The Florida Bar
Health Law Certification

Certified Attorneys


Health law is the practice of law involving federal, state or local law and rules or regulations regarding the delivery of health care services. In addition to health care provider issues and regulations of providers, health law includes legal issues regarding relationships between and among providers and payors.

Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements. PDF document opens in new window

Board Certification Applications for Lawyers

The applications for initial board certification and recertification are currently being updated and will be posted here by the end of March.

You will be due to file a recertification application by August 15, 2016 if you were originally certified in 1996, 2001, 2006 or 2011.

The filing period for initial applications is September 1 - October 31.

General Information:

Health Law Exam Specifications PDF document opens in new window Revised 11/30/2012

Health Law Exam Format and Scoring PDF document opens in new window

Example Examination Questions PDF document opens in new window (Updated 8/1/13)

Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Health Law Lawyer – Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-14

Health Law Standing Committee Policies and Standards (Updated 9/16/2013) PDF document opens in new window

Health Law Committee

Health Law Certification Staff Liaison 
Charlotte Bell
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300


Health Law Certification Field Established 1995

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[Revised: 01-07-2016]