The Family Lawyers Association is made up of solicitors and barristers who practice in the area of family law and at present has hundreds of members spread throughout Ireland. Associate Membership is available to other professional persons whose work is connected with family law. The Association has been in existence for over twenty years and has served the dual function of promoting contact between family lawyers and fostering a greater level of knowledge and information in regard to family law.
At its annual meeting in November 2006 the Association adopted a new Constitution and revamped its structures so that it could carry out its work more efficiently. The activities of the Association are mainly in the following areas: