Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice.
Board Certification for Lawyers: What Does It Mean?
Invitation to the Certified Lawyers' Reception and Awards Ceremony
Celebrating 30 Years of Dedication to Professionalism
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education is proud to announce that 221 of The Florida Bar members who earned legal board certification in civil trial or tax law in 1983 have maintained their board certification status for 30 years.
*NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MAY 31*
- The Anstead award recognizes exemplary professionalism, excellence, character and commitment to The Florida Bar’s certification program and to the practice of law. Nominate a certified lawyer or judge for The Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award for Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year
- The excellence award recognizes excellence and creativity by a Florida Bar board certified lawyer or a law firm in advancing the public’s knowledge of and appreciation for legal board certification. Nominate a certified lawyer or law firm for the Award for Excellence in the Promotion of Board Certification
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Board Certified Attorneys
Find a board certified attorney. Directory by specialty areas and cities, consumer information, media contacts and background about each of Florida’s 24 certification areas.
Board Certification and Recertification
Applications, standards, exam information and staff contacts by specialty areas; links to certification calendar and certification committee member lists.
Resources for Certified Attorneys
Program news, brochure order forms, marketing tips, logos and Capstone e-newsletter.
Board of Legal Specialization and Education
BLSE members, mission statement, meeting agendas, standing policies, National Accreditation Program, Rules Regulating The Florida Bar: Chapter 6, Legal Specialization and Education Programs and more.
Board Certification Annual Fee