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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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Representative Thomas J. Leek


February 26, 2020

2020 Legislative Award Presented to Rep. Thomas J. Leek

The Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar presented Representative Thomas J. Leek with the Legislator of the Year Award for his outstanding commitment to improving Florida’s court system, protecting access to courts, and the independence of the Judiciary.  The Award was presented by TLS Chair, Sandy Sanborn, and TLS Legislative Chair Paul Scheck. Over+ Read More

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