THANK YOU for registering to attend the FJA 2017 Workhorse Seminar.

Below you will find the link to the course book. Be sure to download a copy of this document in advance of the seminar to your laptop or print a hard copy if you did not already purchase the printed course books.  The course book is large and may take additional time to download.  Any course materials not included will be provided on-site by the speaker.

Program Co-Chairs
John F. Romano, West Palm Beach
Eric Romano, West Palm Beach
 
Seminar Agenda
Seminar Course Book [File Size:  95 MB |  1595 pages]
Supreme Court Opinion

Quick Links to Daily Schedule:
 Tuesday | Wednesday Thursday | Friday 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

MORNING SESSION | 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Speakers
Eric Romano, Moderator, West Palm Beach
Dana N. Brooks, Tallahassee
Thomas W. Carey, Clearwater
Luke W. Russell, Founder, Russell Media, Muncie, IN
Micki Love, Law Firm Operations Consultant, Vista Consulting, Baton Rouge, LA
Tim Misny, The Law Offices of Tim Misny, Cleveland, OH
Joe DiNardo, Counsel Financial, Buffalo, NY
 
SPECIAL LUNCHEON SESSION | 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
 
Speakers
John F. Romano, Moderator, West Palm Beach
Wayne Hogan, Jacksonville
Paul Jess, Interim Executive Director, Florida Justice Association, Tallahssee
John S. Mills, Tallahassee
Troy Rafferty, Pensacola
 
AFTERNOON SESSION | 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
 
Speakers
John F. Romano, Moderator, West Palm Beach
Randi McGinn, McGinn Carpenter Montoya & Love, Albuquerque, NM
Peter Perlman, Peter Perlman Law Offices, P.S.C., Lexington, KY
Gary Gober, Gober Law, Nashville, TN
 
EVENING SESSION - TRACK A | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Speakers
Beth W. Finizio, Moderator, Fort Lauderdale
Joseph A. Linnehan, Fort Myers
Jay Fraxedas, Fraxedas Mediation Firm, Orlando/Maitland
Stephen G. Fischer, MATRIX Mediation, West Palm Beach
Kimberly Sands, Principal, Upchurch Watson White & Max, Daytona Beach
Dawn Berlanga-Helms, Mediate First, Inc., Melbourne
 
EVENING SESSION - TRACK B | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Speakers
 
Troy Rafferty, Pensacola
Michael D. Eriksen, West Palm Beach
Dustin B. Herman, Spangenberg Shibley & Liber, Cleveland, OH
Todd J. Michaels, Coral Gables
 
EVENING SESSION - TRACK C | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Speakers
Eric Romano, Moderator, West Palm Beach
Alexander M. Clem, Orlando
Michal Meiler, Miami
Eric Romano, West Palm Beach
Leslie M. Kroeger, Palm Beach Gardens
Douglas Beam, Melbourne
David M. Carter, Vero Beach
Matthew N. Posgay, Jacksonville
 

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MORNING SESSION | 7:00 am - 12:00 am
 
Speakers
Nicholas C. Johnson, Moderator, Palm Beach Gardens
Brenda S. Fulmer, West Palm Beach
Carl Warriner, West Palm Beach
Celene Humphries, Tampa
Mark A. Avera, Gainesville
Ted Leopold, Palm Beach Gardens
C. Richard Newsome, Orlando
Lance C. Ivey, West Palm Beach
Fred A. Cunningham, Palm Beach Gardens
Stuart Z. Grossman, Coral Gables
 
SPECIAL LUNCHEON SESSION | 11:45 pm - 1:30 pm
 
Speakers
John F. Romano, Moderator, West Palm Beach
Robert Mongeluzzi, Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Mendesky, PC, Philadelphia, PA
 
AFTERNOON SESSION | 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
 
Speakers
Jonathan T. Gilbert, Moderator, Orlando
Michael A. Haggard, Coral Gables
Dan Cytryn, Coral Springs
Dan Rosner, Rosner & Tucker, P.C., Vineland, NJ
John Elliott Leighton, Miami
Thomas F. Slater, Jacksonville
John J. Givens, The Cochran Firm, Dothan, AL
Corey B. Friedman, Lake Clarke Shores
 
