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Consumer Protection Law


The Consumer Protection Law Committee’s mission is to educate consumers and Bar members about consumer protection laws and current issues through such means as public outreach events, public service messages, CLE programs, consumer publications, non-partisan technical assistance memoranda on proposed legislation, and providing expert resources to The Florida Bar, the Judiciary, and the Legislature.

Seminar covers hottest topics in consumer law
Consumer law practitioners are routinely asked about privacy issues, mortgage difficulties and the foreclosure process. “Property, Privacy and Accountability – Recent Developments in Consumer Protection” PDF document opens in new window will address those topics and more with speakers who are nationally recognized. The seminar is being held during the Annual Convention in Orlando on Thursday, June 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. Registration begins in mid-April.

Nominate an attorney for Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year
Nominations are being accepted for the
2014 Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year Award, PDF document opens in new window
which recognizes excellence, character and commitment to the practice of consumer protection law. Nominations should explain how the nominee promotes the ideals and values of consumer protection and advocacy; describe the nominee’s participation in notable projects or activities advancing consumer protection; and provide other examples of the lawyer’s professionalism, excellence, character and commitment to consumer protection. Deadline for nominations: Friday, April 11. Questions: slyle@flabar.org or (850) 561-5669.

Consumer tips are available through The Florida Bar's Consumer Pamphlets and the Florida Attorney General's Consumer Information page. External Link opens in a new window


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    John Allen Yanchunis Chair Tampa  2014
    Tequisha Yvette Myles Vice Chair West Palm Beach  2015
    Sasha McAlpine Sampaio Vice Chair Miami  2016
    Adam Glenn Rabinowitz Board Liaison Fort Lauderdale  2014
    Diana Arteaga Miami  2016
    Laura J. Boeckman Jacksonville  2016
    James Robert Bryan Coral Gables  2016
    Melvin Delton Chen Lake Mary  2015
    Wilhelmina Blossom Curtis Riverview  2016
    Lynn Drysdale Jacksonville  2014
    Courtney Drew Durham Tavares  2016
    Mary Ann Etzler Orlando  2016
    Steven Michael Fahlgren Hilliard  2014
    Mona Fandel Plantation  2015
    Alan Seth Feldman Miami  2014
    James Salvatore Giardina Tampa  2016
    Geoffrey Alexander Gilbert Boca Raton  2014
    Margery Ellen Golant Boca Raton  2014
    Stuart Marc Golant Boca Raton  2014
    Natalie F Guerra-Valdes Ft Lauderdale  2016
    Mercedes Gonzalez Hale Wesley Chapel  2015
    Rene Devlin Harrod Fort Lauderdale  2015
    Allan Michael Huss Palm Beach  2014
    Gregory Allen Jackson, Jr. Orlando  2015
    Joseph Justice Land O Lakes  2014
    Jared Michael Lee Orlando  2015
    Mary McPherson Lewis Fort Lauderdale  2016
    Jacob Joseph Linhart Lake Worth  2015
    Lesly Carmen Longa Tampa  2014
    Dionne L Meyers Tallahassee  2015
    Ryan Garrett Moore Jacksonville Beach  2016
    Robert William Murphy Fort Lauderdale  2015
    Anita Clark Pryor Jacksonville  2016
    Craig Evan Rothburd Tampa  2016
    Sean Michael Shaw Tampa  2014
    Elizabeth Josephine Starr Orlando  2014
    Brendan A Sweeney Fort Lauderdale  2015
    Alice Maria Vickers Tallahassee  2016
    Gary Stuart Weisman Tampa  2014
    James Dennis Young Jacksonville  2014
    Michael Andrew Ziegler Clearwater  2015


    Consumer Protection Law Committee Web page

    [Revised: 7-1-2013]