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At the core of every successful business is a rock-solid operating agreement. A well-crafted agreement can lead a company to smooth flowing operations and give it clear direction. Poorly drafted agreements can lead to disputes, unforeseen tax liabilities and business turmoil. Join us as our expert faculty uses examples, shares tips and discusses important considerations while they demonstrate how to draft an operating agreement. Order today!
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including - Ethics: 1.00 Business Litigation: 7.00
Approved by The Florida Bar, this program may qualify for up to 7.0 general hours of CLER self-study credit including 1.0 hour of self-study ethics credit. Certification: 7.0-Business Litigation.
C. SCOTT BRAINARD is secretary and corporate counsel for the general contracting and development firm of William Karns Enterprises, Inc., located in Madeira Beach, Florida. Mr. Brainard is a member of The Florida Bar, with membership in the Condominium Committee for more than 25 years and in the Business Law Section for more than 17 years. He speaks frequently on a variety of real estate and commercial topics including formation, documentation and operation of limited liability companies; condominium development and operation; survey and title issues; and commercial leasing issues. Mr. Brainard earned his B.A. degree from Grove City (PA) College and his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law.
PETER NEALIS is a partner in the Cleveland office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, who also practices in Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida. He has substantial experience representing both public and private companies and investors in a variety of securities, regulatory, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Nealis is a member of The Florida Bar and the Sarasota Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Colby College and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University.
HOWARD P. ROSS, a 50-year member of The Florida Bar, is a shareholder with the law firm of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Mr. Ross handles both transactional and litigation matters utilizing the knowledge gained in one to assist in the other. He is board certified in business litigation and civil trial law. He has taught numerous continuing education programs and is a member of the American Arbitration Association Roster of Neutrals, Large and Complex Commercial Case Panel. Mr. Ross earned his B.A. degree from the University of Illinois and his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law.
T. SCOTT TUFTS is an attorney with CPLS, P.A., in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Tufts is focused on legal tax representation in six primary practice areas, including abusive tax shelters (detection and analysis), business divorces and estate disputes, partners in peril (agreement assessment and review, plus partnership disputes), tax consultation and advice, tax litigation, tax whistleblower, representation before the IRS, and worker classification. He is a board-certified tax lawyer of The Florida Bar. He is licensed in the United States Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Tufts is admitted to practice in North Carolina and Florida, before the Internal Revenue Service and in the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Tufts earned his B.S. degree in accounting from Florida State University, his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law and his LL.M. degree in taxation from the University of Miami.