Marks Gray is pleased to announce, Shareholder Edward L. Birk will be a panelist on a fake news session on Tuesday, October 17 2017 , in Tallahassee, at the Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop hosted by the Supreme Court of Florida . Mr. Birk is a New Media and First Amendment attorney. In addition, he represents clients in municipal liability; E.R.I.S.A. Benefits; Employment; Fair Labor Standards Act; and Products Liability.
Each fall, The Florida Bar Media and Communications Law Committee presents a two-day event for print, TV, radio and online journalists new to the courts and legal beats or new to Florida. For more than a decade, the Florida Supreme Court has hosted workshop sessions on variety of topics, including covering high-profile cases, public records and Florida’s open government laws, libel law and defamation, lawyer regulation, and other current and relevant issues surrounding legal reporting.