Partners Tom Edwards and Eric Ragatz are speaking at this year’s 14th Annual FLABOTA Convention at the Hammock Beach Resort. Both are speaking Friday morning during the Educational Program held on Friday, July 22, 2011. The first part of the presentation features Tom giving an update on the 2011 Legislative Session Report. Then Eric give a presentation on Updates in Trial Practice Case Law. Their session is scheduled to last from 9:00am-9:50am.
FLABOTA is the Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. It is an organization consisting of 6,300 experienced attorneys who have represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases. The mission of the ABOTA is to To elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession, To aid in further education and training of trial lawyers; to work for the preservation of our jury system; to improve methods of procedure of our present trial court system, To establish relations and cooperate with other legal organizations, and finally to cultivate a spirit of loyalty, fellowship, and professionalism among our members; to advance the interests of the members of the Association professionally and to enable trial lawyers as a group to have an active association of standing in the community and nation through which they may learn and be heard.