Entries by Ali

Federal Public Defender Job Opening

Federal Public Defender Office Middle District of Florida Position Title/Number: Research & Writing Specialist – #2020-005 Position Location: Middle District of Florida (Tampa, Orlando, Ft. Myers, Ocala or Jacksonville) The Office of the Federal Defender for the Middle District of Florida is now accepting applications for Research and Writing Specialist (Appellate Attorney). This position is […]

DUI Defense with FACDL President Hal Schuhmacher

    On November 13, 2019, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s (FACDL) President Hal Schuhmacher will share techniques and strategies to use pretrial defense motions to reduce the state’s power and achieve better outcomes in DUI cases. CLE credit is pending.   Mr. Schuhmacher has been practicing criminal defense in the Marathon, Key West, Islamorada, and Key […]

Mitigation Seminar in Orlando, November 8-10, 2019

Sponsored by State Public Defender and Georgia Capital Defender Program A message from Ninth Circuit Public Defender, Robert Wesley: Dear Colleagues, The Georgia Capital Defenders had scheduled a great October CLE program in Savannah captioned “Telling Your Client’s Story”, but had complications which prevented them from going forward. We contacted GCD and offered to put […]

Federal Practice Mid-Day Seminar in Orlando

Orlando Division Mid-Day Seminar 3.0 CLE credit hours is pending with The Florida Bar No food/beverage in the ceremonial courtroom so please eat prior to this event Ceremonial Courtroom 3A, United States Courthouse Noon until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2019 The Office of the Federal Defender is presenting a Mid-Day Seminar on Wednesday, October […]

2019 Judicial Poll Results

On behalf of the CFACDL Board of Directors, I would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2019 CFACDL Judicial Poll.  We appreciate the time and effort required to complete the poll in an effort to provide effective, constructive, feedback to our judiciary. The poll is designed to accomplish the following objectives: (1) Provide […]

October 29th, 2019 Formet and DuRocher Awards

Formet and DuRocher Awards When: October 29, 2019 at 5:30pm Where: DubsDread 549 West Par Street Orlando, FL 32804 Please join us as we present  the Gary L. Formet Award to: The Honorable Jon B. Morgan  and the Joseph W. DuRocher Award to:  Melissa Vickers Thank you to our Sponsors Perez LaSure Law and Lindsey & […]

Oct. 4th Implicit Bias in Jury Selection

  We have a great event just around the corner on October 4, 2019, here at the Orlando Federal Courthouse in the Jury Assembly Room from 2:30pm to 5:00pm (see flyer attached).   Implicit Bias in Jury Selection– The Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) Diversity & Inclusion Committee, OCBA Criminal Law Committee, Central Florida Association […]

Invitation to Attend the Advanced Capital Voir Dire – The Morgan Method – Conference

Advanced Capital Voir Dire- The Morgan Method Florida Capital Voir Dire Training Using the Morgan Method: Theory & Intense Practice November 13-15, 2019 Safety Harbor Resort & Spa   The Florida Public Defender Association (FPDA) and the National College for Capital Voir Dire (NCCVD) is offering an intense capital trial training program. Participants will work […]

Sept 25th, 2019 – CLE Luncheon – Defending Sex Workers In Court

Reserve your seat for our luncheon Wednesday September 25th at Noon. Join us for lunch from Fresh Kitchen while hearing about defending clients charged with sex crimes. Location: Sorosis of Orlando 501 East Livingston Street Tickets are available here.   Our Speaker, Alex Andrews is a sex worker alumni who has lived the experience under criminalization of consensual sex work. […]