|Civil Trial Certification|
Civil trial law is the practice of law dealing with litigation of civil controversies in all areas of law before state courts, federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitrators.
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.
View your Board Certification CLE credit hours online. Log in to your My Florida Bar account, and select “Show More” in the My Board Certifications section. Check “Show All” and select Civil Trial from the drop down menu. Select the “Credit History” tab.
If you were originally certified in 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 or 2010, your application for recertification is due by June 15, 2015.
If you were originally certified in 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 or 2011, the Application for Recertification must be postmarked by June 15, 2016. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by May 31, 2016 unless you file a recertification extension request.
1. You submitted an Initial Application for Certification by August 31, 2015 which was approved, but you were unable to sit for the 2016 Civil Trial Exam.
NEW AMENDED RULES AS OF MAY 20, 2016!
Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-4 - Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
Sample Exam Questions
Civil Trial Law Standing Committee Policies
Civil Trial Law Committee members
Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Civil Trial Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
Civil Trial Law Certification Field Established 1983