|Labor & Employment Law Certification|
The practice of labor and employment law encompasses advice and representation concerning the application and interpretation of public and private sector labor and employment law principles, as well as employment discrimination and employment-related civil rights law.
Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements.
The applications for initial board certification and recertification are currently being updated and will be posted here by the end of March.
You will be due to file a recertification application by June 15, 2016 if you were originally certified in 2001, 2006 or 2011.
The filing period for initial applications is July 1 - August 31.
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.
View your Board Certification CLE credit hours online. Log in to your My Florida Bar account, and select “Show More” in the My Board Certifications section. Check “Show All” and select Labor and Employment Law from the drop down menu. Select the “Credit History” tab.
If you were originally certified in 2001, 2006 or 2011, the Application for Recertification must be postmarked by June 15, 2016. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by May 31, 2016 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 Initial Application for Certification filing period opens July 1, 2016 and applications must be postmarked by August 31, 2016. This filing period is to become eligible to sit for the March Labor & Employment Law Exam.
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 March 2017 Labor and Employment Exam the abbreviated application must be postmarked by August 31, 2016.
Exam Specifications Revised 10/6/2014
Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Labor & Employment Law Lawyer – RRTFB 6-23
Labor & Employment Law Standing Committee Policies
Labor & Employment Law committee members
Labor & Employment Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
Labor & Employment Law Certification Field Established 2000