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Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar 2016 Annual Convention

June 17, 2016

"Special Needs Trusts in Florida" CLE
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(Course No. 2339)
Lunch registration required to attend CLE.
Registration Form* due June 3, 2016
(The Florida Bar Annual Convention Registration not required)

Awards Reception
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m

Executive Council Meeting
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m

Hotel Information
Make your hotel room reservations online or contact the hotel and indicate you will be attending the 2016 Annual Convention of The Florida Bar. Our special group rate starting at $189 and will be available until May 25, 2016 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane
Orlando, Florida 32821
Group Code: HTFB

Waldorf Astoria Orlando
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane
Orlando, Florida 32821
Group Code: WTFB

Note: No Resort fee and Self-Parking is $10 and Valet $15 per day/overnight. There will be a limited number of daily self-parking for $7 per vehicle.

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Membership to The Florida Bar Elder Law Section is open to any licensed attorney interested in the legal issues of the elderly in Florida.


Bylaws of the Elder Law Section [PDF]

Member Benefits

  • Seminars on Elder Law Issues
  • The Advocate-Section Magazine (3 per year)
  • Free mentoring call every other month with CLE
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Publishing opportunities
  • DCF Fair Hearing Subscriptions
  • Committee Leadership Opportunities
  • On-line membership directory
  • Printed FL Board Certified Elder Law Attorney Directory
  • Legislative & Administrative Advocacy

The section provides a newsletter -- The Advocate -- published three times a year. Members are encouraged to submit articles to contribute to the publication.

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Elder $mart$

The Florida Bar Elder Law Section, in conjunction with the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys,and the Business Law Section, is proudly bringing this financial literacy program for seniors to Florida. Members all over the state are presenting materials designed to inform seniors about credit and budgeting, and to prevent those same seniors from being victimized through scams and identity theft. For more information about this program please contact Jana McConnaughhay at

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