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Professionalism Symposium Gives Students Chance to Discuss Issues with Practitioners

Published: March 24th, 2008

Category: Events, News

Edward Waller Prominent alumni, faculty and law students will gather at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Friday, March 28, for this year’s Professionalism Symposium. Sponsored by a generous gift from attorney David B. Mishael of Miami and co-hosted by the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association and UF Law, the symposium gives students the chance to discuss issues of professionalism, ethics and integrity in the law with judges and practitioners.

The event typically draws more than 100 students and dozens of local attorneys. This year’s keynote presentation will be delivered by Edward M. Waller Jr., an attorney with Fowler White Boggs Banker in Tampa. Waller received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in 1964 and his J.D. from the University of Chicago in 1967. His presentation is entitled “Professionalism: The Legacy of Atticus Finch—Higher Standards For New and Experienced Lawyers Alike.”

Waller practices in the areas of business litigation, class actions, health care litigation, lender liability, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights generally. He also leads the firm’s class action litigation team. Waller is the former chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Professionalism (1995-97) and former chair of the ABA’s Ethics and Professionalism Committee (1992-96). Waller is also a former member of both The Florida Bar Professionalism Committee and the Florida Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism.

Local judges, lawyers and faculty members will offer their advice on a variety of topics. The symposium begins at 9 a.m. with Waller’s presentation in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom (180 Holland Hall). Breakout sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. on various topics including commercial transactional law, criminal law, estates & trusts, family law, and personal injury insurance defense.

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