The Florida Bar

Animal Law

Animal Law Section

Welcome to the Animal Law Section of The Florida Bar.

This Section takes an active role in informing Florida Bar members and the public of developments in case law, proposed legislative changes, and other relevant issues in animal law. In addition, we have held, and will continue to hold, at least one animal law seminar each year. We also conduct research and distribute informational materials regarding animal law.

Section Administrator

Ricky Libbert, 850-561-5631

Section Objectives

  • Promote and assist members of the profession and others in the study and understanding of laws, regulations, and court decisions dealing with issues involving animals; and
  • Provide a forum for members of the profession to consider and discuss issues in animal law.

Membership Information

Florida Bar member dues: $35 Join and pay online
Affiliate member dues (non-Bar members): $25 Email the section administrator or call 850-561-5631 to request an application and for more information.
Young lawyers: No cost The Animal Law Section sponsors the membership fee for up to 100 young lawyers (practicing 10 years or fewer) who commit to participate in one or more of the section’s committees. Email the section administrator or call 850-561-5631 to request an application.
Third-year law student: No cost Email the section administrator or call 850-561-5631 to request an application and for more information.

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