Upcoming Events

January 12, 2020

The Florida Bar International Law Section – India Subcommittee is pleased to co-sponsor a webinar titled, Mediation, Arbitration and “Mixed Modes”: Whether, When, and How? The event is scheduled for January 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. The event is a result of a collaboration between the Indian Association of Legal Professionals and JAMS. To register, please follow this link.

January 12, 2020

Please join the International Law Section on January 13, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. for a virtual Lunch & Learn presentation with Larry S. Rifkin. Larry holds the position of Chairperson of The Florida Bar Liaison Committee to the Department of Homeland Security (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services), the Department of Labor, and the Department of State. Larry is also certified as an Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist by The Florida Bar. He has served the State of Florida as a member of the Board of Directors of Enterprise Florida, the International Trade and Economic Development Board for the State of Florida.
As a member of the Committee which established the standards in 1994 for certification as an Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist in Florida, he was exempt from taking the examination, as he was one of the attorneys designated to prepare the initial exam as well as the qualifications for the designation as a Specialist in U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. Larry has served as an expert witness in Immigration Law in both Federal and State Courts.
A noted author and lecturer in matters involving U.S. Immigration and Nationality, Larry has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades by The Florida Bar for his publications and for his participation in seminars/webinars on behalf of the Bar in the area of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. Additionally, Larry has co-authored publications on consular processing for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). As a Past Chair of The Florida Bar, International Law Section, Larry continues to serve on the Section’s Executive Council as a voting member.
To RSVP, please email Matthew Valdez at matthew.valdez@ftci.com.
January 13, 2020
January 13-15, 2020
Please join The Florida Bar Tax Law Section for its 6th Annual International Tax Boot Camp (4321) on January 13, 2021, and for its International Tax Conference (4130) on January 14-15, 2021. The events, which will be conducted entirely as webcasts, were awarded certification credits in International Law and International Litigation and Arbitration. For more information and programming, please follow this link.
February 17, 2020
Please join the International Law Section on February 17, 2021 for its Webinar “H-1B Visas – New Procedures and Policies,” starting at 12:00 p.m. The panel, featuring ILS Past Chair Larry S. RIfkin and Juan Carlos Freire of Rifkin & Fox-Isicoff, P.A., and Elaine Weiss of Weiss & Kahn, P.A., will provide an of the new policies and procedures with regard to successfully preparing and filing H-1B visa petitions. The Webinar will also give the practitioner a practical “how to” guide for case preparation. CLE Credits for Immigration and Nationality Certification available. To register, please follow this link.