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Improving Individual Trial Ability

Welcome to the Trial Lawyers Section. Formed in 1967, The Trial Lawyers Section is the oldest of bar sections. Our mission is to promote access to courts and to help maintain the independence of the judiciary, two fundamental cornerstones of our system of justice. This year’s focus will be on exploring options to improve the efficiency of our legal system. The term “proportionality” is often used on this topic.
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The Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar is proud to be a diverse group of attorneys representing every race, culture, religion, age, gender, parental status, sexual orientation and disability. Our Section is obligated to help preserve and protect the jury system.
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Welcome to the Trial Lawyers Section

The Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar was established in 1967. The Section has over 5,500 members with membership open to any attorney in good standing with The Florida Bar who shares a common interest in trial advocacy before the courts. Affiliate memberships are also available.
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December 3, 2020

Mock Trial Jurors Needed

The Trial Lawyer’s Section is conducting its prestigious 39th annual Chester H. Bedell Mock Trial Competition virtually this year. Eight law schools with two teams each are expected to be competing via Zoom from January 20rd to the 22th, 2021. The trials are presided over by state and federal court judges, but they do not determine+ Read More

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