FMAA Webinars

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 FMAA Seminar (previously scheduled for July 23-25) has been cancelled.

In lieu of the Seminar, we are developing free webinars for our members. Members of FMAA will be notified when each webinar agenda and registration become available. CLE credit will be available for these offerings.
As webinar offerings are made available, they will be listed here. Click a registration link near each webinar description to sign up for a session.

Ethics and Professionalism for Local Government Attorneys
August 20, 2020
9:30 AM – 11:10 AM



Mindfulness as a Tool for Professionalism A presentation on applicable rules and best practices on using mindfulness to cultivate professionalism in legal practice. Vivian Reyes, Esquire, Law Offices of Vivian M. Reyes, P.A., Miami


Mental Health & Substance Abuse A presentation for the municipal attorney on recognizing and addressing mental health and substance abuse issues. Javier A. Lopez, Esquire, Kozyak Tropin and Throckmorton, Miami



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September 3, 2020
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration available soon


Policing in Turbulent Times

A presentation on legal and policy considerations for the municipal attorney in managing risk, minimizing liability, and meeting public expectations regarding law enforcement officers and public safety. Jody M. Litchford, Esquire, Deputy City Attorney, Orlando

2020 Legislative Session Update

A review of significant legislation passed in the 2020 legislative session. David Cruz, Legislative Counsel, Florida League of Cities, Inc., Tallahassee

Pandemic-related Emergency Orders

Legal considerations and recommended practices for adopting, managing and enforcing emergency orders under changing conditions associated with COVID-19, including an update on recent court cases. David Margolis, Esquire, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Orlando

COVID-19 and Public Employment Challenges

A presentation on evolving legal issues associated with COVID-19 and municipal employees, including ADA, FMLA, and return to work policies. Patricia M. Rego Chapman, Esquire, and Douglas T. Noah, Esquire, Dean, Ringers, Morgan & Lawton, P.A., Orlando


Webinar Archive

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Public Emergencies and Lessons Learned from COVID-19 (June 25, 2020)