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June 14, 2023 CLE Luncheon

  • 06/14/2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Rogers Towers, 1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 1500, Jacksonville, FL 32207




LOCATION: Rogers Towers, 1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 1500, Jacksonville, FL 32207    

Please join us in-person on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, for a CLE Lunch and Lecture.  Check-in time starts at 11:45 am.

SPEAKER: Edward L. Birk, Shareholder, Marks Gray, P.A.

TOPIC: Defamation and the 1st Amendment

Please join us for a CLE that will review what defamation is, common defenses, and a key 1st Amendment case that has affected the outcome of these cases.

Edward L. Birk is a First Amendment attorney, representing and defending news organizations in all aspects of newsgathering, publishing, and broadcasting, including source development, pre-publication review, compelling access to courts and public records, and defending against defamation claims. He also represents bloggers and anyone interested in the First Amendment or who are threatened with defamation lawsuits.

All interested legal professionals are welcome to attend this CLE event! 

COST:  $20.00 Members, $30.00 Non-Members

PAYMENT OPTIONS: Pay online during registration, or bring cash, check, or money order made payable to NEFPA upon check-in at the event.  Please make sure your name is referenced on the memo line of your check or money order.

CANCELLATION INFORMATION: If you are unable to make an event and are paying by cash, check or money order, please notify to cancel your reservation no later than 24 hours prior to the event to avoid being charged.

RSVP deadlineTuesday, June 13, 2023 by NOON.

(1) hour CLE credit will be given for this luncheon. Certificate of attendance will be distributed at the end of the event, after having remained in attendance for the required minimum 50 minutes.

PARKING: Parking is available in the parking garage next to 1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Please bring your parking ticket to the CLE for validation.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you,

NEFPA Board of Directors

In the event of any questions for this particular luncheon, please send email to

We thank our sustaining members for their support!

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