Professionalism and Civility in Practice
This course presents scenes inspired by real court cases that exhibited violations of the Professionalism Guidelines of the Florida Bar. President of the Florida Bar, Michael Tanner, discusses these violations and informs of the consequences of the misconduct in the cases.
Candor Towards the Tribunal
This course presents scenes in which attorneys are faced with ethical dilemmas and prompts the viewer to ask themselves, “What would you do as the attorney in this situation?” This exercise encourages viewers to refer to the guidelines set forth by the Florida Bar when considering what to do in these circumstances.
Practical Tips for Practicing Law
Forget theory. This course gets real. Short vignettes present common practice situations that attorneys face, along with discussion points, case law, and tips for navigating tricky areas. Topics include conducting proper research, preventing the filing of frivolous claims, applying proper case law and statutes, how to use the hierarchy of authority, the duty to cite adverse controlling authority, billing, time management, scope of representation, electronic payment methods, the rules of motion practice, and reminders to follow rules about font size, page requirements, margins, spacing, and footnotes.