Entries by Ali

CFACDL Summer Zoom Book Club!

Don’t forget to join us for a lively discussion and a justice themed cocktail tutorial intermission!  We will meet via zoom on July 29th at 6:30PM to discuss. Zoom link will be sent on Wednesday.   We look forward to hearing your thoughts and seeing your faces soon! Don’t be discouraged if you didn’t finish the book, […]

Milestone CLE 2.5 credits

Milestone Reporting is offering a free CLE for our members on August 6, 2:30-5:00 PM!  “Practicing While Quarantined: A Guide” (1.0 General Credit) &“How To Persuade A Jury Within 30 Seconds” (1.5 General & Technology Credit)  Registration is free and all participants will receive a quarantine pack in the mail that includes a hand sanitizer, mask, liquor, […]

E-Vote for Officers, Directors, and Revisions to CFACDL Bylaws

Dear CFACDL members, It is time to vote for your Officers and Directors for the 2020-2021 term. This years ballot includes revisions to the CFACDL Bylaws that the board has proposed, reviewed, and approved for your consideration and approval. We ask that you please review the candidates and Bylaw revisions carefully before you submit your final vote. Due […]

Annual Federal Practice Seminar, Tampa, Florida

  Early Registration for the Annual Federal Practice Seminar is now Available! Hilton Downtown Tampa 211 North Tampa Street Tampa, Florida 33602 813-204-3000 Friday, July 17, 2020  See Registration Form for all the details by clicking on link below:  2020 Notice and Registration – Panel This seminar will satisfy the Annual CJA Educational Requirements for the […]

Graham/Miller BBQ Lunch February 26th, 2020

    RSVP HERE  Join CFACDL for a moving luncheon to hear the stories of individuals released from prison after re-sentencing pursuant to the Graham and Miller decisions on juvenile life without parole. CLE credit is pending for this event. When: Wednesday February 26th, 2020 at 11:30 Where: Sorosis Club of Orlando 501 E Livingston St, […]


  WHEN: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Noon until 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Ceremonial Courtroom 3A, United States Courthouse NEED TO KNOW: No food or beverage is allowed in the ceremonial courtroom, please eat prior to this event 3.0 hours of CLE credit is pending from The Florida Bar Please RSVP to Margaret_Bundy@fd.org if you plan to attend […]

Bail Bond CLE Luncheon January 2020

Join CFACDL for a luncheon and panel discussion with Moncrief Bail Bonds and attorney Robert Adams regarding bail, bonds, forfeitures and surrounding issues your clients need to know! Speakers: Mr. Russell “Bruce” Moncrief and Robert Adams, and possibly Manny Soto-Diaz (schedule depending), with David Varet as moderator. Mr. Moncrief will explain everything you ever wanted to […]

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 […]