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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

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year Award. This award 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. The nomination deadline is Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

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Florida Bar consumer pamphlets offer helpful information

Consumer InformationNeed advice on matters regarding your landlord or writing a will or hiring an attorney? The Florida Bar offers 47 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

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:  Tanya Downs