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MISDEMEANOR MADNESS: How to Better Navigate Florida County Court (Part II)

The Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar is excited to announce MISDEMEANOR MADNESS: a first-of-its-kind seminar dedicated to the “trials and tribulations” of county court.  Don’t miss this TWO-DAY VIRTUAL CLE and learn from some of Florida’s most accomplished lawyers and judges, as they offer expert insight on how to successfully prosecute and defend your misdemeanor cases.  Topics to be covered include misdemeanor impact on driver licenses and other professional licensure, the immigration consequences resulting from misdemeanor convictions, unique sentencing schemes of certain “lesser” crimes, along with perspectives, procedural tips, and other practical strategies from county court pros.  Misdemeanor Madness offers something for lawyers of all experience levels.


Friday, August 13, 2021
12:00pm – 4:00pm


12:00pm – 12:05pm
L. Lee Lockett
Lockett Law, Jacksonville Beach
Program Chair

12:05pm – 12:55pm
You Can’t Cancel My License, It’s Already Suspended!: DMV to the Rescue to Sort Out Confusion Over Misdemeanors and their Impact on Driving
Mark L. Mason
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Tallahassee

12:55pm – 1;45pm
A Primer on Sentencing Schemes in County Court
AnneMarie R. Rizzo
The Law Place, Sarasota

1:45pm – 1:55pm

1:55pm – 2:45p
The ABCs of Managing a Misdemeanor Caseload
Tricia Rado Rover
Office of the Public Defender, 4th Judicial Circuit, Jacksonville

2:45pm – 4:00pm
County Court Appeals: New Rules, Ethics, Record Preservation, Practice Tips, and More
Michael R. Ufferman
Michael Ufferman Law Firm, P.A., Tallahassee    


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L. Lee Lockett
Lockett Law, Jacksonville Beach
Program Chair

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