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Workers' Compensation Certification

Certified Attorneys

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Definition

Certified lawyers in workers' compensation law deal with the analysis and litigation of problems or controversies arising out of the Florida Workers' Compensation Law.

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

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.

Currently Certified
If you were originally certified in 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 or 2009, the Application for Recertification Word document opens in new window must be postmarked by August 15, 2014. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by July 31, 2014 unless you file a recertification extension request.

Recertification File Extension
To request a one-time 3-month extension, please submit the Recertification Extension Application. Word document opens in new window

Seeking Certification
If you wish to apply for certification, the Initial Application for Certification Word document opens in new window filing period opens September 1, 2014 and applications must be postmarked by October 31, 2014. The filing period is to become eligible to sit for the May 2015 Workers' Compensation Exam.

You may submit an Abbreviated Application for Certification Word document opens in new window only if you meet one of the following conditions. In order to become eligible to sit for the 2015 Workers' Compensation Exam, the abbreviated application must be postmarked by October 31, 2014.


1. You submitted an Initial Application for Certification by October 31, 2013 which was approved, but you were unable to sit for the 2014 Workers' Compensation Exam.

You submitted an Initial Application for Certification by October 31, 2013 which was approved, you took the 2014 Workers' Compensation Exam, but you were unsuccessful in obtaining a passing score. (Please note if you were unsuccessful on the 2013 and 2014 exam, you are not eligible to apply for the 2015 Workers' Compensation exam, but you may reapply in 2016 by submitting the Initial Application for Certification.)

General Information:
Committee Members
Exam Specifications PDF document opens in new window
Standards for Certification of a Board Certified Workers' Compensation Lawyer Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-11
Standing Committee Policies PDF document opens in new window

Workers' Compensation Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:

Xiomara Gonzalez
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
850/561-5768
xgonzalez@flabar.org

Workers' Compensation Certification Field Established 1988


[Revised: 04-11-2014]