Chair's Welcome Message
Welcome to The Florida Bar Criminal Law Section and to this new website. First organized in 1976, the Criminal Law Section is one of the few statewide legal organizations representing all criminal law practitioners in Florida. With over 2,500 members including a balanced mix of judges, prosecutors, public and private defense lawyers, and law professors, the section (CLS) is dedicated to fostering high standards of ethical conduct in the administration of criminal justice and to the improvement of individual trial skills.
This new website is only the beginning to providing useful information to the criminal law practitioner. In addition to notifying you of planned CLE offerings, meetings, legislative activity, and legal decisions of interest, the leadership of the section is also preparing to launch Facebook and LinkedIn pages. Additionally, free student membership is now available for all third year law students attending an accredited Florida Law School.
I invite you to join the section, or if you are alr... Read More