Helpful Links for Advocates

 

National Association of Consumer Advocates

 

Join the Consumer Umbrella Group listserv. This listserv is the general consumer listserv allowing discussion among Florida legal services attorneys on consumer related topics.

 


 

Jeff Hearne Receives Award


At the 2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention Jeff Hearne, Litigation Director of Legal Services of Greater Miami, received the Florida Bar Consumer Protection Law Committee Lawyer of the Year award.  The award was presented by Senator Rodriguez who was mentored by Mr. Hearne.  Upon receiving his award Mr. Hearne spoke of the consumer problems faced by tenants in Florida and how important tenant issues are as consumer protection and public policy concerns.  He also complimented his colleagues in the Housing Umbrella Group, including important legislative and amicus efforts.

 


The National Consumer Law Center has the following upcoming training:

 

Consumer Rights Litigation Conference (CRLC) and Class Action Symposium
Denver, CO
October 25-28, 2018

 


There is a fascinating new tool with county level data created by the Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN).


Share this with the others at your organization who might find it useful and let me know ways that you use it by emailing me at alison@floridajusticetechnologycenter.org.

 


 

What's New

The Florida Justice Institute has republished the Sixth Edition of the Older Floridians Handbook:  Laws and Programs Affecting Older Floridians.

You can find the handbook by visiting the FJI website here.