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State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification

Certified Attorneys

Definition

State and federal government and administrative practice is the practice of law on behalf of public or private clients on matters including but not limited to rulemaking or adjudication associated with state or federal government entity actions such as contracts, licenses, orders, permits, policies, or rules. State and federal government and administrative practice also includes appearing before or presiding as an administrative law judge, arbitrator, hearing officer, or member of an administrative tribunal or panel over a dispute involving an administrative or government action.

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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 2006 or 2011.

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

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Exam Information

Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Lawyer – Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-25

State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Committee Policies PDF document opens in new window

Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education

State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Committee Members

CLE Forms

State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:

Maritza McGill
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
850/561-3141
mmcgill@flabar.org

State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification Field Established 2006

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[Revised: 01-07-2016]