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Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AIDD)
Law Clinic Community Roundtable and Conference:

Guardianship and All That Jazz: Law, Science, and Community Building

Friday, March 15, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Includes Live Jazz Luncheon
NSU Shepard Broad College of Law
Panza Maurer Law Library 3rd Floor
3305 College Avenue | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

Join NSU Law as they host the third AIDD Clinic Roundtable and Conference. Renowned judges, legal professionals, advocates, and representatives for persons with special needs will come together again to explore best practices and assess community interests. Learn how you can make a positive impact on the community of Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.
The roundtable brings together stakeholders in the AIDD community to network, learn, and plan strategic responses to address the legal needs of AIDD persons. This year the roundtable will include a CLE opportunity with confirmed speakers from the local bench and bar. This interdisciplinary event will explore the procedural and substantive aspects of Florida guardianship law. Moderators and Panelists include:
Roundtable Panelists
Panel 1 Identify the Problem; Legal and Ethical Challenges with Guardianships and Guardian Advocacies
The Honorable Charles Greene, Judge for the Probate and Guardianship Division, 17th Judicial Circuit. (tentative)
The Honorable Yves Laventure, General Magistrate for the Guardian Division, 17th Judicial Circuit.
The Honorable Claudette Vanni, General Magistrate for the Guardian Division, 17th Judicial Circuit.
Edward O’Sheehan, Partner at Shutts & Bowen and the Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.
The Honorable Mark Speiser, Judge for the Probate and Guardianship Division, 17th Judicial Circuit. (Moderator)
Panel 2 Identify the Problem II; The Realities of the IDD Community
Susan Hofstetter, Assistant General Counsel for The School Board of Broward County.
Dr. Andrea Horbey, NSU Director of Medical Education, Bethesda Health, Inc.
Susan Kabot, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, Executive Director, the Autism Institute
Felicia Jordan, Attorney at Disability Rights Florida

Deborah Chin, M.A., The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Transition and Adult Programs (Moderator)

The Florida Bar CLE credits pending:

The Adults with Intellectual & Development disabilities Law Clinic at Shepard Broad College of Law was made possible by the generous support of The Taft Foundation.

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