The TRIBUTE TO JUSTICE BENEFIT will be a celebration of FJA's Research and Education Foundation (REF), FJA rising stars and the new EXCALIBUR award winners. This event is hosted by the Fellows of The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. All sponsorships and donations to REF are tax deductible.
Money donated to the Research and Education Foundation is used in the following programs:
Research to inform the public on how legislation will affect them and their families.
Guardian ad Litem network of professional staff and community advocates, partnering to provide a strong voice in court and positive systemic change on behalf of Florida’s abused and neglected children.
Law School Outreach Program to share the mission of the FJA with the next generation of trial lawyers.
Mock Trial Competition features the best and brightest future attorneys from around the state competing for a $1,000 scholarship.
Over the past twelve years FJA’s Research and Education Foundation has donated to the following groups and organizations:
|Bethel Empowerment Foundation, Inc.||Second Harvest of Big Bend|
|Mothers in Crisis||ECHO|
|Museum of Arts & Sciences||FL Hispanic Caucus|
|LeRoy Collins Library||NAACP-ACT-SO|
|Nan Knox Girls and Boys Club||American Cancer Society|
|Ronald McDonald House||United Way|
|American Legions||Guardian Ad Litem|
|NAACP-ACT-SO||Crime Victims resource Network|
|Capital City Classic Foundation||African Caribbean Dance Theater|
|Julio Robaina Foundation||National Center for Victims of Crimes|
|FL Disabled Outdoors Association||The Shelter|
|Legal Services of N. Florida||Veterans Events|
|American Legions||Legal Services of N. Florida|
|Special Olympics-Florida||First Amendment Foundation|
|Ronald McDonald House||Special Olympics-Florida|
|UACDC||Guardian Ad Litem|
|FCAN||Youth Education Through Sports|
|Special Olympics-Florida||Party for the Judicial|
|MDA Foundation||Center for Justice & Democracy|
|MDM Foundation||Pound Forum|
|Party for the Judicial||The Trey Curry Foundation|
|FL Hispanic Caucus||Party for the Judicial|
|Party for the Judicial||Fractured Atlas|
|Refuge House||Special Olympics-Florida|
|Capital Area Healthy Start||Center for Justice & Democracy|
If you would like to learn more about the Research and Education Foundation contact FJA at (850) 224-9403 or email Susan McComas, communications.