Research & Education Foundation

The Florida Justice Association Research and Education Foundation, Inc. (FJA REF) is a Florida not-for-profit corporation and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization for federal tax purposes.  FJA REF was established in 1992 to conduct research, educational and charitable projects that promote the study and understanding of the justice system in Florida and the issues addressed by the justice system having an impact on consumers, victims and all Floridians. FJA REF is organized to enhance and foster an understanding of the justice system and the role of each citizen in the system as an advocate for justice and fairness.

If you would like more information on sponsorship opportunities or to volunteer as a judge for this great event, please contact Elisha Charpentier at 850-521-1040 or by email.

Mock Trial Competition

The FJA Research & Educational Foundation (REF) holds the Honorable E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition annually. Attorneys who would like more information on sponsorship opportunities or volunteering to act as a judge for this year's competition please click here or contact FJA Member Services at 850-521-1093 or by email.

Below are informative websites that may help you with research or to locate information. If you have suggested websites that should be included on our list, please email and let us know!

Defective Products Links

Types of Defective Product Liability Claims

Florida Law Links

Misleading and Deceptive Trade Practices

Forced Arbitration Links

Forced Arbitration Rogues Gallery
Forced Arbitration