Appellate Practice Section Monthly Telephonic CLE

September 5-7, 2017 — DCA Judges Annual Education Program
First District Court of Appeal Request for Comment

Florida Conference of District Court of Appeal
Judges Annual Education Program

JW Marriott Orlando, Grand Lakes, Orlando, Florida
September 5-7, 2017

Dear Section Members:

This year Section members again have the opportunity to participate in the Florida Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges Annual Education Program. The conference is hosted by and presented to the appellate judges of Florida. As in prior years, the Section will host a welcoming reception on the evening before the conference and our members will be permitted to register to attend the majority of the educational program with the judges. The Executive Council will then meet on the afternoon of the final day of the conference. Details on the educational program are provided below.

As in the past, space is limited to 50 Section members. Only 31 spots remain at this time. To take advantage of this opportunity, you must register before all spots are filled. Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Registration Open Until Thursday, August 10, 2017
Space is Limited

Please click HERE to login to your Bar Member Portal profile to register. Once you are logged in, click on the MEETINGS/CLE EVENTS tab and use the search feature to find course 2727 Florida Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges. Once you are on the conference registration page, click on "venue" to obtain the information on hotel reservations at the conference rate of $130 per night. NOTE: Do not use Internet Explorer when registering, registration works best on Google Chrome or Firefox browsers.

This year's topics include:

  • The Constitutional Revision Commission
  • Arbitration
  • The History of the Supreme Court
  • The Pulse Nightclub
  • The State of the Judiciary Address
  • Federalism
  • Evidence
  • Judicial Writing

If you have any questions, please contact JoAnn Shearer at or 850-561-5630.


The First District Court of Appeal is considering adopting a court policy allowing attorneys to submit stipulated extensions of time for filing briefs in cases not requiring expedited review. To ensure full consideration of the impact of such a policy on the public and members of the Bar, the Chief Judge invites comments, which may be submitted electronically no later than August 31, 2017 to Jon S. Wheeler, Clerk of Court, at

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