9 Docket Call 1 (1974-1975)

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J. Rex Farrior, Jr.
Tampa, Florida

ANOTHER APPROACH TO SPECIALIZATION -
THE FLORIDA PLAN
The Florida Plan, which has been drafted by the
Florida Bar Specialization Committee and is presently
pending before the Board of Governors, provides protec-
tion for the general practitioners, by placing them on an
equal basis with other specialists. This plan varies sharply
from certain other states' plans, which could adversely
affect the general practitioner.
I. THE ABA POSITION
After a great deal of study, the American Bar
Association has determined that it should not recom-
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William M. Power, immediate Past President of the
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Council member and
Annual Meeting Program Chairman for the Section of
General Practice, after several months of planning, has
announced the programs which will be presented by the
Section.
Chesterfield Smith, President of the American Bar
Association, has directed that all programs for all
Committees and Sections be held during the five-day
period from Monday, August 12 through Friday, August
16. Accordingly, the three programs of the Section will
be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 13 and 14,
1974.
On Tuesday morning, August 13, our Section will
present a program entitled Arbitration Roundup for
the General Practitioner. The program will be held in
conjunction with the Section of Insurance, Negligence

and Compensation Law and will be presented at the
Sheraton-Wakiki Hotel from 10:00 A.M. until 12 Noon.
It will be sponsored by the General Practice Section's
Committee on Court Modernization chaired by Leonard
Gilbert of Tampa, Florida, and by the Committee on
Arbitration and Other Non-Judicial Determination of
Disputes of the Insurance, Negligence and Compensation
Law  Section. Robert Coulson is Chairman of this
committee and is also Program Chairman for the Section
of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law.
Speakers will include:
* Professor Robert E. Keeton of Cambridge, Mass. -
Resolving Negligence Claims in Non-Judicial
Forums
* Professor Gerald Aksen of New York City - What
You Need to Know About Arbitration Law
* Bernard L. Hines of New York City - The Insur-
ance Industry's Arbitration Systems
* Professor Alan I. Widiss, of Iowa City, Iowa - The
Developing Law of Uninsured Motorists Arbitration
* Dean W. Determan of Washington, DC - Small
Claims Arbitration
The program on Wednesday afternoon will be titled
Salvation for the Sole Practitioner. This program will
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Copyright  1974 American Bar Association

2. WHAT THE PUBLIC THINKS
OF LAWYERS
8. CULLEN'S COLUMN
9. YEAR-END FEDERAL
LEGISLATIVE REPORT
11. QUESTIONNAIRES ON LAW
OFFICE MANAGEMENT
15. WHAT'S UP*WHAT'S IN

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