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RULE 6-12.1 BASIC SKILLS COURSE REQUIREMENT

6 LEGAL SPECIALIZATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS
6-12 BASIC SKILLS COURSE REQUIREMENT RULE

RULE 6-12.1 BASIC SKILLS COURSE REQUIREMENT

(a) Preamble. It is of primary importance to the public and to the members of The Florida Bar that attorneys begin their legal careers with a thorough and practical understanding of the law. To accomplish that objective, each member of The Florida Bar (hereinafter referred to as "member") shall comply with the basic skills course requirement (hereinafter BSCR) through the completion of continuing legal education programs developed and presented by the Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar (hereinafter YLD). Oversight of member compliance with this rule shall be the responsibility of the board of legal specialization and education (hereinafter BLSE.)

(b) Applicability. Every member admitted to The Florida Bar after October 1, 1988 shall comply with the BSCR.

[Revised: 02/08/2001]