Home Rule: The Struggle for Local Control in an Age of Super Preemption
This continuing legal education course seeks to provide an overview and clarification on the issue of Home Rule and state preemption in Florida. The course will provide a summary of the history of Home Rule in the state, a review of relevant cases that have influenced Home Rule law, and a panel discussion of Home Rule application today. This course will specifically look at how state preemption influences municipal and county governments’ ability to protect their local environmental resources.
Space is limited! Only 40 spots available!
Participants will receive 2 CLE credits.
*Note: parking will not be validated*
Welcome & light refreshments - 8:45am - 9am
Introduction to Home Rule & State Preemption (Kelly Cox, Miami Waterkeeper) -9am to 9:30am
Panel Discussion -- 9:30am - 10:30am
- John Greco, Deputy City Attorney - City of Miami
- Craig Leen, City Attorney - City of Coral Gables
- Stephen Tilbrook, Shareholder - GrayRobinson
- Commissioner Francis Suarez, City of Miami - District 4