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Florida Vision 2016

Submitted by Clark Cunningham on Wed, 07-09-2014
Long title
A Transforming Legal Environment: Setting a New Course for Success
Furlong, Fulrong
Barnett, Martha
Hazouri, David
Ogene, Chidi
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Conference title
Florida Bar Vision 2016 Presidential Showcase
Conference location
Orlando, Florida
United States
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The Florida Bar Vision 2016 Presidential Showcase program "A Transforming Legal Environment: Setting a New Course for Success" is now available as a complimentary 24/7 on-demand program via the link above. This is a 3 hour free webcast which can be used for Continuing Legal Education credit.
2:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. Introduction
• Eugene K. Pettis, Immediate Past President, The Florida Bar.
2:05 pm - 2:50 pm
Showcase Keynote Presentation by Jordan Furlong
“Deep Impact: What The Legal Profession Can Learn From The Chicxulub Comet”
The legal market is entering a period of upheaval unprecedented in its history, changing the business environment completely and creating tremendous challenges for lawyers. This presentation will explain the forces transforming the legal market and their impact on attorneys, map out the evolution of that market over the coming decades, and provide lawyers with strategies and tactics to emerge from this time of disruption stronger and better able to serve their clients.
2:50 pm - 3:35 pm
Part 2: Vision 2016 Commission – Dialogue with Vision 2016 Committee Chairs
• Debra Moss Curtis, Chair, Legal Education Committee.
• Lansing “Lanse” C. Scriven, Chair, Bar Admissions Committee.
• John M. Stewart, Chair, Technology Committee.
• Adele I. Stone, Chair, Access to Legal Services Committee.
3:35 pm – 4:20 pm
Part 3: Blue-Ribbon Panel: “What Does the Future Hold for Florida’s Lawyers?”
• Martha Barnett, Panelist, Former ABA President
• David Hazouri, Panelist, Managing Director of MiamiLex
• Chidi Ogene, Panelist, interim dean at Florida Coastal School of Law
• Jordan Furlong, Moderator.
Panelists will speak briefly to the themes of the Keynote Presentation and the committee reports, answer questions, and identify their own top two legal market trends for the coming decade.
4:20 pm – 4:55 pm
Part 4: Audience Questions Jordan Furlong, Moderator.
• Audience members will be invited to ask questions of the speaker, leaders, and panelists.
• Suggestions or recommendations for the Vision 2016 Commission by audience members will also be welcomed.
• Questions posed from remote locations, including via Twitter, may also be asked.
4:55 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks
• Gregory W. Coleman, President, The Florida Bar
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