The Florida Bar

Public Interest Law

Public Interest Law Section


The purpose of the section is to provide an organization open to all who have a common interest in advocacy and enhancement of constitutional, statutory or other rights that protect the dignity, security, justice, liberty, or freedom of the individual or public, and a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas leading to increased knowledge and understanding of the areas of public interest law.

Section Administrator

Ben Morris 850-561-5618

Membership Information

All members receive section publications, are encouraged to participate in the committees, and are offered an opportunity to network with legal professionals with similar interests.

Florida Bar member dues: $35 Join and pay online
Download the application to pay by check
Law student and affiliate membership dues: $20 Download the application to join and pay by check

All Florida Bar members in good standing are encouraged to join. Additionally, legislators and legislative staff members, agency staff, public interest advocates, and representatives of for-profit and nonprofit private sector initiatives are encouraged to join as affiliate members.

Visit the Public Interest Law website for CLE opportunities.