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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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Welcome to the Trial Lawyers Section

The Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar was established in 1967. The Section has over 5,800 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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June 9, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Extends Suspension of Civil Jury Trials until July 17, 2020.

On June 8, 2020, Chief Justice Charles Canady amended two earlier orders in regards to jury proceedings. According to, the first newly amended order extends the current suspension of jury proceedings including grand juries, jury selection, and criminal and civil jury trials through July 17, 2020. The statewide grand jury investigating school violence has+ Read More

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