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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"FACDL Board member Lee Lockett participated in the investiture of Judge Steven Whittington as a circuit court judge in the Fourth Judicial Circuit. NEFACDL was proud to recognize Judge Whitington's appointment to the bench with a small token of our esteem"
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"The Court today holds that the discovery of a warrant for an unpaid parking ticket will forgive a police officer’s violation of your FourthAmendment rights. Do not be soothed by the opinion’s technical language: This case allows the police to stop you on the street, demand your identification, and
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Congratulations to the 2016 Jim Miller Scholar award recipients. Jackie Azis and Rachel Burg demonstrate the outstanding commitment to the representation of their clients exemplified by Jim Miller. FACDL has a bright future with dedicated, quality members like Jackie & Rachel.

Upcoming Events

August 2016
Wednesday, August 10 - Saturday, August 13, 2016
The Breakers Resort in West Palm Beach

September 2016
Friday, September 16 - Friday, September 16, 2016
Hilton Orlando, Lake Buena Vista

January 2017
Friday, January 27 - Friday, January 27, 2017
Holiday Inn, Orlando Disney Springs
March 2017
Wednesday, March 15 - Friday, March 17, 2017
Renaissance Orlando, Airport Hotel
April 2017
Thursday, April 20 - Friday, April 21, 2017
Tampa Marriott Westshore, Tampa
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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