Florida Bar Presents Greening The Law

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 00:00

On Friday, May 6, the Florida Bar presents Greening the Law. The class is located at the Tampa Airport Marriott at 4200 George J. Bean Parkway in Tampa and will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:10 p.m.

The course will address legal issues arising out of green and sustainable development, leasing, construction, and disputes. Speakers will present definitions of green and sustainable requirements and discuss leadership efforts in energy efficiency and design. Participants will be offered practical tips on best practices for managing information and documentation of green components with a project or sustainable site. Other topics will look at issues surrounding green design and construction contracts, green leases and green project claims avoidance, claims management and claims resolution. Participants will learn of cutting-edge developments in wind, wave and solar technologies. The legal implications and response to these developments will be addressed, as well as the current state of green mandates in federal state and local codes.

Among the speakers are Nicole Kibert, program chair, Florida Bar Steering Committee; Colleen McCann Kettles, Banner Center for Alternative Energy, Florida Solar Energy Center; Dr. Charles J. Kibert, director, Powell Center for Construction and Environment, professor, M. E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction, University of Florida; and Jeremy Powers, state attorney, Ocala, Florida.

For information, visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, visit www.floridabar.org/ CLE.