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Legislative Key Contacts

Board Legislation Committee

The Legislation Committee is composed of nine members who serve three-year staggered terms, at least five of whom must be active members of the board. he committee considers proposals for legislative or political action by The Florida Bar or other subgroups, confirms whether such action is within the scope of the Bar’s authority, and recommends whether a position should be formally adopted or recognized by the board.

Key Contact Program

The Florida Bar needs the assistance of lawyers and lay persons who are politically active and knowledgeable about the issues on its agenda; who are personally acquainted with lawmakers; and who would be willing to present the Bar’s views when requested. Volunteers are kept informed about the Bar’s political agenda and serve as local components of a statewide network that augments the Bar’s Tallahassee-based legislative resources.

2022-2024 Attorney Legislators

There are 27 attorney legislators in the House; 18 Republican, 9 Democrat. There are nine attorney legislators in the Senate; five Republican, four Democrat.