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For Immediate Release:
March 30, 2012
Media Contact:
Alejandra Castro-Nuñez

Landlord-Tenant Law "Lunch N' Learn" Seminar to be held in May

Reservations are required prior to the event

(MIAMI, March 30, 2012) – The Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Division (BACP) of the Sustainability, Planning, and Economic Enhancement Department, the Dade County Bar Association County Court Committee, and the Miami-Dade Police Department are hosting a seminar on landlord–tenant law on Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The seminar will be held at Lawson Thomas Courthouse Center, located at 175 N.W. 1st Avenue in Miami, Florida. 

The seminar is designed to educate landlords, property managers, tenants and lawyers about the nuts and bolts of a lease and the procedures involved in an eviction process.  Handout materials will be provided.  Jeffrey Hearne of Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., private attorney Michael Birnholz, and Miami-Dade County Consumer Advocate Leonard Elias will provide an overview of the landlord-tenant law to help landlords and tenants understand their rights and responsibilities.
“Landlord Tenant issues can be problematic and stressful,” said Consumer Advocate Leonard Elias, Esq. “Just imagine how much time and money you could save when you know your rights and responsibilities.” 
 The event is open to the public for a $10 fee and includes lunch and materials.  Lawyers who wish to attend must register through the Dade County Bar Association in order to receive two (2) continuing legal education credits.  DCBA Attorneys must pay $25.00 to attend and Non-DCBA Attorneys $35.00

Note:  If you are not an attorney and wish to attend you must call the Business Affairs and Consumer Mediation Center to RSVP at 305-375-3677.

Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Division
Dade County Bar Association-County Court Committee
City of Miami Police Department
Lunch N’ Learn Seminar on Landlord / Tenant Law
May 03, 2012, 11:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Lawson Thomas Courthouse Center
175 N.W. 1st Avenue
11th Floor Conference Room