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Tom Presents…

Posted: April 30, 2014 Filed under: Uncategorized

Today marks the fifth continuing legal education presentation I’ve been part of making over the past eight months – and the fifth distinct topic I’ve addressed.

Prior presentations addressed minimum wage and overtime liability to employees classified as volunteers and unpaid interns; the economic loss rule in Florida; ethics and professionalism consideration in the use of cloud computing by lawyers; and a look inside Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal.

Today’s presentation is part of the Orange County Bar Association Appellate Practice Committee’s seminar about “Advanced Legal Writing in a Paperless, Digital Age.” I will be demonstrating the use of freely available legal resources in legal papers through hyperlinks. Officially, the presentation is called “Hyper and (Mostly) Free: Useful Electronic Tools for Persuasive Writing.”

Admitted: Florida, Kansas, New Mexico (inactive)