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NSU Law Environmental Symposium

Post – Election Environmental and Land Use Law Landscape


Friday, May 10, 2019       9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

1 Shepard Broad Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 

The seminar will feature lawyers and other speakers from South Florida and around the state, addressing environmental law changes resulting from the November 2018 Florida Constitutional Amendments, current issues involving South Florida’s water pollution problems, recent and pending legislative, rule and policy changes coming from Washington and Tallahassee.  Speakers will emphasize land use and environmental issues impacting Florida’s coasts.

Continental Breakfast and Full Lunch will be provided with registration.

Agenda | Speaker BiographiesRegistration Information 

CLE Credits: 6.5 General

Certification Credits
City, County and Local Government Law: 6.5 Credits
State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice: 6.5 Credits

Questions please contact Professor Richard Grosso (954) 262-6140 or Karen Rose or (954) 262-6303

Panelists and Presenters

Dana Weinstein, RN, BSN, NSU Law JD 2020, 2019-2020 NSU Law Environmental Law & Land Use Society President



Brion Blackwelder, Esq.  Associate Professor of Law, NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

National Ocean Policy Update - Florida Focus


Heidi Mehaffey, Esq., (JD 2011) Robert N. Hartsell, P.A., Pompano Beach, FL

The Constitutional, Property, and Land Use Law Aspects of Animal Law

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Erin Deady, Esq., (JD 2000) Delray Beach

Climate & Sea Level Rise Legal & Policy Update


Nancy Metayer, Environmentalist, The New Florida Majority

The Environmental Justice and Equity Implications of Sea Level Rise and Climate Change in South Florida


Aliki Moncrief, Esq. Executive Director, Florida Conservation Voters

Recent Florida Law & Policy Changes


Professor Richard Grosso, Professor of Law, Shepard Broad College of Law

Major Federal Environmental Law Legislative & Policy Update



Keith L. Williams, Attorney, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

New Developments in “Waters of the United States” Federal Wetland Permitting Jurisdiction, Endangered Species, and Other Issues Impacting Florida’s Coastal Environment


Update on Florida's Constitutional Amendments, and Roundtable Discussion

Professor Richard Grosso, Moderator, Professor of Law, Shepard Broad College of Law

The day’s panelists will join with participants in an interactive discussion regarding the key issues raised throughout the day.


Co-Sponsored by NSU Law Connect Plus and The Environmental and Land Use Law Section (ELULS) of The Florida Bar

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