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UM, Florida Bar to present 'Out in Court: Thirty Years of Gays and Lesbians in the Legal Profession'

From the Florida Bar website:

The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Equal Opportunities Law Section present Out in Court: Thirty Years of Gays and Lesbians in the Legal Profession

Course Classification:Intermediate Level

One Location: October 17, 2008
University of Miami School of Law * Room 352 * 1311 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
305-284-2392

Course No. 0806R

Seminar topics include Practicing Homosexual while Practicing Law; Thirty years after Board of Florida Bar Examiners re Eimers; Coming Out Professionally: Before I Forget to Tell You, I’m Gay; Reprising Immorality and Public Decency in the 1970s: Eimers, Hawkins, and Moffett.

12:00 noon - 12:30 p.m., Late Registration

12:30 p.m. - 12:40 p.m., Welcome and Introductions
Matthew W. Dietz, Miami - Chair, Equal Opportunities Law Section

1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m., Opening Remarks
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Rep. Fla. 20th Cong. Dist. Vice-Chair, House LGBT Equality Caucus

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m., Practicing Homosexual, Practicing Law: A Proud March Since In Re Eimers
Hon. Rand Hoch, West Palm Beach, Law and Mediation Offices of Rand Hoch, P.A.,

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., In re Board of Florida Bar Examiners re Eimers – Thirty Years Later
Professor Bruce Winick, University of Miami, Miami

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Coming Out Professionally: Before I Forget to Tell You, I’m Gay
Rosemary Wilder, Miami, Marlow Connell Abrams Adler Newman & Lewis

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Reprising Immorality and Public Decency in the 1970s: Eimers, Hawkins, and Moffett
Former Chief Justice Arthur England, Miami, Greenberg Traurig

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Closing Remarks
Larry D. Smith, Orlando, Cabaniss Smith Toole & Wiggins, PL

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Reception (all are welcome)

Arrive early to avoid parking congestion.

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