Feb. 21, 2014 – Gator Perspectives of Florida’s Process of Government

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Symposium and CLS Community Dinner
Sponsored by: Christian Legal Society, UF Law Chapter

Friday, February 21, 2014

Symposium: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Networking reception to follow.

Community Dinner: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Location: UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center

Symposium: Celebrating “President’s Day” Week
Gator Perspectives of Florida’s Process of Government

2.0 hrs of Florida CLE credit available (1.0 certification credit, State and Federal Government and Administration Practice).

Students and Faculty: Free Admission
Attorneys seeking CLE credit: $20

UF Law’s Christian Legal Society chapter will host a symposium, “Gator Perspectives of Florida’s Process of Government,” featuring a keynote address from retired Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles Wells on his role in the Bush v. Gore case from 2000. The symposium will also include a panel discussion with Wells, GrayRobinson Associate Christopher Carmody and UF Law Center for Governmental Responsibility Staff Attorney Tim McLendon. The panel will address the Florida Constitution, the amendment process, ballot initiatives, elections, the Florida legislative process and government affairs.

Agenda

Keynote Address
Florida Chief Justice (retired) Charles Wells

“Inside Bush v. Gore” a look at the 2000 Presidential Election from inside the Supreme Court.

Panel Discussion
The Florida Constitution, Government and Elections Process

Panel discussion of Florida Constitution, Constitutional amendment process, ballot initiatives, elections, Florida legislative process, and government affairs.

Panel members include:

Honorable Charles T. Wells
Retired Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice, Gray Robinson, P.A., Of Counsel
UF Law ’64, UF B.A. ’61

Mr. Christopher Carmody
Gray Robinson, P.A., Associate, Government Affairs
UF Law ’05, UF B.A. ’02

Mr. Timothy McLendon
UF College of Law, Center for Governmental Responsibility, Staff Attorney,
UF Law ’94, Duke B.A. ’89

CLS Community Dinner

Join CLS students and community attorneys for good food, update on UF Law Ministry and fellowship after the symposium.

Dinner is $30.

For questions, email uflawcls@gmail.com.

Published: February 21st, 2014

Category: Past Event