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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. To make a donation to the Association, please follow the link below!

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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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Latest News

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The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers urges all courts throughout the state to return to virtual court for non-essential hearings. The use of Zoom can be both more efficient and frankly safer. “We are extremely concerned about the uptick in positive coronavirus cases..."
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SEE FRIENDS IN PERSON-FACDL's 34th Annual Meeting July 15-17, 2021
JW MARRIOTT MARCO ISLAND BEACH RESORT, 400 South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145
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"If you are arguing a Brady motion in court and a fellow criminal defense lawyer who is not a member of FACDL asks you for a copy of your motion (and/or memorandum), please tell them you would be happy to so long as they join FACDL...." 

Upcoming Events

October 2021
6
Wednesday, October 6 - Wednesday, October 6, 2021
14
Thursday, October 14 - Friday, October 15, 2021

16
Saturday, October 16 - Saturday, October 16, 2021

28
November 2021
4
Thursday, November 4 - Thursday, November 4, 2021
16
Tuesday, November 16 - Tuesday, November 16, 2021
January 2022
1
Saturday, January 1 - Saturday, January 1, 2022
15
Saturday, January 15 - Saturday, January 15, 2022
Hotel Indigo Nashville
301 Union St, Nashville, TN 37201
February 2022
24
Thursday, February 24 - Friday, February 25, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931
March 2022
31
Thursday, March 31 - Friday, April 1, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931
April 2022
2
Saturday, April 2 - Saturday, April 2, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931
May 2022
1
Sunday, May 1 - Sunday, May 1, 2022
July 2022
14
Thursday, July 14 - Saturday, July 16, 2022
Marriott Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach
3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-525-4000
17
Sunday, July 17 - Sunday, July 17, 2022
Marriott Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach
3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-525-4000
September 2022
1
Thursday, September 1 - Thursday, September 1, 2022
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EXHIBITORS

FACDL holds both virtual and live seminars (when possible) throughout the year that are available for vendors to exhibit at or sponsor. 

Contact FACDL Executive Director, Becky Barlow, for more information on how to become an exhibitor or sponsor.

becky@facdl.org 
(850)385-5080