The Florida Bar
|State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification|
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.
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. Board Certification CLE credit hours are now available online. Log in to your My Florida Bar account, and select “Show More” in the My Board Certifications section. Check “Show All” and select construction law from the drop down menu. Select the “Credit History” tab.
If you were originally certified in 2010, the Application for Recertification must be postmarked by August 15, 2015. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by July 31, 2015 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, 2015 and applications must be postmarked by October 31, 2015. This filing period is to become eligible to sit for the May 2015 State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice certification examination.
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 2016 State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Exam, the abbreviated application must be postmarked by October 31, 2015.
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
Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education
State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Committee Members
State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Certification Field Established 2006