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 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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As we near the deadline for the upcoming FACDL Annual Meeting, here is some information to keep in mind!


Honor FACDL’s outgoing President Richard Greenberg and incoming President Hal Schuhmacher at the Hyatt Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. The seminar begins on June 20th
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Getting pumped for the 32nd Annual Meeting! Congrats to Hunter Phillips (APD 4th Judicial Circuit) for taking up Hal's offer to all public defender offices of a discounted room rate for APD members once registered for the event. And also a thanks to FACDL member Trisha Rover for sponsoring Hunter's
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In honor of James T. Miller, a founding member of FACDL and one of the most respected criminal appellate lawyers in the state, if not the country, FACDL awards a full scholarship to the Annual Meeting which includes registration, lodging, and per diem.  Consideration for this Award will be based upo

Upcoming Events

May 2019
Thursday, May 30 - Thursday, May 30, 2019
Hyatt Coconut Point Resort & Spa, 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134

June 2019
Thursday, June 20 - Sunday, June 23, 2019
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, FL
Sunday, June 23 - Sunday, June 23, 2019
Hyatt Coconut Point Resort & Spa
Sunday, June 23 - Sunday, June 23, 2019
Hyatt Coconut Point Resort & Spa
July 2019
August 2019
Monday, August 19 - Monday, August 19, 2019
Thursday, August 22 - Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Orlando Marriott Lake Mary
1501 International Parkway, Lake Mary, FL 32746
Hotel Reservations: 1-800-380-7724
September 2019
Thursday, September 12 - Friday, September 13, 2019
Lake Mary Marriott (Orlando), Lake Mary, FL


FACDL holds 4-6 seminars each year with 150-300 attendees
Contact Becky Barlow for more information on how to become an exhibitor

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