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.


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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
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FACDL 2018 Winter Defender Arriving Now!
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Raymond Burns triumphed over adversity to become a member of The Florida Bar.  He did this through a lot of hard work on his part and with a little help from his attorney and past FACDL president, Brian Tannebaum.  Mr. Burns is a success story many wish for but have difficulty achieving.  After serv

Upcoming Events

April 2019
Monday, April 1 - Monday, April 1, 2019
Thursday, April 4 - Friday, April 5, 2019
Lake Mary Marriott (Orlando), Lake Mary, FL
Saturday, April 6 - Saturday, April 6, 2019
Lake Mary Marriott
1501 International Parkway
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Monday, April 15 - Monday, April 15, 2019
Monday, April 15 - Monday, April 15, 2019
May 2019
Friday, May 3 - Friday, May 3, 2019
Sunday, May 19 - Sunday, May 19, 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
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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