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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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Latest News

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Thanks to the efforts of Membership/Diversity Chairs Samantha Vacciana and Prya Murad, FACDL has been awarded a Florida Bar Diversity Leadership Grant to produce a summit featuring a series of lecture webinars focused on criminal defense practice for underrepresented groups. 

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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

Upcoming Events

January 2022
25
Tuesday, January 25 - Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931

February 2022
1
Tuesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931

15
Tuesday, February 15 - Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931

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
4
Friday, March 4 - Friday, March 4, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931

8
Tuesday, March 8 - Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931

24
Thursday, March 24 - Thursday, March 24, 2022
Rosen Plaza Hotel (not the other Rosen properties)
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-1931

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
22
Thursday, September 22 - Friday, September 23, 2022
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 N. Lois Ave
Tampa, FL 33607
January 2023
14
Saturday, January 14 - Saturday, January 14, 2023
PERRY LANE HOTEL, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, SAVANNAH
256 E Perry St, Savannah, GA 31401
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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