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2018 Legislative Update: HB 1059, HB 1187, HB 1383, and HB 1361
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When: Friday, May 18, 2018
10:00 AM
Contact: Kristin Olson

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2018 Legislative Update: HB 1059, HB 1187, HB 1383, and HB 1361 (Webinar) Announcement

Course Description:

The second in a series of webinars focusing on specific bills passed during the 2018 legislative session, this webinar will focus on three of the Clerks’ priority legislative initiatives: HB 1187 Guardianship, HB 1383 Tax Deed Sales, and HB 1361 Clerks of Court, which requires driver improvement school providers to send course completion information to the Clerk through the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal and makes clarifying changes to current law regarding unclaimed funds held by the Clerk. Presenters will also cover HB 1059 Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult. Attendees will be provided a high-level overview of the changes made by each of these bills, including the impacts that these bills may have on the operations of the Clerk’s office.

2018 Legislative Update: HB 1059, HB 1187, HB 1383, and HB 1361 (Webinar)
Friday, May 18, 2018
10:00 – 11:15 a.m., EDT (includes 15 min Q&A)
Attendees will receive 1 CPE credit - DBPR (pending approval)
Attendees will earn 1 CLE credit - The Florida Bar (pending approval)
Qualifies for 1 CPE Hour for Clerks


  • Beth Allman has been with the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers for more than 20 years, serving in a variety of roles related to Clerk operations and policy. She has led the legislative efforts, served as communications director, and more recently serves as the public records custodian for the agency and the administrator of the Florida Courts E-Filing Authority. Prior to her experience at the Florida court Clerks & Comptrollers, she worked at the Florida Senate as a legislative analyst. Both careers have blended to provide her expertise in analyzing and reviewing legislation and other issues for Clerk and Comptroller impact and revenue assessment. Ms. Allman has a B.A. from Virginia Tech, and an M.A. from Florida State.
  • Amanda S. Coffey is a managing Assistant County Attorney at the Pinellas County Attorney’s Office, primarily representing the Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Property Appraiser, and Supervisor of Elections. Ms. Coffey is a member of the Executive Council of the City, County, and Local Government Section of The Florida Bar. She received her B.A. with Honors from the University of South Florida, and her J.D., cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law, where she served as an assistant editor for the Stetson Law Review. She has worked for Pinellas County for 15 years, and is a staff advisor to the Law Review in the production of its annual Local Government Law Symposium Journal.
  • Anthony Palmieri is the Deputy Inspector General and Chief Guardianship Investigator in the accredited Division of Inspector General, Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s Office. He has a B.S. from the University of Florida and a J.D. from Barry University School of Law. He is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Inspector General Investigator, Certified Inspector General Auditor, and holds a Certification in Control Self-Assessment. Anthony is a nationally-recognized expert and speaker on guardianship fraud.
  • Jean Sperbeck has been the Alachua County Clerk of Court’s attorney since 2005, having worked as a judicial staff attorney for 11 years before that, riding the circuit reviewing probate and guardianship cases. She received her law degree from UF in 1983 and was in private practice for 10 years, primarily doing insurance defense.
  • Carolyn Weber worked with the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, for 26 years and was instrumental in the design and implementation of CM/ECF. She then worked with the Orange County Clerk of Courts for six years at which time she designed and implemented ECF [Electronic Case Filing] for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. She joined Florida Court Clerks &Comptrollers organization in November 2012 as the Portal Program Manager and has helped in the design and implementation of the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal. Carolyn has an MBA in Computer Information Systems.

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Funding for the Clerks of Court education program is provided, in part, by the Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation. An additional grant is provided by the Florida Local Government Investment Trust.

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