Skip Pita to Speak at Miami Dade Justice Association CLE on April 10th
Do you want to know what’s happening in the Florida legislature? The Miami Dade Justice Association is providing an overview of the 2014 legislative session as part of its Past Presidents’ Seminar Series. Pita & Del Prado is pleased to announce that Howard K. “Skip” Pita is one of the featured speakers for this MDJA Continued Legal Education event. Whether you are in need of CLE credits or just wanting to stay on top of the issues being addressed by lawmakers in Tallahassee, come out for some valuable information and guidance.
WHAT: The Miami Dade Justice Association’s Past Presidents’ Seminar
2014 Legislative Overview
WHEN: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
WHERE: Merrill Lynch Brickell Office
701 Brickell Avenue, 7th Floor
Miami, Florida 33131
COST: Free of charge
RSVP: Please RSVP to J.P. Portal, MDJA Secretary @ (305) 375-0111
SPEAKERS: H.K. Skip Pita; Stephen Cain; Todd Michaels
For more information, contact Yara Garcia by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by Felipe Blanco and Merrill Lynch, the legislative overview includes various discussions about topics of importance within the legislature this session. But this CLE is not just informative; the presenters will also provide guidance on planning a trip to the state capital and testifying before legislators.
Topics for Discussion
- Recent changes in Florida law and proposed legislation to be addressed during the 2014 legislative session
- How to effectively testify before a House Committee
- Preparing argument points and position papers that get results in a House floor debate
- The importance of meeting with multiple legislative representatives
- Planning a trip to the legislature, both during interim committee weeks and when the legislature is in session
- Question and Answer session between audience members and presenters
About Skip Pita
Trial lawyer Howard K. “Skip” Pita is a Top Lawyer, as recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide. In 2011, he was named as a top 100 trial lawyer by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Having successfully advocated for multimillion dollar jury verdicts, Skip has taught lawyer seminars on delivering persuasive closing arguments. Holding licenses in Florida state and federal courts, Skip is a respected member of the Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Miami-Dade County Trial Lawyers Association.
The Miami Dade Justice Association
The MDJA works to promote justice for the citizens of Miami and Dade counties. The organization coordinates educational opportunities for area lawyers and also provides pro bono clinics to assist citizens who are navigating the court system on their own.