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

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, July 23, 2021
12:00pm – 4:00pm


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

12:05pm – 12:55pm
Misdemeanor Charges Won’t Affect My Livelihood, Right?
Thomas Albert (“Tad”) Delegal III
Delegal and Poindexter, P.A., Jacksonville

12:55pm – 1:45pm
Immigration and Deportation Consequences: Misdemeanors Count, Too!
Maggie Arias
Arias & Pereira, Coral Gables

1:45pm – 1:55pm

1:55pm – 2:45pm
The Daily Grind: Pitfalls to Avoid in County Court
Richard T. Clausi Jr.
Office of the State Attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit, West Palm Beach

2:45pm – 4:00pm
Ethics, Civility, Professionalism, and Beyond: A Conversation with County Court Judges About What They’d Like You to Know
L. Lee Lockett
Lockett Law, Jacksonville Beach


Hon. Tina L. Caraballo
County Court Judge, 9th Judicial Circuit, Orlando

Hon. Robin W. Faber
County Court Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami

Hon. Rhonda D. Peoples-Waters
County Court Judge, 4th Judicial Circuit, Duval

Program Close
L. Lee Lockett
Lockett Law, Jacksonville Beach


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