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Authorized House Counsel - Application & Forms Packet

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014, THE APPLICATION FEE WILL BE $1,600

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Packet Contents
Listing of Authorized House Counsel
Basic Skills Course Requirement (BSCR) Forms for Authorized House Counsels
Petitions to remove BSCR Delinquency
Continuing Legal Education Form for Authorized House Counsels
Mailing Address
Pro Bono
Annual Renewal



EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014, THE APPLICATION FEE WILL BE $1,600

Packet Contents

Application checklist PDF document opens in new window

Application for certification PDF document opens in new window

Certificate of Good Standing/Status PDF document opens in new window to be completed by jurisdiction(s) where admitted.

Certificate of Business Organization PDF document opens in new window

Rules Regulating The Florida Bar: Chapter 17 - Authorized House Counsel Rule.
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Listing of Authorized House Counsel

Listing of Authorized House Counsel
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Basic Skills Course Requirement (BSCR) Forms for Authorized House Counsels

BSCR Extension Request Form Word document opens in new window

BSCR Exemption Form Word document opens in new window
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Petitions to remove BSCR Delinquency

Petition for Removal of BSCR Delinquency For Authorized House Counsel Phase I Word document opens in new window

Petition for Removal of BSCR Delinquency Phase II Word document opens in new window
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Continuing Legal Education Form for Authorized House Counsels

Authorized House Counsels Petition for Removal of CLER Delinquency Word document opens in new window
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Mailing Address

Please transmit your completed application and enclosures, or direct any additional inquiries, to:

The Florida Bar

Authorized House Counsel Rule
The Florida Bar
651 E. Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300

(850) 561-5840 or (800) 342-8060, ext. 5840
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Pro Bono

Authorized House Counsel may now provide pro bono legal services if the AHC is certified as an emeritus attorney under chapter 12 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. Contact the legal aid organization or the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Florida for the necessary forms.
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Annual Renewal

Annual renewal statements are sent out at the end of May/beginning of June. The annual renewal fee is separate from the application fee.
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[Revised: 07-01-2014]