CLE & Section Events 2018-06-18T02:27:15+00:00



  • 2018 Long Range Planning Retreat
    April 6, 2018

    NOTE: The location of this meeting has changed from Jacksonville to the new location below.

    Foley & Lardner LLP
    106 E College Ave #900
    Tallahassee, FL 32301

  • Executive Council Meeting & Election of New Officers
    June 2018 (Orlando, FL – In conjunction with The Florida Bar Annual Convention)


The Administrative Law Section congratulates Codey Leigh on becoming the latest attorney to become certified in State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice.  Mr. Leigh is a 2005 graduate of the University of West Florida and a 2008 graduate of the Florida Coastal School of Law.  From 2009 to 2016, he served as attorney for the Florida Department of Revenue where he litigated cases before the Circuit Court and Division of Administrative Hearings.  In December of 2016, Mr. Leigh accepted a position with the Escambia County Clerk of Court where he serves as an attorney and Director of Court Services.  Mr. Leigh and his wife Ashley reside in Pensacola with their son.


Administrative Law Judge Suzanne Van Wyk recruiting new Florida Bar Foundation Fellows at the Florida Bar Convention.
This year’s theme invited everyone under the big top!

Mentoring matters: Administrative Law Judge Suzanne Van Wyk brought her mentee, Ashley Englund, rising 2L at FSU, to the Florida Bar Foundation Medal of Honor Dinner in conjunction with the Florida Bar Convention.

Members of the Administrative Law Section and the Young Lawyers Section joined together to toast and welcome the newest members of the Florida Bar with the “Welcome to the Bar Event.” Held on May 7th, 2018, at a local watering hole in Tallahassee, both old and new members alike shared their love of the law and of dancing!

Members of the Administrative Law Section hosted a Lunch and Learn at Florida Coastal School of Law on February 8, 2018.  Section members serving on the panel included attorneys Jon Pellett, Wayne Flowers, James Poindexter, David Tucker, and Michael Stanski.  Over 25 students participated in the event, which was an excellent way for law students to be exposed to Administrative Law and the opportunities in this exciting and ever-changing field!

Members of the Administrative Law Section took part in the Tallahassee Bar Association/Legal Aid Foundation 22nd Annual Chili Cookoff at the GFWC Woman’s Club of Tallahassee. The theme for the Administrative Law Section was “Viva la Fiesta.” Due to their hard work and a pinch of luck, ALS took home the prize of “best tasting chili”!

Administrative Law Section members Tabitha Harnage and Taylor Anderson with Chief Justice Labarga at the recent “Girls Where They Are” event. They served as chaperones for Nims Middle School girls while they toured the Senate, the 22nd Floor of the Capitol building, and the Florida Supreme Court.  The girls participated in passing a mock bill in the Senate.  At the Supreme Court, the girls met and spoke with Chief Justice Labarga.