The Florida Bar

Standing Committees
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.

National Consumer Protection Week

Attorneys from The Florida Bar Consumer Protection Law Committee will be helping Floridians with their legal problems free of charge a
t seven Ask-A-Lawyer events across the state, most of them during National Consumer Protection Week, March 5-11. Volunteer attorneys will assist consumers one-on-one, advising them on foreclosure issues, credit problems, bankruptcy and other issues.

Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year nominations sought
Foreclosure. Bankruptcy. Credit and loan problems. Debt collection. Attorneys practicing in these areas of law are the ones consumers turn when they need help in matters close to home. In June, one attorney who is passionate and dedicated in representing consumers will receive The Florida Bar Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year Award. Deadline for nominations is Friday, April 7. Nomination forms can be submitted by email. Details: (850) 561-5669 or email

Weathering Florida's Housing Crisis
Helpful tools for Attorneys and Consumers
Foreclosure Help

Staff Contact    Zannah Lyle
Jared Michael Lee Chair Orlando  2018
Craig Evan Rothburd Vice Chair Tampa  2019
Alice Maria Vickers Vice Chair Tallahassee  2019
Marcy Lynn Shaw Board Liaison Fort Myers  2017
William Breen Armistead Tallahassee  2017
Barry Seth Balmuth Palm Beach Gardens  2019
Shana L Bell Orlando  2019
Laura J. Boeckman Jacksonville  2019
Victoria Ann Butler Tampa  2019
Valorie S Chavin North Miami  2018
Melvin Delton Chen Lake Mary  2018
Robert Graham Clements Orlando  2017
Patrick St George Cousins West Palm Beach  2017
Lisa Anne DiFranza Jacksonville Beach  2018
Brett Alan Foster Orlando  2019
Charles G Geitner Tampa  2018
Mercedes Gonzalez Hale Wesley Chapel  2017
Roger A Hatfield Orlando  2017
Shaunda Therese Hill Orlando  2017
Gregory Allen Jackson, Jr. Orlando  2018
Katherine Ann Kiziah West Palm Beach  2018
Jovita Wysocka Kravitz St Petersburg  2017
Madison Lynn Kvamme Tallahassee  2019
Vicki Lynn Lambert Orlando  2019
Lesly Carmen Longa Tampa  2017
Patrice Shannon Malloy Fort Lauderdale  2019
Soeurette Michel Pembroke Pines  2018
Ryan Garrett Moore Jacksonville Beach  2019
Robert William Murphy Fort Lauderdale  2018
Jennifer D Newton Miami  2017
Anthony Joseph Palermo Tampa  2019
José Javier Rodríguez Fort Lauderdale  2018
Steven A Salzer Tampa  2017
Mark A Schweikert Miami  2019
Sarah Levien Shullman West Palm Beach  2018
Nicholas John Taldone New Port Richey  2019
Dennis Joseph Wall Winter Springs  2019
David A Weintraub Plantation  2017
Michael Andrew Ziegler Clearwater  2018

Consumer Protection Law Committee Web page

[Revised: 7-1-2016]