Surviving the Slump, Sept. 23

Contact Brandi Palmer
Manager of Media Relations

Please Note: This event has been postponed. New date to be determined.

Stetson University College of Law, the Business Law Section of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce invite local business owners to learn more about “Surviving the Slump: How to Protect Your Business Legally in a Down Economy,” on Sept. 23 on Stetson’s Gulfport campus at 1401 61st St. S. Registration and a networking breakfast begin at 8 a.m. and the program starts at 9 a.m. in the Great Hall.

Speakers include risk management expert and professor Deborah Brown of Stetson Law speaking on legal and practical employment law considerations and consumer debt expert Guy P. Coburn of the Ruden McClosky law firm speaking on collection law and strategies. The St. Petersburg Times Fund, Inc. is sponsoring this event.

“Now, perhaps more than ever before, it is crucial for Pinellas County business owners to learn more about how to protect themselves from legal troubles in an uncertain economic climate,” said Brown, who serves as associate vice president of legal affairs and human resources at Stetson Law.


To pre-register for this event for a fee of $25, please contact the Office of Conferences and Events at Stetson at 727-562-7312 or e-mail Registration details are available at

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please call Chip Collins at the St. Petersburg Bar at 727-823-7474 or e-mail

Founded in 1925, the St. Petersburg Bar Association serves the legal community, to strengthen the noble calling of the practice of law, and to foster excellence in the legal profession.  

St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, with 2,800 members, is the largest business organization in the region and is celebrating its 109th year. For more information on the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce visit