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Consumer Protection Law Committee

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.

Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year Award

Each year, the committee recognizes a legal services, public interest or private attorney whose contributions to the practice of consumer law have strengthened and affirmed the rights of Florida consumers.

See past winners

Information for Consumers

Consumer InformationNeed advice on matters regarding your landlord or writing a will or hiring an attorney? The Florida Bar offers consumer pamphlets on those topics and many others as a service to the public. While not a substitute for hiring an attorney, these pamphlets provide basic legal information about the topics they cover. The Florida Bar hopes they prove helpful to you.

Helpful tools for Attorneys and Consumers

Webinar

Continuing Legal Education

Course 4377, RECOVERY – Assisting Consumers in the Aftermath of COVID-19

The Consumer Protection Law Committee’s Annual Florida Bar Convention seminar was presented June 9, 2021 in the President’s Showcase.

CLE Credit: General, 7.5 hours
Certification Credit: Business Litigation, 1 hour; Real Estate, 4 hours

WATCH ‘CONSUMER LAW MEETS CYBER LAW’ SEMINAR ONLINE FOR CREDIT

The Consumer Protection Law Committee’s Annual Florida Bar Convention seminar is available to watch online for credit. The seminar has 4 hours of General Credit and 4 Technology Credit.

Log in to the Members Portal to access your committee materials.

Staff Contact:  Carol B. Sullivan