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.

Mock Trial Competition

The FJA Research & Educational Foundation (REF) holds the Honorable E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition annually. If you would like more information on sponsorship opportunities or to volunteer as a judge for this great event, please contact GC Murray at 850-521-1034 or by email.