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Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda

Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 9. She was first...

Maria Sachs

Maria Lorts Sachs is a member of the Florida State Senate, representing District 34. She was first elected to...

Kate MacFall

Kate MacFall serves as the Florida State Director for the Humane Society of the U.S. since spring 2012. During...

Diana Ferguson

Diana Ferguson is an attorney with Rutledge & Ecenia in Tallahassee. She has been practicing Animal Law for 10...

Gil Panzer

Gil Panzer was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1993. Panzer Law, P.A. was founded with a vision of...

Marcy LaHart

Marcy LaHart is a solo practitioner in Gainesville, Florida, where she practices in animal law and public interest environmental...

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Laurence Colletti

Laurence Colletti serves as the producer at Legal Talk Network where he combines his passion for web-based media with...

Episode Notes

This year at The Florida Bar Annual Convention, the Animal Law Committee presented an ‘Animal Law in Florida’ seminar. While there, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sat down with presenters and members of the committee to discuss what animal law is, what it means to be an animal lawyer, and why education and awareness about these issues is important.

In the first of this two part podcast, Laurence interviews Florida Representative Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda, Florida State Senator Maria Sachs, Florida State Director for the Humane Society of the U.S. Kate MacFall, and animal law attorney Diana Ferguson. Together, they discuss the intersection of animal rights, human rights, and Florida laws. The committee is working at the legislative level to address issues regarding service animals, bears, greyhound racing, rhinoceros tusks, research monkeys, and honey bees.

In the second half of the podcast, Laurence talks with the Animal Law Committee Vice-Chair Gil Panzer and animal law lawyer Marcy LaHart. Marcy discusses the types of clients she represents and how to make a living practicing this obscure form of law. Gil explains the purpose of the committee and what they have already achieved.

If you are interested in animal law or you like puppies, tune in to hear about the important work these lawyers are doing.

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Published: July 8, 2015
Podcast: On the Road
Category: Legal News
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On the Road
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Recorded on the conference floor, "On the Road" includes highlights and interviews from popular legal events.

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