EVENING SESSION - TRACK A | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Speakers
Jaeson W. Homola, Moderator, Tallahassee
Joel Franck, M.D., FAANS, Clearwater
Julie Riley, Panhandle Orthopaedics, Panama City
Mark D. Herbst, M.D., PhD., Independent Diagnostic Radiology, Saint Petersburg
Dr. Eric Kaplan, Psychiatrist, NeuLife Rehab, Mount Dora
Dr. Rebecca Villar, Neuropsychologist, NeuLife Rehab, Mount Dora
 
EVENING SESSION - TRACK B | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Speakers
Stephen W. Teppler, Moderator, Jacksonville | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chad Roberts, Jacksonville
John Jorgensen, Sarasota
Erik Laykin, Fort Lauderdale
Brittany R. Ford, Jacksonville
 
Stephen W. Teppler, Moderator, Jacksonville | 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Chad Roberts, Jacksonville
John Jorgensen, Sarasota
Erik Laykin, Fort Lauderdale
Brittany R. Ford, Jacksonville
 
Chad Roberts, Moderator, Jacksonville | 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Honorable Ralph Artigliere (Retired) (exp.), Blue Ridge, GA
Steven W. Teppler, Jacksonville
F. Catfish Abbott, Jacksonville
John Jorgensen, Sarasota
 

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

MORNING SESSION | 7:00 am - 12:05 pm
 
Speakers
John F. Romano, Moderator, West Palm Beach
Olivia D. Liggio, West Palm Beach
Riley H. Beam, Melbourne
Benjamin Russell, Fort Myers
Mel Wright, Orlando
Ervin A. Gonzalez, Miami
Dale Swope, Tampa
James W. Gustafson, Jr., Tallahassee
Harvey Moore, Ph.D., Trial Practices, Inc., Tampa
C. Steven Yerrid, Tampa
Christian D. Searcy, West Palm Beach
Steven C. Marks, Miami
 
SPECIAL LUNCHEON SESSION | 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
 
Speakers
Eric Romano, Moderator, West Palm Beach
Lee Corso, ESPN - College Game Day
 
AFTERNOON SESSION | 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
 
Speakers
Phillip Miller, Former President, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Paul Scoptur, Former Co-Chair, AAJ National College of Advocacy
 
EVENING SESSION - TRACK A | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Speakers
Elizabeth Munro, Moderator, Tampa
Bard D. Rockenbach, West Palm Beach
Stephen A. Barnes, Tampa
O. John Alpizar, Palm Bay
F. Catfish Abbott, Jacksonville
Rick Kolodinsky, Daytona Beach
 
EVENING SESSION - TRACK B | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Speakers
N. Joel Harris, Moderator, Jacksonville
Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr., Jacksonville
Steven M. Gursten, Michigan Auto Law, Detroit, MI
Nathan Carter, Orlando
Scott B. Smith, West Palm Beach
Stefano D. Portigliatti, Jacksonville
Peter Leiss, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I., Automotive Engineer & Crash Expert, Robson Forensic, Lancaster, PA
 

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Friday, March 3, 2017

MORNING SESSION | 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Speakers
Doug Beam, Moderator, Melbourne
A. Daniel Vazquez, Gainesville
Ben J. Whitman, West Palm Beach
Damian Mallard, Sarasota
Tony Quackenbush, Fort Lauderdale
Sylvia Benito, CFA, Senior Vice President, Millennium Settlements, Inc., Tallahassee
Sean Domnick, Palm Beach Gardens
Stephen A. Barnes, Tampa
Matt Powell, Tampa
Waylon Thompson, Panama City
Dwight Hill, President, Sabadell United Bank
Mark Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm, Houston TX
 
SPECIAL LUNCHEON SESSION | 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
 
AFTERNOON SESSION | 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
 
Speakers
Matthew K. Fenton, Tampa
Tiffany Faddis, Orlando
P. Alex Gillen, Orlando
Bob Shepherd, MediVisuals, Inc., Richmond, VA
 

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Again, thank you for registering for the FJA 2017 Workhorse Seminar.  For additional educational opportunities, visit the CLE section of our site. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the CLE Department at 850-521-1097.

Course materials are sponsored by The Centers.