Welcome to the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Inc., the only statewide organization in Florida dedicated solely to the criminal defense attorney. FACDL is a not-for-profit corporation formed exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes, and affiliated with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. View our Member BenefitsMission Statement & Founding Purposes, Policy Manual and Bylaws.


FACDL has customized an array of services to provide the training, contacts, resources and information you need in your profession. As a member you will have the opportunity to broaden your network and seek
professional recognition.


Latest News

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Following a pair of 10Investigates stories on Florida's lack of regulations regarding cell phone use behind the wheel, national advocacy group "Stop Distractions" reached out with a series of new reports it hopes the state's leading lawmakers will review.
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Supreme Court hands down three opinions this morning, and the big one for sentencing fans is the capital case from Texas, Buck v. Davis,
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State Sen. Greg Steube wants to add prosecutors and public defenders to the list of officials that the House of Representatives can impeach.

Upcoming Events

June 2017
Thursday, June 8 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
Eau Palm Beach, Manalapan

June 2018
Thursday, June 7 - Sunday, June 10, 2018
Eden Roc Resort, Miami Beach


FACDL holds 4-6 seminars each year with 150-300 attendees
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