The Florida Bar

Family Law

Family Law Section

The Family Law Section’s mission is to actively encourage and facilitate meaningful interactions, cooperation and the exchange of ideas between our state’s family law practitioners, members of the judiciary, students, affiliate members, state senators, state representatives and the governor in an effort to enhance the procedural and substantive laws governing our state’s family law matters, to enhance the practice of family law in our state, to enhance Florida’s judicial system, to enhance the legal assistance provided to Florida’s families and to ensure that Florida’s families have open and meaningful access to and obtain appropriate relief from our state court system.

Section Administrator

Willie Mae Shepherd, 850-561-5624

Membership Information

The section offers many opportunities to get involved. See a list of committees and other section information on the Family Law Section website.

Florida Bar member dues: $55 (any member in good standing) Join and pay online
Download an application to pay by check
Affiliate member dues: $65 Download the application
Law student member dues: $25 Download the application