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RULE 20-5.1 GENERALLY

20 FLORIDA REGISTERED PARALEGAL PROGRAM
20-5 INELIGIBILITY FOR REGISTRATION OR RENEWAL

RULE 20-5.1 GENERALLY

The following individuals are ineligible for registration as a Florida Registered Paralegal or for renewal of a registration that was previously granted:

    (a) a person who is currently suspended or disbarred or who has resigned in lieu of discipline from the practice of law in any state or jurisdiction;

    (b) a person who has been convicted of a felony in any state or jurisdiction and whose civil rights have not been restored;

    (c) a person who has been found to have engaged in the unlicensed (unauthorized) practice of law in any state or jurisdiction;

    (d) a person whose registration or license to practice has been terminated or revoked for disciplinary reasons by a professional organization, court, disciplinary board, or agency in any jurisdiction;

    (e) a person who is no longer primarily performing paralegal work as defined elsewhere in these rules; or

    (f) a person who fails to comply with prescribed continuing education requirements as set forth elsewhere in this chapter.

[Revised: 03/01/2008]