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orange-county-courthouseThe Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (CFACDL) is the Central Florida affiliate of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a statewide organization dedicated to serving and promoting the interests and ideals of criminal defense lawyers. CFACDL shares FACDL’s interest in promoting those ideals and strives to help ensure that individuals who find themselves accused of criminal conduct are provided with due process and all the protections guaranteed by the United States and Florida Constitutions.

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CFACDL is composed of both private defense counsel and public defenders that practice in the local state and federal courts in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties. CFACDL serves its members by providing them with informative seminars, opportunities to earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits, and opportunities to network with other criminal defense lawyers and members of the local judiciary at the various events hosted by the organization. As a service to both its members and the public, CFACDL conducts an Annual Judicial Poll which allows local defense attorneys and prosecutors to rate the performance of judges they practice before in various different categories.

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February 10, 2016 |

Dozier School for Boys, presented by speaker Ben Montgomery

For more than a century, boys were sent to the Florida School for Boys reformatory in the north Florida town of Marianna. Many were beaten brutally and bear the physical and psychological scars to this day. Many boys, though, never came home. They died, some under mysterious circumstances. They were buried in unmarked graves and they were forgotten.  Courtesy of http://www.tampabay.com/topics/specials/2014/dozier.page Please join CFACDL with special guest speaker Ben Montgomery, who authored a two-part series documenting the Dozier School for Boys. Ben Montgomery is an enterprise reporter for the Tampa Bay Times and founder of the narrative journalism website Gangrey.com. Mr. Montgomery grew up in Oklahoma and studied journalism at Arkansas Tech University, where...

February 8, 2016 |

Conference on the Modern Interpretation of Forensic Evidence

Conference Location: Conference Time: Friday March 11, 2016 8:30am to 5:00pm Approved for 7 CLE Credits Conference Location: Florida A&M University, College of Law 201 Beggs Avenue Orlando, FL 32801 $125 registration fee includes lunch. Reduced rate of $75 for Public Defender and Regional Conflict Counsel staff. To RSVP, email Lisa Ramsey at lramsey@circuit9.org Click on Flyer Below for More...

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