|Civil Trial Certification|
Certified Attorneys by City
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.
|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.
If you were originally certified in 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 or 2009, your application for recertification is due by June 15, 2014.
If you were originally certified in 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 or 2009, the Application for Recertification must be postmarked by June 15, 2014. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by May 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.
If you wish to apply for certification, the Application for Certification filing period opens July 1, 2014 and applications must be postmarked by August 31, 2014.
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 2015 Civil Trial Exam, the abbreviated application must be postmarked by August 31, 2014.
Sample Exam Questions
Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-4 - Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
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