2015 Seminar Topics

News: We have changed locations to the State Attorney’s Office at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Building D., Viera, FL 32940.

Our Programs begin on April 2nd, 2015 and are help between 6pm-8pm.

The specific topics and speakers can be seen here:

  • 4/02/15: The Origin and Extent of Free Speech in The U.S. by Michael Kahn, Esq.
  • 4/09/15: The 4th Amendment/Marijuana by Robert Anderson, Esq.
  • 4/16/15: Gay Rights in Florida / Family Law by General Magistrate Kurt Erlenbach
  • 4/23/15: Personal Injury Law by Daniel Faherty, Esq.
  • 4/30/15: Business Law by Edward J. Kinberg, Esq.
  • 5/07/15: Immigration Law by Mario Musil, Esq.
  • 5/14/15: Intellectual Property by John DeAngelis, Esq.
  • 5/21/15: Brevard County Planning and Zoning by Chelsea Farrell, Esq.
  • 5/28/15: Review of the 1st Amendment and Campaign Finance by Judge John Murphy
  • 6/04/15: The U.S. Constitution and Contemporary Issues by Judge David Silverman

Learn more at: www.sccls.com/schedule.html

The SCCLS is a Project of the Brevard Bar Foundation and serves as the liason between lawyers and the community by making monetary donations to local charitable organisations and sponsoring the SCCLS.


The Space Coast Community Law School offers FREE legal seminars to the public on a variety of topics. Our goal is to offer a valuable educational community service to people who may have a need, interest, or just want to learn more about the law. The seminars are presented by local judges and attorneys and address general legal concepts. We meet in the spring and fall of each year on 8 consecutive Thursday evenings. The seminars are in an informal setting and general questions are welcome. There are no tests or quizzes to worry about and everyone is invited to attend. Please check our schedule for upcoming topics. We do require pre-registration since space is limited. Please click here to register.

We have changed locations to the State Attorney’s Office at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Building D., Viera, FL 32940. We meet evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

The Fall term seminars in Titusville are held at the Brevard Room at 700 South Park Ave.. We meet Wednesday eventings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

The Space Coast Community Law School team includes Brigitta Hawkins, Esq. (founder and moderator), Kristen Smith-Rodriguez, Esq., and  Elizabeth Kling.
We would like to highlight and thank the following sponsors that help make the Space Coast Community Law School possible:

  • Brevard County Bar Foundation provides for general funding of the program.
  • The Law Firm of Telfer, Faherty, Anderson & Hawkins, P.L. provides all of our copying and administrative support.
  • Cooper Chiropractic made a monetary donation.
  • Brevard County Legal Aid offers pro-bono credit to presenters
  • AVET Preject and American Warrior Radio helps with the promotion.
  • WMEL 1300 John Harper is a great supporter helping with promotion.
  • Florida Today Newspaper provides free advertising.
  • The Florida Design Group provides assistance with the design and hosting of our website.

Please be advised that advertising of services is not permitted in the seminars and no attorney client relationships are formed. The seminars are for informational purposes only and no specific legal advice is provided in any way. We recommend you hire an attorney for any specific issues you may encounter.

Please understand that at some time, our schedule changes due to unforeseen circumstance, thus we advise you check the website schedule frequently.

DISCLAIMER: This community seminar has been prepared for public education and general information purposes only. The legal information provided in this program is not intend as a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licenced to practice in your jurisdiction. Legal advice is dependent upon the specific circumstances of each situation. The information provided is furnished as pubic service, and is for informational and educational purposes only. The materials, information and forms available through this community seminar are provided without any warranties, express, implied or statutory. Any and all implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose are hereby disclaimed. No Attorney Client relationship is formed through these community seminars and no legal advice is provided. Legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case and laws are constantly changing so nothing provided in this program should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel. Please contact a private attorney to discuss the particulars of your potential claim. This community seminar and the materials provided therein may be considered lawyer advertising. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Any listing of an attorney does not constitute a recommendation of the attorney. Before hiring any attorney, you should investigate the attorney's reputation and qualifications.
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