|Real Estate Certification|
Certified Attorneys by City
Certified lawyers in real estate law deal with matters relating to real property transactions including, but not limited to real estate conveyances, title searches, property transfers, leases, condominiums and cooperatives, interval ownership, mortgage, zoning and land use planning, real estate development and financing, real estate litigation, and determination of property rights.
Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements.
|Board Certification Applications for Lawyers|
To download an application, click on the appropriate application. You will be asked if you would like to "Open" or "Save" the file (MSWord). It is advisable to save the file to your computer for future reference. Type in your responses on the application and print a copy. Attach any required documents, enclose the $250 application fee, and mail your application to: The Florida Bar, Legal Specialization and Education Dept., 651 E. Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300.
Board Certification CLE credit hours are now available online. Visit www.floridabar.org/certification and click “New! Check Your Board Certification CLE Credits” to view and print a record of your current certification credit hours.
If you were originally certified in 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 or 2008, the Application for Recertification must be postmarked by August 15, 2013. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by July 31, 2013 unless you file a recertification extension request.
Recertification File Extension
To request a one-time 3-month extension, please submit the Recertification Extension Application .
If you wish to apply for certification, the Initial Application for Certification filing period opens September 1, 2013 and applications must be postmarked by October 31, 2013.
You may submit an Abbreviated Application for Certification only if you meet one of the following conditions. In order to become eligible to sit for the 2014 Real Estate Exam, the abbreviated application must be postmarked by October 31, 2013.
1. You submitted an Initial Application for Certification by October 31, 2012 which was approved, but you were unable to sit for the 2013 Real Estate Exam.
2. You submitted an Initial Application for Certification by October 31, 2012 which was approved, you took the 2013 Real Estate Exam, but you were unsuccessful in obtaining a passing score. (Please note if you were unsuccessful on the 2012 and 2013 exam, you are not eligible to apply for the 2014 Real Estate exam, but you may reapply in 2015 by submitting the Initial Application for Certification.)
Exam Specifications Revised 12/6/2012
Format and Scoring
Sample Exam Questions
Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-9 - Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer
Real Estate Law Standing Committee Policies
Real Estate Law Committee Members
Real Estate Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
Real Estate Certification Field Established 1986