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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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May 19, 2016 |

CFACDL is hosting a Judicial Forum!   CFACDL members are invited to come out and meet the County and Circuit Court candidates who are in a contested election  to learn more about them as individuals, as well as their thoughts on ethics within the courtroom, utilization of court resources, and community involvement.   Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. The Sorosis Club 501 E. Livingston St. Orlando, FL 32801 **Food and beverages will be provided by the Association**   Each candidate in a contested election will have the opportunity to address the Forum’s attendees regarding their candidacy, campaign, and any attributes relevant to their candidacy.  Each candidate will have three (3) minutes to address the...

May 19, 2016 |

CFACDL Judicial Poll Survey

As with other local organizations throughout the nation, the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers conducts an annual evaluation of the judicial officers presiding over criminal cases in Central Florida.   This poll is designed to accomplish the following objectives: To provide detailed and constructive feedback to the judiciary to improve the quality of judicial administration in the criminal courts of Central Florida; To inform the public as to the performance of its judicial officers and provide insight into the strengths and weaknesses of judicial administration in the criminal courts of Central Florida; To aid in both retaining and selecting to the bench the most qualified judicial officers.   It is CFACDL’s intent...

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