Amanda Buffinton, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office, will be a featured speaker during a live audio webcast on March 23, 2021, during a Florida Bar CLE seminar discussing Florida’s “federal” summary judgment standard.
During the presentation, Amanda and her co-speaker will discuss the Florida Supreme Court’s recent adoption of the federal summary judgment standard, as well as the nuances and applicability of the standard under various circumstances. The seminar will also discuss practical considerations attorneys should consider under Florida’s “new” summary judgment standard. The one-hour CLE program is being hosted by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar.
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- Florida’s “Federal Summary Judgment Standard” – Strategic Considerations for Real Property and Construction Litigation (1.0 CLE Credit)
- 03/23/2021 | 12 pm - 1 pm
- Speakers: Amanda Buffinton (Shutts & Bowen LLP), Christopher Smart (Carlton Fields)
About Amanda Buffinton
Amanda B. Buffinton is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group. A Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, Amanda is also Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar. Amanda specializes in the litigation and arbitration of complex claims related to professional negligence and design errors and omissions. She has also successfully represented clients in construction claims involving personal injury and death, federal investigations relating to the False Claims Act, delay and acceleration damages, bond and lien issues, professional licensure, building code violations and ADA violations. Amanda has extensive federal court experience and has litigated a multitude of construction and commercial claims in the Northern, Middle and Southern District Courts of Florida including the successful defense of a large class action suit against an international testing company. Amanda is a member of the Construction Law Committee of the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Division of The Florida Bar.