David Bill Rothman
David Bill Rothman

Chair's Welcome Message

Greetings and welcome to the website for the Criminal Law Section (CLS) of The Florida Bar.  It is my honor to serve this year as chair of CLS, which is made up of over 2,000 judges, prosecutors, public and private criminal defense lawyers and criminal law professors.  CLS, which came into being 38 years ago, is led by the elected members (presently 32) of the Executive Council. The officers  of the Executive Council are:  Immediate Past Chair, Assistant State Attorney Susan Hugentugler, who began her legal career at the Office of the Public Defender for the 17th Circuit; Circuit Judge Angelica Zayas, Chair-elect, who was an Assistant State Attorney in Miami; Section Secretary, Assistant State Attorney Joel Silvershein, a career prosecutor in Ft. Lauderdale; Marty McDonnell, Section Treasurer, who is in private practice in Tallahassee now, but has been an assistant public defe... Read More
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Advanced Federal Practice CLE

Date: January 16, 2015 at 8:15 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Downtown Miami, Miami, FL

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