will discuss the challenges Big Tech poses to free speech and the dissemination of information, as well as regulatory efforts many states are undertaking to combat those challenges. 

 

Featuring:

  • Judd Stone, Solicitor General of Texas
  • Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel, NetChoice 
  • Will Chamberlain,  Senior Counsel, Internet Accountability Project, Owner and Editor-in-Chief, Human Events
  • Moderator:  Hon. Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida 

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12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Buffet Lunch

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Discussion with Florida Supreme Court Justice Jamie Grosshans

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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Featuring: 

  • Hon. Jamie Grosshans, Justice of the Florida Supreme Court 
  • Jeff Aaron, Associate, GrayRobinson, P.A. 

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2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Reception: Happy Hour Open Bar

Inaugural Florida Young Lawyers Summit

University Club of Tampa
201 N Franklin St #3800
Tampa, FL 33602

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