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Attorney Discipline Information: The Florida Bar accepts complaints against attorneys, investigates those complaints and prosecutes attorneys who engage in unethical conduct. For individuals who are unsure if a lawyer has acted ethically or who are dissatisfied and wish to consider whether filing a complaint may be appropriate, The Florida Bar operates the Attorney Consumer Assistance Program (ACAP). The ACAP telephone number is toll-free: 1-866-352-0707.

Consumer Information: The Florida Bar provides information for the public on certain general areas of law as well as specific legal issues in our Consumer Pamphlets.

Información en español: Aquí proporcionamos alguna información del Colegio de Abogados de Florida en español.

Speakers Bureau: The Florida Bar has assembled a group of outstanding lawyers throughout the state who speak to groups within their communities as a public service, they are our Speakers Bureau.

Courts: A brief overview of Florida's Court System and links to court websites.

Fair & Impartial Courts: Materials and resources for public education on maintaining a fair and impartial judiciary are provided by the Bar's Constitutional Judiciary Committee.

Clients' Security Fund: The Clients' Security Fund was created by The Florida Bar to help compensate persons who have suffered a loss of money or property due to misappropriation or embezzlement by an attorney.

Prepaid Legal Service Plans: Prepaid Legal Services plans work by making prior arrangements with lawyers to provide specified services to plan members at reduced fees.

Pro Bono/Legal Aid: Legal Aid agencies are the organizations that refer pro bono cases to attorneys around Florida.

[Revised: 08-24-2014]